JOFEE Network Gathering

Aug 29, 2019 - Sep 1, 2019

Walker Creek Ranch, Petaluma , California

Registration opens March 1


There’s a lot going on in the world these days – are you ready to make positive change? Let’s start by “Transforming Ourselves to Transform the World”.
Experience the world of professional Jewish outdoor engagement like never before at the fourth annual JOFEE Network Gathering. Professionals, Families, Community Members, and Students are all welcome!

We will:
Engage with pressing issues around sustainability, food systems, gender,equity, and Jewish connections to the land.
Dive deep into JOFEE teachings, wisdom, and emerging innovations.
Explore Berkeley, CA and the surrounding area while learning from local leaders dedicated to reviving land and neighborhoods.
Experience Shabbat together, as one community, in the beautiful woods of Walker Creek Ranch in Petaluma, CA.

Unique opportunities to explore Berkeley through Pre-conference learnings.
Exceptional speakers, teachers, leaders, and participants from all around the world.
To experience community like never before on the beautiful rolling hills of Walker Creek Ranch.
A memorable Shabbaton filled with good friends, great vibes, and engaging content.
The JOFEE Network Gathering is the annual gathering place for thought leaders, enthusiasts, and program professionals throughout the Jewish Outdoor, Food, Farming and Environmental Education world. Explore new opportunities for networking, coalition-building, and hands-on activities to engage youth, young adults, families, and more with meaningful Jewish experiences.


Pre-Conference Experience:
We are working closely with partners in the Bay Area to bring the best of the JOFEE Berkeley community to the conference.

Stay tuned for more information.


view last year’s schedule

See below for our partners and our amazing speakers and draft schedule.

Partners – 2019

This year, we are so excited to be partnering with:

  • Urban Adamah, Wilderness Torah, Pearlstone Center
  • Jim Joseph Foundation: the founding supporter of the JOFEE Fellowship and JOFEE Network Gathering we are pleased to thank the Jim Joseph Foundation again for their support of our programming this year
  • Jewish Initiative For Animals (JIFA): who are bringing guidance and support to our animal welfare initiatives around dining.



We will be sharing the 2019 JOFEE Network Gathering speakers in early summer.