Sarah Henry

Sarah Henry is a freelance food writer based in Berkeley and the voice behind the blog Lettuce Eat Kale.

New Agtivists: Brother-sister duo revamp the corner store

When Alison and Aphonzo Cross started planning The Boxcar Grocers -- a "corner store" full of fresh, local food in Atlanta -- they had no idea they'd find a line outside the door on their first day.

The New Agtivist: Inga Haugen, farm girl at large

Photo: Cathrine Windyk Inga Haugen may look a little like Heidi, but she’s a modern-day farm girl through and through. In 1993, her family moved to the small town of Canton, Minn. (population less than 400), to Springside Farm, 230 …

Learning on the half-shell

Photo: Gwendolyn MeyerLuc Chamberland thinks oyster farming is often misunderstood. That’s why the aquaculturist wants to educate the public about the benefits of cultivating bivalves in Tomales Bay, a pristine estuary in West Marin, Calif. A recent, high-profile controversy surrounding …

Kickstarting on-demand heirloom produce

A new online project takes the traditional CSA model one step further by allowing eaters to help decide what heirloom produce farmers plant.