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    Dark Days Week 8 Part II: Food and Home

    Yesterday I shared my Dark Days lesson about how my perceptions of local food are changing as I learn about what is available outside of my own foodshed. Today I am posting part 2 of my Dark Days Challenge this week, with some follow-up on my “buy local” shopping event and some more photos of my sister making bratwurst pizza in my mom’s kitchen. Here’s my biggest question: Where are all the farmers? I just don’t understand why, in an agricultural community, there weren’t any products from local farmers on the shelf. My hometown is well-known for potato production. We even have an annual 10K called the “Tater Trot.” The…