My friend Sarah introduced me to Tim and Chris, a couple she knows through her brother, Jake. They have become growers of herbs and veggies for Camino, one of their favorite restaurants, and get paid in meals there. This led me to investigate a few other bartering relationships, which is how I came up with this fun story in Berkeleyside.
Alix is a personal chef and freelance writer in the SF Bay Area. You can keep up with her writing and cooking here.