Our Very #BerryRoadTrip
Today, we’re kicking off a road trip across America. The goal is to learn something about food distribution—how what you eat gets to you—and the massive logistical system that keeps trucks moving 24/7 to your grocery store.
Spencer and I will literally follow a shipment of strawberries as it barrels across the U.S. For your fruit to show up looking perfect, it has to stay cool and move quickly, sometimes around the clock. We’ll stay on the truck’s bumper and try to keep the same day-and-night schedule as the truckers who haul food for a living. They do a quiet and thankless job, but it’s a fascinating one.
Why strawberries? There’s no more quintessential American fruit. Americans eat more strawberries (both total