- The Plate
Hard-Core Locavore: Eating on the World’s Most Remote Island
For those who dream of getting away from it all and living a simpler life of growing your own food, fishing for your nightly dinner, cooking with your neighbors, and living off the land, the Royal Institute of British Architects has a challenge for you.
Welcome to the tiny volcanic islands of Tristan da Cunha, the most remote populated place on earth. Alone in the South Atlantic Ocean 1,750 miles from South Africa (about a week by boat, depending on the weather), the residential population of 286 British citizens live “far from the maddening crowd” as its official website claims.
The four islands that make up Tristan da Cunha are accessible only by boat and only for 60 days out