The World of Food

Four stories about innovation and change in the world of food.

Carl Sigmund writes about the arrival of community supported agriculture, a new way of connecting consumers with farmers by allowing them to buy shares in a crop in advance.

Olivia-Haber Greenwood profiles the owner of Los Gallos restaurant and grocery store in South Philadelphia, a Mexican immigrant who is pursuing the American dream.

Stephanie Trott chronicles the expansion of vegan establishments in Philadelphia, profiling a bakery, a restaurant and a new vegan coffee house.

Dana Eiselen writes about a day in the life of her family’s bakery in Roxborough whose future is in doubt because her father is aging and no one is in the line of succession.