By Shira Burns On a cold day in November 2020, I was given the opportunity to act like a child again and wander around a local farm, exploring the endless connections between Judaism and gardening. The farm was the Gann Farm at Gann Academy, a Jewish high school in Waltham. I went with Leora Mallach, […]

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כ׳ בכסלו ה׳תשפ״א (December 6, 2020)

By Sophia Adler Did you know it was estimated that about 40% of US’s crops go uneaten each year (NRDC.org)? Farmers grow excess crops to account for unpredictability and are often left with a surplus, unable to afford the labor to donate the food themselves. That’s too much food that could go to those in […]

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י״ב במרחשון ה׳תשפ״א (October 30, 2020)

In August the weeds may have slowed down a bit and we’ve moved forward in time when the sun isn’t quite as hot, and there can be a lot of produce ripening. Have you been wondering what you can do with excess crops from your garden? You missed National “sneak some zucchini into your neighbors […]

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ט״ו באלול ה׳תש״פ (September 4, 2020)