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Sunday, March 6 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Jewish Farmers of Ontario Unite!

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Did you know that southern Ontario is now home to the largest Jewish communal farm in North America?! Bela Farm is a 114-acre rural centre for land-based sustainable Judaism in southern Ontario. Come and meet two local Jewish farmers from Shoresh who are collaboratively creating this project with community members like you. Learn about the vision for the project, ask lots of questions and taste some sweet honey from Bela's bees.

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avatar for Risa Alyson Cooper

Risa Alyson Cooper

Risa is an ardent educator, environmentalist, and urban homesteader!  She completed her B.A. Honours at Queen’s University in Comparative Religious Studies, and her M.A. at the Centre for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto, focusing on Contemporary Jewish Environmental Ethics.  Upon graduating, Risa moved to rural Connecticut where she worked as a Jewish environmental educator at the Teva Learning Centre... Read More →
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Sabrina Malach

Sabrina is a professional shmoozer, networker and pollinator-protector!  Sabrina began working with Shoresh in 2011 after spending six years working and volunteering in the Jewish Food Movement in New York and Israel. She participated in the Adamah Jewish Farming Fellowship in 2005, graduated from the Eco-Activist Beit Midrash in Jerusalem in 2006, and worked as the program assistant for Hazon from 2006-2007.  Upon returning to... Read More →


Sunday March 6, 2016 10:00am - 10:50am
S5

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