2015 Shuk (Marketplace)
Featuring dinner made by conference participants during our workshops!
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.
Omer Counting Project
Earth Deeds provides a platform to help understand and take responsibility for your carbon footprint. Using our calculator, you can assess the social cost of your carbon emissions and then pay-it-forward, supporting sustainability projects of your choice. Our goal is to increase awareness and action around climate change.
Keshet is a national grassroots organization that works for the full equality and inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Jews in Jewish life.
Waltham Fields Community Farm (WFCF) will be selling root vegetables and garlic. WFCF promotes local agriculture and food access through our farming operations and educational programs, using practices that are socially, ecologically, and economically sustainable. We encourage healthy relationships between people, their food supply, and the land from which it grows.
Progressive Asset Management Group is the socially responsible investment division of Financial West Group, member FINRA/SIPC.
Hazon works to create healthier and more sustainable communities in the Jewish world and beyond. We will be selling an assortment of our educational resources and offering information about our upcoming programming. Guarantee your Adamah picked products by pre-ordering by midnight March 5th!
One of the fastest-growing companies in the country, Next Step Living® is the leading provider of whole-home energy solutions. Headquartered in Boston’s Innovation District, Next Step Living makes it easy and affordable for people to live in healthy homes with a low environmental impact. A one-stop service provider of informed advice, funding guidance and expert work, Next Step Living partners with more than 400 municipalities, civic organizations, leading corporations and utility companies to deliver energy-efficient and environmentally friendly solutions for better living.
Through education and advocacy Northeast Organic Farming Association Massachusetts promotes organic agriculture to expand the production and availability of nutritious food from living soil for the health of individuals, communities and the planet.
Robariah Farms is a small-scale poultry farm in Western Massachusetts specializing in pasture-raised, organically fed, kosher chicken. We provide a local source of sustainably grown kosher chicken to families, groceries, and restaurants. Visit our table to place your 2015 order.
Advah Designs is a Boston-based business that creates unique and beautiful tallitot and chuppot from the highest quality materials. We support textile producers committed to environmental sustainability and fair wages. Our mission is to create Jewish ritual textiles that will be cherished by our customers and passed down for generations, and that bring true value and beauty to the communities who create and use them.
Temple B’nai Brith is an independent egalitarian congregation with historical roots in the Conservative movement. Our membership reflects the wide variety of choices people make in living Jewish lives, and we are respectful of those differences. We welcome all who care about enriching Jewish life in Somerville and surrounding towns.
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.
The Jewish Climate Action Network is a coalition of individuals and organizations committed to a Jewish communal response to the global crisis of climate change. We envision faith-based communities of all kinds bringing a strong moral and religious voice to issues of climate change, and contributing to meaningful political and social change.
Natural egg dyeing for Purim or Passover
Earth Dye Judaica creates ritual orbjects and life-cycle wear woven in the colors of the earth. Created by two friends, Nili Simhai and Bonnie Sachs Gordon, we use only botanical dyes that we harvest ourselves from the local landscape or scraps from our kitchens. We make every effort to use best ecological practices for our harvesting and processing of dye materials. In designing our creations, we take inspiration from the blueprint of Creation all around us.
CJP, Greater Boston’s Jewish Federation, brings together the people, partners and resources to fulfill the most important needs and aspirations of our community. Rooted in compassion and justice and driven by innovation, we care for the vulnerable, forge strong connections with Israel and above all, inspire the next generation to embrace Jewish life and learning.
Living Tree Alliance is forming a multi-generational, residential, Jewish farming community in Vermont’s Mad River Valley founded with an ethos of tikkun olam, Hebrew for “repairing the world.” Together, we explore the rhythms of Jewish life in relationship to each other and in stewardship to the land through homesteading, education, celebration and service.
Silent Auction Items (still growing)
- Peace and Love kids T-shirt and wall art by Wordplay Graphics
- A week of organically grown veggies from 2015 Summer CSA from Waltham Fields Community Farm
- Gift certificate for grooming at Durty Harry’s Dog Wash & Pet Boutique
- Gift certificate for Cafe Eilat
- Calendula Salve from Radia Herbs
- 2 Tickets to Gefilte Fish: Not the Jarred Kind workshop by New Center NOW
- Assortment of Hazon curriculum and merchandise
- Ceramic kiddish cup from Ogusky Ceramics
- 2 Organic produce deliveries from Boston Organics
- Gift certificate to Israel Book Shop
- Movie tickets to Coolidge Corner Theater
- 4 Weekly compost pick-ups from Bootstrap Compost
- Taza chocolate gift basket and tour tickets
- Gift certificate to Boston Homebrew Supply
- Pebble smart watch
- Investment Portfolio Review, including Social Concerns Screening and Financial Planning Consultation
- Gift certificate to Wilson Farm
- Passes to the Museum of Science, Planetarium and Omni Theater
- Electric thermo pot from Tags Hardware
- Gift certificate to Rubin’s Kosher Restaurant & Catering
- Maple syrup from Lands Sake Farm
- Massage at Massage Envy Spa
- Basket of products from Equal Exchange