Maya Shetreat-Klein explores Tu B’Shvat, whole grains, gardening, and eating with intention.
Topic: Tu B’Shvat
Today is Tu’Bshvat, the New Year of the Trees! We couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate than with a song and a dance!
What we call “Jewish Food Education” is an important part of any Jewish education experience.
great articles from The Jew and the Carrot you may have missed last week
Tips for the holidays and events near you
the Colorado Front Range communities are celebrating with festivals, classes, seders and more!
Tips for hosting a sustainable seder, finding sustainable seven species options, and partaking in environmentally-friendly Tu B’Shvat themed activities.
Together we can create a healthier, more sustainable food system for all.
A program of Hazon’s friends Redwood Regional Park Sunday, February 12, 2012 10 AM – 3:30 PM (more…)
A very special “Tree b’Earthday” with a pluralistic ecologically engaged Jewish community the week before Tu b’Shevat at Isabella Freedman
A provocative exhibition on trees in contemporary art and in Jewish tradition.
Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 Urban Adamah, 1050 Parker St, Berkeley, CA Early Bird Ticket Cost $18 through Thursday, January 19 $20 per person $25 at the door Plus a can of food for the food bank (more…)
New York November 17th / 20th Cheshvan Dear All, This is the period of giving thanks. Thank you: to all the people who commented on (and re-circulated) the piece I wrote last week on Federations. There are various comments on our website, and also on Facebook and elsewhere. We welcome your further feedback. Thank you: to the 17 participants in our second Israel Sustainable Food Tour, and to our partners on that tour at The Heschel Center for Environmental Learning and Leadership. We’re really psyched to be playing a role not only in developing more sustainable food systems in the US, but also in directly and indirectly both learning from and supporting some of the amazing work that’s starting to happen in Israel. You can see photos here. (And if you’re looking for an interesting Thanksgiving or Chanukah gift for someone – check out Negev Nectars.) (more…)
In this video, Nigel Savage, Executive Director of Hazon, teaches a session on “How to Create a Great Tu B’Shvat Seder” at the 2010 Food Conference West. Learn more about Tu B’Shvat and download Hazon’s free resources.
by Nigel Savage January 14, 2011 Next Wednesday night, January 19th, there’ll be a full moon in the sky: the full moon of Shvat. The indigenous Israelites from whom we descend celebrated this as the start of the year for the natural world. Like lots of elements of Jewish tradition, we never forgot it, even as its meaning has changed over time. Skip forward to 5771, aka 2011. Tu B’Shvat’s a great holiday, and there’s every likelihood there will be a record number of Tu B’Shvat seders this year. But here’s a question: what’s all this stuff about the four worlds? (more…)