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Post Sukkot gleaning

Join Ganei Beantown for a day of gleaning the harvest with Boston Area Gleaners. Boston Area Gleaners distributes high-quality, locally grown produce to food banks, pantries, and meal programs by working closely with farmers, and providing volunteer labor ​to harvest what would otherwise be plowed under. Gleaning is a biblical idea of collecting surplus crops from farmers’ […]


Preparing a Sukkot dinner on the farm

In this hands on class, we will celebrate the harvest & Sukkot by creating a seasonal meal of stuffed veggies, farm fresh salad & apple strudel. Inna Khitrik, born in Belarus, first learned to cook from her father and is passionate about traditional Jewish cooking, including regional specialties. Inna’s mission is to bring both traditional […]


Sukkot on the Farm

A community wide event! Rain or Shine! Our event schedule is below. The weather looks like it will be amazing: clear and in the high-60’s (poo poo poo). Please remember to bring a picnic lunch and blanket, a water bottle or a mug, musical instruments, dress in layers and wear comfy shoes. Powisset Farm is […]


Drought, Drought Baby

When thinking about natural disasters, I most often consider the big impactful ones: hurricanes, twisters, tornadoes, or earthquakes. In 2011, Hurricane Irene had big impact in New England and on our regional agricultural sector. Yet, it is a severe drought, like we have now, that has a sustained impact without the big one-time punch, heart […]


Explore the Farm Work Day

Join us at Powisset Farm in Dover, MA for a morning of volunteering on the farm with Ganei Beantown. Powisset is 17 farmed-acres that currently grows vegetables and herbs for 350 Community Supported Agriculture members as well as a seasonal farm-stand, pick your own flowers and herbs, and donates to five local hunger relief partners. […]


Sukkot on the Farm

Come join us at Powisset Farm in Dover, MA for a Sukkot celebration not to be missed. We’ll help with the Fall harvest, learn about honey bees, build a Sukkah, sing, tell stories, press cider, make sauerkraut and learn some Torah! Please Bring: a water bottle, picnic lunch, a blanket, a mug for tea, and weather-appropriate clothing. […]