Tapping a tree

A brave and hearty crew headed out to learn about our local trees for Tu B’Shvat 5779 in collaboration with Lands Sake Farm in Weston. The holiday gets its name from the date on which it occurs, the 15th of the Hebrew month of Shvat.  The “Tu” in numerical equivalents, is Tet (nine) plus Vav […]

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ט״ו באדר א׳ ה׳תשע״ט (February 20, 2019)
collecting sap

What’s in season in New England for Tu B’shvat? Maple syrup! Join us for this fun, educational annual event for all ages! Tu B’shvat is traditionally a time to asses our fields and fruit trees. Led by the Land’s Sake and Beantown Jewish Gardens educators, we’ll explore the sugaring process, from tree-tapping, wood splitting, boiling […]

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ה׳ באדר א׳ ה׳תשע״ט (February 10, 2019)

How One Family Is Jewishly Living Their Food Values   The Khitrik Family in Watertown, MA is very involved in the Jewish Food movement in a number of ways. L’dor V’dor, they are passing Jewish food traditions from generation to generation, modernizing them along the way. Along with his mother, Alex Khitrik owns Inna’s Kitchen, […]

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כ״ה בכסלו ה׳תשע״ט (December 3, 2018)