Shuk (Marketplace) 2014
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.
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:
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.
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
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
- Yotam Ottolenghi’s “Plenty” & “Jerusalem” Cookbooks donated by Brookline Booksmith
- Acupuncture sessions at Pathways to Wellness
- Coolidge Corner Theater movie passes
- The Encyclopedia of Jewish Food donated by Temple Israel Library
- Gift Certificate to Kolbo
- Gift Certificate to Framers’ Workshop
- Gift Certificate to Harvest Co-op
- Two tickets to LimmudBoston
- Handmade Matzah Cover from B.B. Batiks
- Private Urban Homesteading Workshop hosted by Ganei Beantown
- Gift Basket from Barbara’s Naturals
- A Ceramic Kiddush Cup from Ogusky Pottery
- Date night in Coolidge Corner
- One year AMC Membership
- Framed Chamsa Prints from Elaine Adler
- Passes to the New England Aquarium
- Variety of Items from Equal Exchange
- A $200 Tuition Credit for Summer 2014 for a new camper, applicable towards the 6-day or 2-, 3-, 4-, or 7-week sessions from Eden Village Camp
- Gift Certificate toward Judith Motzkin Studio
- Financial Planning Consultation Screening and the book “Fair Food: Growing a Healthy, Sustainable, Food System for All” by Progressive Asset Management Group, The Socially Responsible Division of Financial West Group (FWG).