A few years from now, when they've returned to the States after months of research, Paige Harte and Jason Rivera plan to open a market -- called Shade Market -- where they'll serve provisions and possibly some prepared food, created from healthy, local sources, to their community. By doing so, they'd like to help people make real lifestyle changes that begin with their diets, making it easy for them to cook deliciously and healthfully at home.
|Shade Market via Kickstarter|
Between now and then, the two Charlie Bird staffers -- Harte is the maître d'; Rivera is a sous chef; both will leave the restaurant to begin this project -- are embarking on a global voyage to begin effecting the change they'd like to see stem from their market. Their trip is part research, part education, and part attempt to use lessons from other cultures to guide people here toward better, healthier lifestyles. More »