July 1, 2021 was one year since we launched the Jewish Volunteer Gardening Brigade. In 2020 we said: “The JVGB aims to support and engage new gardeners. As we’ve seen gardens sprout up in our neighborhoods around greater Boston, we want to ensure these gardens are productive the entire growing season. Beyond the increased self-sufficiency of […]

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י״ז באב ה׳תשפ״א (July 26, 2021)
Canning supplies

Join other Metrowest Young Professionals for general discussion of New England seasonal and preservation techniques, and delve into water bath canning to make shelf-stable products. We’ll intersperse our kitchen work with bits of Torah and consideration of what lessons we can learn from how our agrarian ancestors planned to have enough food to eat based on […]

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כ״ז בסיון ה׳תשע״ט (June 30, 2019)
array of colorful knives

When we gather in community, what we eat has the potential to promote animal welfare, slow down the negative effects of climate change, and build healthier food systems. Over the last few years, more Jewish communities than ever have committed to improve their food sourcing and leverage their buying power to promote more sustainable practices. […]

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ט״ו באייר ה׳תשע״ט (May 20, 2019)