The Hazon Ride re-inspires me every time I participate. It gives me great hope in the future of the Jewish people and the world we are creating.
Sign up for the NY Ride & Retreat, Labor Day Weekend 2014
Summer vacation in the Berkshires that is affordable, family-friendly, and eco-conscious!
Adamah Farm Vacation July 21 - 25 and August 4 - 8
Get the insider's tour of sustainable food in Israel
October 29 - November 3, 2014
Israel Sustainable Food Tour
My Adamah experience allowed me to see a clearer path between my spiritual life and my day-to-day ecological lifestyle choices.
—Eden Pearlstein
Fall Adamah Fellowship still accepting applications
Join the fun at Isabella Freedman this summer!
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Hazon has played a substantial role in helping me refine my rabbinate and enliven the mission of my shul.
—Rabbi Marc Soloway, Board of Directors & Colorado Advisory Board
When we gather together to hear each other's stories – that's the best of what this holiday can be.
—Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, on Shavuot
Oh what a time we had – life changing and beautiful!
—Esther Schulman
Join us for Jewish holiday retreats at Isabella Freedman
Thank you for awakening my soul and reconnecting me to beautiful mother nature!
—Jen Barenholtz


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Learning & Resources


Hazon Food Audit & Food Guide Toolkit newly revised for 2014!


The JOFEE Report

The Impact of Jewish Outdoor, Food & Environmental Education

10 Things You’re Bound To See In JOFEE

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From Our Blog

Hazon is at the forefront of an evolving conversation about how American Jewish life can be strengthened by engagement with food, the outdoors, and the environment.

Special Recent Posts

High Holidays: Organic and Delicious!

If retailers begin displaying items for the winter holidays in September, then July isn’t too early

ReSources You Can ReUse!

Rosh Hashanah is a great time to educate about bees. We depend on these pollinators for much of our

Can You Afford Going Green?

“We can’t afford it.” That’s a common response when I suggest that Jewish organizations reduce waste

How the NY Ride Changed My Life

If you want to understand the impact of Hazon's programs, how they can truly change people's lives i

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Adamah Farm Vacation - August
Aug 4, 2014 - Aug 8, 2014
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

On an Adamah Farm Vacation, you’ll have the opportunity to spend quality time with yourself and your loved ones without getting in the car! You can participate in an array of activities or simply relax in a beautiful setting and enjoy three delicious kosher farm-to-table meals each day.

Israel Sustainable Food Tour
Oct 29, 2014 - Nov 3, 2014

Enjoy six glorious days touring Israel and experiencing the sustainable food movement first-hand.

New York Ride & Retreat
Aug 29, 2014 - Sep 1, 2014
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

A relaxing two-day weekend retreat followed by a two days of riding through the Berkshires and the Hudson Valley into Manhattan. Non-riders can join as crew or come for Shabbat.

Elat Chayyim Living Laboratory
Aug 11, 2014 - Aug 15, 2014
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Choose from one of four labs to explore innovative Jewish spiritual practices related to health and wellness, healing the earth, text study, or physical embodiment.

Adamah Fellowship Fall 2014
Aug 27, 2014 - Dec 8, 2014
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Now in its tenth successful year, the Adamah Fellowship is a three-month leadership training program for young adults in their 20s that integrates organic farming, sustainable living, Jewish learning, community building and contemplative spiritual practice.  Learn more or Apply here for the 2014 spring, summer, or fall fellowship.

Jewish Climate Campaign
Sep 21, 2014 - All Day
Coming Soon, New York , NY

Join the Jewish Climate Change Campaign as we make history.  This September the UN is hosting a summit on climate change in New York City.   We will join with citizens of all faiths and backgrounds in the People’s Climate March to demand a world with an economy that works for people and the planet.  A world safe from the ravages of climate change.  A world with good jobs, clean air, and healthy communities for everyone.

The People’s Climate March is a unique opportunity to stand up as Jewish community for what we believe in.  There is strength in numbers.  Bring your family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues, to take action for big change.

The People’s Climate March will take place on Sunday, September 21.  The meeting time and place for the Jewish Climate Change Campaign will be announced as soon as further information is available from the March organizers.

To learn more please click here.

Rosh Hashanah
Sep 24, 2014 - Sep 28, 2014
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

This Rosh Hashanah, treat yourself to the transformative experience of welcoming in the new year with lively prayer services, deep teachings, immersion in a relaxing wooded venue, tashlich in our stream, community celebrations, and fabulous farm-to-table feasting.

Liberty, Food, and Justice for All: The 2nd Annual Hazon Philadelphia Jewish Food Festival
Nov 16, 2014 - 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Adath Israel, Merion Station, PA

Spend your day learning, celebrating and hands-on doing at the intersection of food, sustainability and Jewish life.

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From Our Friends

Nehirim Women's Retreat
Aug 8, 2014 - Aug 10, 2014
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

The Nehirim Women’­­s Retreat brings together 50-100 queer Jewish women (self-identified) of a wide variety of ages, religious affiliations, family situations (singles, couples, families) and backgrounds. Children & non-Jewish partners are welcome. Ours is a warm, diverse, inclusive community.

People’s Climate Train… “All aboard!”
Sep 15, 2014 - Sep 18, 2014
California Zephyr Train, San Francisco to New York, USA

The People’s Climate Train is a once in a lifetime experience for activists to spend days together networking, sharing knowledge and skills, organizing and building towards a landmark moment in the climate movement.

Simchat Torah with DaveTrek
Oct 14, 2014 - Oct 19, 2014
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Join DaveTrek Adventures for a joyous celebration of Torah in the beauty of the Connecticut Berkshires.