From the Field, This Morning

8:30 AM.  I am phoning my biodynamic, organic farmer who delivers to me once a week his vegetables, grown an hour away from Rome on Lake Bracciano.
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Massimo (with sound of birds all around him) : Pronto ?  Ah Marjorie hello.   I’m in the fields.  What would you like ?
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Me : What do you have ?
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Massimo : Everything.
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Me : Wonderful !
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Massimo : Why don’t you send me an SMS (sound of Massimo leaning over and pulling something out of the ground, possibly a carrot.) I will read it and pick right away.   The Swiss Chard looks superb.  I am walking over to it.  Would you like some ?
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Me :  Of course.
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Massimo : One kilo ?
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Me : Two kilos.
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Massimo (again sound of pulling something out of ground) : See you at 3:00.
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Me : Benissimo !  Ciao !
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3:00 PM: pick up

3:30 PM: home
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Massimo (Orto dei Terzi) http://www.ortideiterzi.it/.
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