We have these seeds available to members of the Jewish Volunteer Gardening Brigade. Please contact leora@beantownjewisghardens.org if you’re interested in any of them. From our community members: “I have seeds of two heirloom lettuce varieties:  red oakleaf and black-seeded simpson, if anyone wants them.” From Louise Q. “I have some amazing Candy Roaster winter squash […]

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י״ז בניסן ה׳תשפ״א (March 30, 2021)

By Shira Burns On a cold day in November 2020, I was given the opportunity to act like a child again and wander around a local farm, exploring the endless connections between Judaism and gardening. The farm was the Gann Farm at Gann Academy, a Jewish high school in Waltham. I went with Leora Mallach, […]

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כ׳ בכסלו ה׳תשפ״א (December 6, 2020)

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 […]

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ט״ו בכסלו ה׳תשע״ח (December 3, 2017)