Hippy Gourmet Newsletter - August'07
Summer of Love!
What a long strange and wonderful trip it continues to be.
were up at the Harmony Festival kicking things off with a harmonious
jam of super cool people, awesome music and of course tremendous
peace and love going on! We used some SolarOvens.org solar cookers
to demonstrate the simplicity of cooking out with the power of
July 28th and 29th was the Monterey Summer, which marked the 40th
anniversary of some of the most famous bands in the history of
rock and roll to be signed to recording deals in that sizzling,
colorful summer of 1967!
The line up of artists included the Doors and Jefferson Starship,
amongst many others - and the festival itself had something for
comes the Sun! Join us this August 18th and 19th up in Hopland,
California for the annual SolFest at the Solar Living Institute
and Real Goods Store!
We are so honored to be returning to see all our old friends at
Solfest as we roll out some new recipes in the solar cookers and
give lectures about cooking and living with the power of the sun.
Hippy Gourmet is solar powered TV, Yeah!
2nd in Golden Gate Park, Speedway Meadows is the Summer Of Love
40th Anniversary celebration, keeping the groove going all day
and into the night, commemorating 40 years ago when several hundred
thousand beautiful people came from all around the country and
world to join together in the pure celebration of a free, happy
and peaceful life!
from Vancouver Island, British Columbia!
recently returned from a whirlwind filming of seven new episodes
all over Vancouver Island, Salt Spring Island, Tofino and Cortes
Island, with shows that capture only a fraction of the essence
that this majestic part of the world has to offer.
soon: Amazing adventures tooling around Vancouver Island and the
Gulf Islands of British Columbia, reconnecting with what we thought
only truly existed in Tuscany, Italy! Discovering the artisan
culinary culture, and the organic and bio-dynamic farmers who
are doing their part to cultivate sustainability.
Upcoming episodes on Ann Cooper and Back to Earth
Cooper is on a mission, to bring healthy, organic, local and sustainable,
very tasty and fresh ingredients to school children across America.
In this episode we learn about Ann's miraculous efforts to shift
the Berkeley School system away from processed foods and towards
hand made, organic recipes that kids really love!
In this show with Ann we draw on three mouthwatering recipes from
her cookbook "Lunch Lessons" and hit up the Berkeley
Farmer's Market to get our fresh ingredients and inspiration!
far down the road from Ann Cooper in Emeryville, California is
a wonderful, spirited catering company called "Back to Earth."
Back to Earth is comprised of young and beautiful chefs, party
planners, artists and founders with a pure vision of making healthy
foods central to their future organic community center concept.
We sent our Hippy Gourmet into the heart of the Back to Earth
kitchen to meet up with Chef Stefanie who does a veritable ballet
of filming three fantastic recipes with us, while juggling an
interview and filming with the Today Show and having a wedding
reception to cook and prep for the following day!
Our chef's hat off to Back to Earth for their team efforts in
catering with only the finest organic and freshest ingredients
in mind and for putting the community first in everything they
Please don't forget that you can pre-order "The Hippy Gourmet's
Quick & Simple Cookbook" (Hachette Book Group, USA) here,
the book release is September, 4th, 2007! Our book chronicles
our story from when we started our Hippy Gourmet TV series, all
through our travels around the world, the people we've met, the
foods prepared and the impetus to tell these positive stories.
Of course the book is filled with awe-inspiring recipes that are
simple to prepare, delicious, super healthy and beautiful to present.
Our book offers innovative and original vegetarian, vegan, and
pescatarian meals that are satisfying and nutritious.
Solar Cookers on the Road
put the solar cookers through the paces on this last filming tour
we did, cooking out on an overcast day with the Tulsi Solar Cooker
from India (which is the world's first hybrid solar cooker, allowing
people to plug in their oven in case of over cast days).
We also fired up (pointed toward the sun) the Solar Oven Society
solar cookers and made up some awesome meals. We even used the
solar cookers on the beach with the First Nation's people at Tla-ook
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or close to 1,000 miles on a single tank of gas! Then check out
this cool story about Felix from Calcars.org!
wait, there's more!
John's cookbook, "Real Dirt on Vegetables" is available
from AngelicOrganics.com and includes the Hippy Gourmet Episode
#111 that features three delicious recipes from the "Real
Dirt on Vegetables" as well as interviews with Farmer John
Peterson of the "Real Dirt on Farmer John" movie, plus
the wonderful music of Lesley Littlefield, and so much more!
tuned for "Organic Living with the Hippy Gourmet" coming
this fall to YourTV20 and other fine Granite Broadcasting stations
around the country.
"Organic Living with the Hippy Gourmet" is a commercial
broadcast version of the Hippy Gourmet show, with the exception
that the commercials will only be from companies making a difference
for a sustainable environment and better world.
in October, 2007 in San Francisco and the surrounding San Francisco
Bay area, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 5:30pm on YourTV20 (cable
13) - check your local listings and watch for us across the country.
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