Rabbi Paul Plotkin was born and raised in Toronto Canada and has lived in South Florida for over four decades. He served as a pulpit Rabbi for forty years and is the author of The Lord Is My Shepherd, Why Do I Still Want? a book about healing after suffering personal loss. He has published articles in national magazines, hosted a cable TV show that appeared in ninety markets, and currently writes a blog. He started gardening to complement his love of cooking and eating and discovered a wealth of life lessons in the process, as well as the joy of tasting a tomato that tasted like a tomato.