During the month of August, we issued a challenge to our Beantown Jewish Gardens community to volunteer for hunger relief. There are a broad array of agencies working to feed the food insecure in our community, through a combination of nutritional and financial support. Led by the Greater Boston Food Bank, we have a well […]

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י״א בתשרי ה׳תשפ״ב (September 17, 2021)

By Julie Meyer Today I watered the morning glories that climb over the apartment window in Cleveland Circle three separate times, morning, noon, and afternoon. This is three times more than their daily water budget. For the last two seasons, we’ve planted an increasing number of vines to shade our apartment from the southern sun […]

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ט׳ באלול ה׳תשפ״א (August 17, 2021)

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)