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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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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Vegetable Gardening Workshop this Wednesday

Want to experience the delight of watching vegetables grow on your balcony or yard? Want to see your family pick and eat homegrown organic vegetables? Want to get your hands in the soil and be inspired by the wonder of Creation? Hands-On Winter Vegetable Gardening Workshop When: Wednesday, December 23 – 10am – 11:30 Where:…

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How to Grow a Loofah Sponge in Israel

Today was a big day nine months in the making. Today we picked and processed the loofah sponges that we planted back in April. Anyone who wants seeds to plant their own loofahs next summer should be in touch. I want to turn Ramat Beit Shemesh into the Loofah Capital of the World! (Yes, I…

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VIDEO TOUR: Our Winter Vegetables + Hydroponics

This is an early December tour of my vegetable growing beds. Winter vegies such as kohlrabi, onions, fennel and snow peas are getting established. Some of the summer vegetables are still going strong, including sweet potatoes, eggplants, peanuts and ground cherries. We get a glimpse of my hydroponic lettuce too! You can read about our…

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Our Winter Vegetable Garden Plan

Sukkos is behind us and that means it’s time to get serious about winter vegetable planting. I just ordered a bunch of seeds from my favorite seed store. Now I’m mapping out my growing beds. Here are some considerations in my planning: two of my beds get very little sun in the winter. Really most…

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The Secret Truth About Growing Your own Vegetables

I have a confession. Many of the vegetables I grow on my farm are imperfect. The kind of vegetables that if you saw them in the produce section at the supermarket, you’d be shocked at the low quality and wonder if you should start shopping elsewhere. I also wouldn’t pay good money for an eggplant…

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