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Food can be used to enrich, strengthen and connect people of all societies and cultures: All you need is a passion for tasty morsels and tradition.

In our special section on Community Entrepreneurs, we focus on makers, store owners, food enthusiasts, do-gooders, connectors, online communities, renters, lenders and educators who build and strengthen communities while making excellent goods and services.

Bread Furst After turning 76 years, Mark Furstenberg opened a neighborhood bakery in the heart of Washington, D.C. At the ripe age of 50, Mark Furstenberg decided to switch careers entirely to become a professional baker. “I didn’t like what I was doing at the time, writing about other people’s experiences, ” he says of his previous career as a political speechwriter and journalist. “I wasn’t finished having experiences of my own.” Over the following quarter of a

  • Words:
    Sammi Massey, Katherine Sacks and Pancha Imsomboon
  • Photography:
    Sarah Maycock

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  • Words:
    Sammi Massey, Katherine Sacks and Pancha Imsomboon
  • Photography:
    Sarah Maycock
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