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Growing gardens & community locally, and nationally

Ganei Beantown is building a network of Jewish educational community gardens, and our mission is to build community through experiential food and agriculture programming. As we’re always anxious to learn from others, this past July 27-30 I was lucky to attend the annual conference of the American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) hosted in our northeast […]

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What does your garden want most from Ganei Beantown?

Thanks to a small “Grow grant” from The New England Grassroots Environment Fund (NEGEF) Ganei Beantown is considering how it supports the development of organic, educational vegetable gardens in greater Boston in collaboration with Synagogues or other Jewish community groups (either onsite or not). We want to know…. If you currently operate or were going […]

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A Ganei Beantown office

Ganei Beantown recently set up an office space at Impact Hub Boston, a coworking community in downtown Boston made up of “social businesses addressing challenges both locally and globally.” After checking out a few spaces, Impact Hub stood out for it’s open space, welcoming people, and balance of networking opportunities. Self described as “a unique ecosystem of resources, inspiration, […]

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Seeking 2016 BJFC planning team

The Boston Jewish Food Conference (BJFC) is an annual springtime event run by Ganei Beantown. In a multi-generational, pluralistic setting, it serves to educate and connect the greater Boston Jewish community around issues of sustainable food systems and what guides our food choices. Planning team members will hold the vision for the event and organize and oversee all […]