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The New Segil Urban Farm Fellow – Training Camp staff in Urban Farming, Beekeeping and More

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Every year we endow a young adult to become a Segil Urban Farm Fellow at the Shalom Institute Children’s camp in Malibu. My husband Clive trains them with his deep knowledge of farming in an urban environment ( although you … Continue reading

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The Larraine Segil Scholars Quarterly Dinner

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 The LSS group met for dinner at The Little Farm – Each of these remarkable women impress me more every time we get together. And what gives me tremendous joy is that they have formed such a bonded group – … Continue reading

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A wonderful new organization called LOOK WHAT SHE DID!

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I found out about this new non profit and immediately loved what they are doing!  Look What She Did! tells stories of astonishing women, past and present. That’s their mission. What started as a backyard art project has grown into … Continue reading

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Benefiting the American Cancer Society – CALSPIRIT July 28th in the Summer of 2013 at Los Angeles Pacific Design Center

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This is THE Event for chefs and foodies – and does so much good too – supporting the American Cancer Society – I am gathering cards of chefs there to introduce them to my cheeses! It is called CALSPIRIT and … Continue reading

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Vanderbilt University Hospital for Children and the YWCA of Nashville – thanks Sam, the Broken Robot for his books and songs! THANK YOU SAM!

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I was touched and thrilled to receive two wonderful letters of thanks today from two worthy institutions in Nashville TN where I recently gave a speech – and also donated a bunch of Sam The Broken Robot’s books and Song … Continue reading

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Turning parking lots into urban farms – reverse tithing -90% of produce donated to the community, and only 10% kept for supporting the cause – VOTE TODAY!

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This is such a good cause – please cast your vote for it – it is an interfaith activity that churches and  synagogues participate in, where they take underutilized parking lots, and turn them into farms, then they reverse tithe … Continue reading

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A wonderful letter from the ARNOLD PALMER CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL – To me and Sam, The Broken Robot – for our donations

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I was so very touched to receive a wonderful letter from the Arnold Palmer Children’s hospital – thanking me for our donation of many of Sam, The Broken Robot’s special boxes with his three books and two cds which brought … Continue reading

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The Day after Xmas – known as Boxing Day in the UK and Colonies – a day to relax and recoup – and also make all those New Years Resolutions!

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Boxing day – December 26th – a strange name until you know its genesis. Boxing Day  ( according to Wikipedia – a amazing source of so much) is traditionally the day following Christmas Day, when servants and tradespeople would receive … Continue reading

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Philanthrophy Fridays – our Donations for 2012 – Sam, the Broken Robot shares his love at Children’s Hospitals and Institutes around the USA

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Sam, the broken robot, told me that he was sad that there were so many children who were in hospitals around the USA this year during the holiday season, and that he could not bring cheer to them and their … Continue reading

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Philanthropy Fridays – South Central Scholars Program – Helping Underprivileged Kids get into and Stay in College

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Today I am featuring the SOUTH CENTRAL SCHOLARS program – a remarkable program in Los Angeles that should serve as an example for cities around the nation, indeed around the world. Here is the information provided to me by the … Continue reading

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