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A CONFLUENCE OF GARDENING,
LOCAL FOOD, AND JEWISH COMMUNITY

 
 

A day of experimental workshops to:

  • inspire and empower you to grow and enjoy your own food

  • engage with like-minded members of our community

  • glean wisdom and training from experts

  • get hands on experience

 

Great for newbies and experience growers alike.

 
 
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Schedule


Schedule

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9:00 - 9:30 - welcome and check in

9:30 - 9:50 - keynote address

10:00 - 11:00 - workshops, round 1

11:15 - 12:15 - workshops, round 2

12:15 - 1:30 - community workshops with lunch

1:45 - 3:30 - workshop intensives
 

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more details coming soon, but to give
you a taste:

Tips for gardening in small spaces and planning your very first garden

How to give your garden and farm some Jewish "roots"

The trials and challenges of growing in the Colorado climate...and how to overcome them

Tips for gardening in small spaces and planing your very first garden

Master the skills of organizing and effectively managing volunteers for your farm or garden

How to make your garden an exciting space for kiddos

Garden Inspiration! Use what you grow for rituals and holiday

Apply for a $750 Seed to Table peer-to-peer grant* from MazelTogether!

 

*Peer-to-peer gatherings are places for you to connect with those with similar interests in your neighborhoods and community, whether around a garden bed, dinner table, or on a hike! If you have a great idea for bringing Jewish friends, peers and new acquaintances together, you can create and host a series of peer-to-peer gatherings. Hosts are matched with a peer coach and given up to $750 for their gatherings. MazelTogether is offering peer-to-peer grants specifically for Seed to Table attendees.
So, show up, get inspired, and then get a grant to put your community-building ideas into action!

 



Come learn with our grower friends

We are still building our program and working hard to find the very best for you to learn with! Check back for more presenters.

Becca Weaver is passionate about sustainable agriculture, revitalizing Jewish practice, and building a more empowered, self-reliant, and resilient society. As the Boulder J's Farm and Sustainability Director, she believes that hands-on, experiential activities on the farm that are rooted in Jewish tradition are an effective and fun way to build community around these principles. 

 

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We're so excited to learn and grow together.

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We're so excited to learn and grow together.

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The registration fee includes two 60-minute workshops, community networking, a 100-minute hands-on intensive workshop, keynote address, and a delicious, locally-made lunch.

Early Bird Discount available until Monday, March 13

First member of household $65...or $50
with discount code “earlyfreerangebird”! 

Second member of household $45...or $30
with discount code “earlyfreerangebird”! 

Student/Senior/Military $40...or $25
with discount code “earlyfreerangebird”! 

 

Financial need? Please contact Becky@Hazon.org.

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FAQ


Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I get to the Boulder JCC?

We encourage you to be mindful of your method of transport to the JCC.

Carpool! Car rides are better with friends, and for the planet!
Catch the bus! We're lucky to have a JUMP stop located directly in front of the JCC.
Find the service schedule here
Bike or walk! Take advantage of the JCC's bicycle racks and the Boulder area's miles of paths to make this eco-minded choice.

Map here


What's for Lunch?

A delicious boxed lunch will be catered by La Vie Catering, a Denver-based, kosher catering company. All options will be vegetarian and kosher and we are excited to be incorporating locally-grown ingredients. When completing your registration form, please check your preferred sandwich option so that we can be sure to have the right amounts for everyone. 


can I bring my kids?

This event is designed for adults of all ages and teens. Those 13 and older will find it a great fit. Children’s programming is not provided and childcare is not available.

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About


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Milk and Honey Farm at the J

Milk and Honey Farm at the J is a 2+ acre educational sustainable farm that brings the greater community together via experiential programs and activities designed to ignite wonder and discovery, grounded in vast Jewish heritage, tradition, and values. it provides a place for individuals to connect on the simplest level with soil, plants, animals, and people, for the health and wellbeing of themselves and the larger community. Milk and Money Farm is located adjacent to the Boulder JCC building on Boulder Jewish Commons.

 
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Hazon

Hazon brings resources and expertise directly to the Denver and Boulder areas to strengthen and support existing Jewish institutions and start-ups. We work with local leaders and organizations to respond to their expressed needs and desires to build and strengthen Jewish outdoor, food, farming and environmental programs. Hazon catalyzes existing energy and passion, gives people a sense of Jewish possibility, seeds programs and ideas, and supports nascent leaders, so that a growing range of programs and experiences transform people’s lives and materially strengthen the Jewish community overall. We work to create a healthier and more sustainable Jewish community, and a healthier and more sustainable world for all.
 

Enjoy a fun 4-minute video about Hazon here:

 

Thank you to the following organizations for making today possible: