WORDS: KATE WEINER
IMAGES: COURTESY OF IMPERFECT
As a writer for the food journal Bone & Seed, I am fortunate to have the opportunity to collaborate with some truly brilliant eaters and ecologists. Recently, I launched the first in a series of essays on the beauty of "ugly" fruit in tandem with the creative crew of Imperfect. Imperfect is a trailblazing CSA that is working to create a market for cosmetically-challenged produce in Oakland and Berkeley (and here's hoping beyond!) Their ingenious fruit and veggie delivery system serves up imperfect produce at the fraction of the supermarket cost, both reducing food waste on farms and fostering equitable access to healthy eats.
Read more here and let us know of any "ugly" fruit initiatives transpiring in your neck of the woods. We always love to learn more about what is growing!