I read this a while ago in 8th grade and theres a guy and he goes on a quest to find the sun on a motorcycle I think and then he finds someone in a city that takes him to their house in a forest and then the sun shines and he farms and stuff. Please help, thanks!
Could this be Searching for Summer by Joan Aitken?
You can read the full story online here. It's actually about a couple that go looking for the sun to celebrate their honeymoon. They travel around a post-apocalyptic Britain on a scooter and eventually find someone in the city that directs them to a small house in the forest where they see the sun and harvest some beans.
At least, he thought, they had left the golden place undisturbed. Mr. Noakes never went into the wood. And they had done what they intended; they had found the sun. Now they, too, would be able to tell their grandchildren, when beginning a story, “Long, long ago, when we were young, in the days when the sky was blue . . .