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Field work

Post Sukkot gleaning

Join Ganei Beantown for a day of gleaning the harvest with Boston Area Gleaners. Boston Area Gleaners distributes high-quality, locally grown produce to food banks, pantries, and meal programs by working closely with farmers, and providing volunteer labor ​to harvest what would otherwise be plowed under. Gleaning is a biblical idea of collecting surplus crops from farmers’ […]

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Explore the Farm Work Day

Join us at Powisset Farm in Dover, MA for a morning of volunteering on the farm with Ganei Beantown. Powisset is 17 farmed-acres that currently grows vegetables and herbs for 350 Community Supported Agriculture members as well as a seasonal farm-stand, pick your own flowers and herbs, and donates to five local hunger relief partners. […]

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Planning Team for 2015 Boston Jewish Food Conference

We are currently gathering the planning team for the fourth annual Boston Jewish Food Conference to take place in March 2015. Community members will gather to learn about Jewish agriculture, labor issues, health, food access, kashrut and local food history. Planning team members will organize and oversee all aspects of the BJFC. Commitments will vary […]

Temple Israel garden July update

Temple Israel garden July update

We’ve had a great July with our volunteers in the Temple Israel organic vegetable garden, we planting eggplant starts, in both a raised bed and then building a new terraced side bed:      In the spring the Religious School second graders plant cucumber seeds in their classrooms, then transplant them into the garden. If they […]