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The Torah of Farming is an introduction to the foundational texts of Jewish agricultural wisdom, developed specifically by and for Jewish Farmers.  Join us for a 7 week online educational journey through ancient, visionary Jewish agricultural wisdom!


The goal of this class is to connect Jewish farmers with 

  1. the relevant agricultural wisdom and practices of the Jewish tradition 

  2. each other! 

This course is for you if you…

          🍅 are Jewish AND a current, lapsed, or aspiring farmer 

          🌽 want to learn about Jewish agricultural texts, ethics, and wisdom

          🍉 want to connect and build community with other Jewish farmers!

         🌻 have been yearning for someone to lay down the basics of Jewish farming for you!


The details:

  • Tuesdays, April 25th - June 6th

  • 7-8:30pm EST/ 4-5:30pm PT

  • Sliding scale $54 - $108 with scholarships available

  • Capacity limited to 36 Participants!

What topics will be covered?

  • Jewish agricultural calendar, Shabbat, and Shmita

  • Jewish approaches to animal, soil, and tree stewardship

  • Jewish food justice principles

Week 1: Getting to know you/weaving our stories as modern Jewish farmers into the story of the Jewish people - 

Week 2: Jewish Agricultural Calendar 
Week 3: Shabbat/ Shmitah/ Yovel as radical rest for farmers and their land 
Week 4: Jewish Food Justice 
Week 5: Jewish Soil Stewardship 
Week 6: Jewish Livestock Ethics 
Week 7: Torah of Place: Ger Laws and Landback

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Apr 25, 7:00 PM EDT