How to Attract Ladybugs to Your Yard in Israel

Every gardener wishes that they had ladybugs in their yard! Besides being iconic and adorable, ladybugs are voracious munchers of those pesky aphids. But how can we get these cute and hungry guests into our gardens? It’s not that easy, especially in the city. But BH we finally succeeded in creating a thriving ladybug colony…

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A Tale of 2 Cute Chicks and a Cute Little Farm

Today I went for a meeting at the Educational Farm to make sure that everything is ready to go for our launch event on Wednesday morning. If you remember, this is how our land looked before Pesach This is how our cute little farm looks today – all ready for us to build our raised beds…

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First Look at Your Farmland + Save the Date

First… The news!The Educational farm finally confirmed the date of our first women’s farming session – Wednesday April 21, 2021 – 9:30am. Get all the details here Here is a photo of the land they have assigned to us It doesn’t look like much right now but thankfully we are women of vision, ready to work the…

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FREE EVENT: Come Farm with Me in RBS

Want to get out in nature? Breathe fresh air? Shake off the lockdown blues? Flex those muscles? Do some real gardening? Have fun with like minded women? Have an amazing new experience? Right here in Ramat Beit Shemesh? For women only? And for FREE?! Join me for 2 hours of gardening at the Educational Farm, Ramat…

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VIDEO: Watch Our Latest Harvests

If you’ve always dreamed of harvesting your own food, it’s not as impossible as you might think! The past two months have been blessed with lots of picking, processing and feasting here on our tiny urban farm in the midst of the sprawling Israeli city of Beit Shemesh. This 1-min video gives you a quick…

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How to Pick Nettle and Make Gourmet Nettle Soup

This nettle soup has SUCH a rich interesting flavor and inexplicably creamy texture, despite having so few ingredients and no flavorings. If you’re stuck at home and restless during lockdown, making nettle soup might be just the adventure you need. Wild Nettle Soup Recipe Step 1 – Find Nettles and Pick Stinging Nettles grow wild…

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Workshop: Learn the KNF Method to Grow Greater Vegies

If you LOVE learning amazing new ways to garden and grow, this workshop is for you! I’m excited to be hosting Sam Bevans, the only certified Korean Natural Farming instructor in Israel, right here on my little farm in Ramat Beit Shemesh A. You’re invited to join! Korean Natural Farm is a proven approach that…

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Don’t Buy Basil, Grow MAGIC Basil

Meet Magic Basil: one of my favorite plants to grow in Israel. It blooms all year, produces tasty leaves and benefits the world (bees love it). I always pick leaves from this perennial basil for my delicious homemade pesto. It’s not the same as the annual basil you buy in the supermarket, in that it…

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Recipe: Pesto Like None Other!

Pesto Pesto Pesto!!! Who loves pesto? When most people make it, it involves buying multiple plastic-wrapped bunches of basil, parsley and/or cilantro. Why? Because that’s how you make pesto! Unless you’re a city farmer 🙂 ince I grew wary of the scary amounts of plastic packaging involved in making a small bowl of pesto, I…

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