The Boston Jewish Food Conference (BJFC) is an annual springtime event run by Beantown Jewish Gardens. In a multi-generational, pluralistic setting, it serves to educate and connect the greater Boston Jewish community around issues of sustainable food systems and what guides our food choices. Volunteer planning team members will hold the vision for the event and organize and […]

With the increasing darkness this time of year, we’re reflecting on the sparks of inspiration within our community. Who are the people that inspire us? Who holds the candle high and magnifies the light? Here are the stories of 8 community members who are each, in their own way, providing us inspiration in the work […]

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.   Laya Steinberg of Newton, MA started the garden at her synagogue. Learn why she started the program and how she involved the whole […]