Sunset's One-Block Feast

Discover how we learned to eat almost entirely from the land around us ― and how you can, too

Our first summer feast

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One-Block Feast
Thomas J. Story

Discover the joys of growing your own food

When creating a menu from the garden, the challenge is to vary shapes and textures so you don't end up with a parade of salads. Think about which crops would be good in soups, or appetizers, or served whole (pattypan squash, for instance).

No matter what you serve, it will probably taste delicious … because the truth is, pride has a flavor too.

Now suppose you live on the kind of neighborly street that gets together for cookouts and Halloween trick-or-treating. What if one of you grew some tomatoes and corn, and another decided to raise bees, and someone else a couple of houses down kept a few chickens? Just imagine the one-block feasts you could have …

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