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Passion Party #580 - Farm To Table

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I am blessed to live in Los Angeles
the land of pleasant weather
the place where almost any day of the week there is a Farmer's Market within a 7-mile radius of my home
the home of celebrity chefs that create restaurant "experiences" that cost $250 per person (not including wine).
But who needs a chef when you have a back yard?
This year I started a new vegetable garden in the back yard and filled it with tomatoes, green beans, cucumbers, zucchini and more tomatoes.
Now with June coming to an end the harvest has begun, and the dinners become more and more amazing.
Last night may have been a pinnacle of gastronomic happiness.
Diana's cauliflower soup with farmers market potatoes, carrots and celeryfresh off the vine sliced cucumberfresh sliced Cherokee Purple tomato, drizzled with olive oil, salt and peppersteamed rainbow Swiss Chardgrilled lemon-pepper turkey thighs (cooked on the backyard BBQ) Instagram photos would not do it justice, so we did not take any.  But her…

June Newsletter, New Video and New Request

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The June newsletter is out, with a new video, great jazz shows for June, and other news. Click here to read the newsletter Here is the new video, Dreamin' by George Kahn

Would you like to be a "first follower"? This is the theory that attracting an adherent or believer to a new kind of initiative is the first step toward beginning a movement that might seem unusual or out-of-step with the general population. Here's a brief video from Derek Sivers about the First Follower.   It all starts on Friday June 30...