In the most recent issue of Modern Farmer (a relatively new food and farming publication), Lucas Adams tells the tale of Dave Dahl, a health bread baker. As the illustrated story unfolds, we learn about the challenging and sordid history of Dave's Killer Bread and the man behind it. The baker Dave, although hugely successful with his health bread venture, struggles to keep his personal life together.
This real tale is a reminder that things aren't always as simple as they seem -- and that the very basic act of baking can help one find peace (and sometimes success) in difficult times. Modern Farmer and writer Lucas Adams were generous enough to let us share part of this tale here on HuffPost Taste.