Suburban New Jerseys Barnert
Temples intergenerational gardens brings together members ages 8 to 81 to
spread mulch, plant seeds, and study Jewish values of caring for the land.
Downtown Chicagos KAM
Isaiah Israel Congregation gleans thousands of pounds of produce from their
garden each year to donate to those lacking access fresh food in their
What potential lies in yourcongregations backyard?
Join the Religious Action Center
to learn how to create a food-producing
gardenand strengthen food justice
programmingat your synagogue,
large or small.
Our special guests:
Chicago architect and URJ
Fain Award-winning urban farmer Robert
Nevel and JCC Association Social Responsibility Consultant Barbara Lerman-Golomb will share the Dos
and Donts of starting a garden, as well as the cornucopia of benefits your
congregation will reap, including:
Providing a hands-on learning tool for all ages
to learn about healthy eating and caring for the land;
Broadening social justice work by fulfilling peah,
or leaving the corners of their field for those in need
Attracting new audiences, especially 20- and
30-year olds, to your community;