Planning team

In Spring 2020 we will be launching the New England Jewish Sustainable Food and Agriculture Festival. The multi-generational, pluralistic event will educate and connect the Greater Boston Jewish community around dynamics of building sustainable food systems, understanding what the impacts and implications of our food choices are, as well as provide networking opportunities and resource […]

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כ״ד באלול ה׳תשע״ט (September 24, 2019)
Cooking at BJFC

When we gather in community, what we eat has the potential to promote animal welfare, stop climate change, and build healthier food systems. This and other lasting social change requires both a commitment to an important idea and a willingness to do the work. But the work isn’t only digging out a plot for a […]

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כ״ט באדר א׳ ה׳תשע״ט (March 6, 2019)
Elizabeth spark of light

Elizabeth Kaplan is a Program Director at JCC Greater Boston where she runs Discovery Club, engaging kids with interactive workshops that fuse their interests with Jewish content. Blending topics like robotics, cooking, and farming, she helps kids and families to connect to Jewish holidays, rituals, and stories. Originally from Connecticut, she relocated to Boston for […]

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ט׳ בטבת ה׳תשע״ט (December 17, 2018)