Fare Magazine Issue 3 (Charleston) is out now. Charleston explores one of America’s oldest and best preserved cities—the site of major turning points in American history, and the seat of a culinary renaissance where visionaries both in and out of the kitchen explore Southern identities through careful historical research and the cultivation of centuries-lost ingredients. Consistently ranked as the “best small city” in the US, Charleston owes much of the foundations of its culture to the significant contributions and struggles of its diasporic African communities, the descendants of enslaved workers, who are frequently overlooked for their considerable influence on the local cuisine and wider society.
In issue 3 (the Charleston issue) Fare goes deeper into the connections of food, history, and people—exploring how entire cities are built on the weight of food systems, with a myriad of effects that ripple into the present. Charleston is a city of contrasts and contradictions, lush with life, storied in its pasts, and alive with a depth of cuisine that truly belies its size.
Fare magazine is a new publication exploring city culture through food, history, and community. Fare introduces its readers to a single city and lets its locals do the talking: taking you down backstreets and through forgotten histories, exploring neighbourhoods and local institutions, and doing more than just taste the food on offer. Fare connects armchair travelers with immersive and nuanced stories from cities around the world, and serves as a kind of roadmap for those who are ready to make the actual trip to see things for themselves.
Specs: 240 x 170 mm, 196 pages, lithographically printed on Arctic matt and Cyclus Offset stock; perfect bound.