Sarah Henry

Hi, I'm a freelance writer who has covered food people, places, politics, culture, and news for outlets such as The Atlantic, AFAR, Gilt Taste, Ladies' Home Journal, Grist, Shareable, and Eating Well

Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, I've also written stories with a local food focus for outlets such as the San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, California, San Francisco, Diablo, Edible East Bay, Edible Marin & Wine Country, and Berkeleyside.

I'm a contributor to the national policy site Civil Eats and the local news hub  KQED's Bay Area Bites and the voice behind Lettuce Eat Kale, a home for my personal essays on all manner of edible matters and an archive for my reported stories.  

Hunger Doesn't Take a Holiday

Hunger arrived on my doorstep the other day. At first, I didn't recognize it. Instead, what I saw was a common occurrence around here: A posse of lanky teen boys piling into my house. There were sneakers resembling longboards to kick off and backpacks as heavy as several bricks to off load. And there were snacks—or afternoon tea as we like to say around here, in a nod to the homeland—to be wolfed down....more
Thats an excellent point. Im my community in the summer all the schools and a few other places ...more