The Top 6 Summer Vegetables to Grow in Israel (and What NOT to Grow)

After 19 years of growing vegetables at home in Israel, I’ve had a lot of harvests. I’ve also had a LOT of flops. After so many years, I have compiled this big list of veggies that are most likely to produce a rewarding harvest in Israel. They tolerate our long hot summer well and are […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: […]