The Locals - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

Dee, Jonathan
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Chapter 3 opens from the point of view of Todd Van Dyke, the chef and restaurateur who has opened his new farm-to-table eatery in Howland. His produce supplier is the local farmer Jack Whalen, whose wife Joanna is still in the process of recovering from her stroke during this chapter. Todd went to visit Jack on the farm, trying to convince him to grow kohlrabi. We learn that Todd’s dream is to buy the farm himself and operate it exclusively for the restaurant, and that Philip Hadi has yet to eat there.

Mark and Gerry started buying foreclosures in and around Howland, then fixing them up and renting them to low-income tenants so the federal government will subsidize their rent. Mark hired Barrett to do some of the remodeling work. One day on the job, Mark got a call from Greg Towles, the lawyer...

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