Throughout Chanukah, we’re sharing our “8 sparks of light” providing inspiration and insight into the diversity of people working on a local level for a more transparent and just food system. Adiel P. is a 5th grader from Sharon, MA who doesn’t mind getting dirty!   What’s your involvement in the “Jewish Food Movement?” I […]

Ganei Beantown is building a network of Jewish educational community gardens, and our mission is to build community through experiential food and agriculture programming. As we’re always anxious to learn from others, this past July 27-30 I was lucky to attend the annual conference of the American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) hosted in our northeast […]

Co-sponsored by The Trustees, a statewide land trust, and hosted at City Natives, a half-acre horticulture learning center and native plant nursery in Mattapan, our hands-on Seed Saving workshop was taught by the fabulous Michelle de Lima, Engagement Manager of Boston Community Gardens on August 18, 2016.   We opened with discussion of the myriad […]