Author Vicki Robins, of Whidbey Island, Washington, was a self-described “local food dabbler” for a long time. She would shop at the farmer’s market if she had the time, and she joined a community-supported agriculture program—which she later quit because she didn’t use all the vegetables that came her way. Then, in September 2010 . . .

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