Forest Foraging and Campfire Cookout For Women!

Join Me and my dear hiking buddy, Susannah Schild, of Hiking the Holyland-fame for this event.  Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2024Time: 9am-1pm Location: JNF-KKL Park Adulam, near Beit Shemesh (meeting point will be sent to registrants)Price: NIS 215 Includes: Advanced registration required. Women Only Details and registration, click here 

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Help! My Tomato Plant is Looking so Sad!

Tomato season reaches its peak in late August-September! The tomatoes we pick now are sweetest! I can never get enough! Every year around this season I get readers asking the same question: “My tomato plant suddenly looks dry or brown or droopy or otherwise sad! What should I do?” The answer is: nothing! Tomatoes are…

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“Jewish Girls Don’t Live on Farms!”

“Jewish Girls Don’t Live on Farms!” That’s what my Mum said to me as a teenager living in a middle-class, largely Jewish neighborhood in Sydney, Australia. It’s also the first line of my chapter in a brand new book of real-life stories of English-speaking Charedim from around the world who have chosen to make their…

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You’re Invited! Wheat-to-Challah Harvest Party for Moms and Kids

It’s wheat harvest season here in the Land of Israel! Here’s on Bloomah’s City Farm our small plot of wheat is fully ripe and ready for harvest! You’re invited to experience the wonder and fun of harvesting wheat and turning it into a loaf of fresh Challah. Yes, you are about to discover that threshing,…

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The Easy Guide to Growing Tomatoes at Home in Israel

Lots of us love the idea of growing our own vegetables and the No. 1 vegetable people usually wish to grow in summer is tomatoes! So I am writing this whole article with a message JUST FOR YOU: Don’t let another summer go by without the wonder and excitement of planting and picking your own…

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You’re Invited! Vegie Planting Party for Moms and Kids

THIS EVENT IS BOOKED OUT. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BEING NOTIFIED OF FUTURE SIMILAR EVENTS, PLEASE FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW. Spring is now at its height and that mean it’s time to plant your favorite summer vegetables: tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, squash and more! If you and your kids have the urge to plant…

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My Grandmother’s Chocolate Pesach Cake Recipe

The sixth day of Pesach is my grandmother’s yahrzeit – this year will be 2 years since she left us. I would like to honor her by sharing one of her recipes, a very tasty Kosher L’Pesach chocolate-orange cake. As the kosher catering queen of Sydney, Australia, for over 50 years, my grandmother made hundreds…

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Wild Healing Herbs of Israel and How to Use Them

🌿 Are you curious about the medicinal plants native to the Land of Israel? 🌿 Would you love to discover many world-renowned healing herbs that grow wild and free in your local neighborhood? 🌿 Want to learn how to turn them into healing salves, balms, syrups and teas to support wellbeing for your family? This…

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Anyone Can Grow Wheat in Israel: Even 6-Year-Olds

This year on Tu Bishvat – one of my dreams came true! Ever since my oldest was a little guy starting out in kindergarten, I wished that I could bring a serious farming experience to his cheder’s asphalt playground. That “little guy” is already 17 but I finally made my dream happen for his younger…

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