Learn about various Jewish traditions and their spiritual basis, and how farming and sustainability can be spiritual and religious activities.
The following give a background to Jewish environmentalism and information on Jewish sustainable agriculture.
Provided are the curriculum materials produced and used by the Jewish Farm School.
Provided are perspectives on urban living through a Jewish lens and includes biblical texts on communal responsibility, urban farming, and moral thoughts regarding where we live, as well as how to start worm composting.
The Jewish Farm School led a workshop series dedicated to teaching traditional “shtetl skills,” including learning on shmita, permaculture, and cheese making.
A basic introduction to Tu Bishvat, a simple accompanying haggadah, and related texts and blessings for observing the holiday and discussion opportunities.
Resources regarding our relationship with soil in the Jewish tradition, and how to support healthy soils.
Provided are the JFS resource Judaism and Sustainability, includng text studies, discussion guides, and facilitator guides on Creation, Mishkan, Shmita, and Yovel.