Shuk (Marketplace) 2014

Do-it-yourself Sauerkraut and demonstrations

Boston Ferments is a collaborative of fermenting enthusiasts, lovers of real food & folks interested in the health aspects of living foods. They organize fermentation-related projects, courses & festivals in the Boston area, and beyond.


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Providing information to make your home more energy efficient
Next Step Living is the groundbreaking company on a mission to make it easy, affordable, and rewarding for homeowners to implement energy-saving solutions.Founded in Boston in 2008, the company is unique in offering a whole-home approach that helps homeowners:
Save energy and money; Reduce their carbon footprint; Live more comfortably


Innas Kitchen Passover orders and food for purchase
Inna’s Kitchen in Newton Centre specializes in Jewish cuisine from around the world: delicious, nutritious, traditional, and new. Exploring food from Eastern Europe, to the Mediterranean, Middle-East, Africa, and our own side of the pond.





Kosher for Passover Chocolate and Tea Sampling

Equal Exchange‘s mission is to build long-term trade partnerships that are economically just and environmentally sound, to foster mutually beneficial relationships between farmers and consumers and to demonstrate, through our success, the contribution of worker co-operatives and Fair Trade to a more equitable, democratic and sustainable world.

Small farmers. Big change.


Blue oyster mushroom


Mushroom Inoculation with Agricultural Hall
Agricultural Hall is Boston’s urban grange; a store, a resource center, and a hangout for urban aggie-types (agri-nerds?) to share their agriculture-related experiences, explore new ideas, and just “shoot the breeze.”




Beekeeping with Sadie Richards
Sadie Richards, MPH, is an urban agriculture educator, soil enthusiast and beekeeper who co-founded the Boston Beekeepers Club and its signature event, Boston’s annual Tour de Hives, in 2011. Sadie is the Gardens Coordinator at Groundwork Somerville, sits on the board of Classroom Hives and co-teaches Boston’s Organic Bee School.



Dropped feathers : A Shmita Pledge Community Art Project by Creative Arts Enrichment

Dip your quill into a bubble of liquid darkness, press your quill onto a piece of parchment sealing your goals, reflections and inspirations as we prepare for Shmita.

What inspires you?
What burden will you ease?
What personal transformation will you identify and strive toward?
How will you engage to create a more meaningful and sustainable Jewish community?
What will you lay fallow?
What will you do to actively contribute to the world in meaningful ways?



Making Herbal Tinctures

Commonwealth Herbal School houses both a wellness clinic and a school. Whether you are looking to care for yourself and your family, or become a practicing herbalist, you are welcome here!


FOODAISM, a community storytelling project, explores the intersection of Judaism and food justice as it plays out in the identities and work of members of the Boston Jewish food justice community. This newly launched website features videos interviews and provides a space for dialogue around the intersection of Jewish values and food justice issues.


Jewish Climate Action Network
Jewish Climate Action Network is a coalition working towards increasing awareness and mobilizing the Jewish community to take personal and collective action to confront climate change.

 In addition to tables from all of our Community Partners


Silent Auction Items