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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How to Start Your Own Butterfly Farm

This is a magical activity to do with your kids and now is the perfect season in Israel. Step 1: Find some baby caterpillars. In the photos, I show you how. Step 2: Put them in a shoe box (or similar container) with lots of leaves from their host plant. You can try identify the…

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The No. 1 Vegetable to Plant Right Now

Everyone keeps asking me what to plant now, so I made a list of my favorite summer vegetables to grow. I ordered it from least practical, easy and rewarding – to the most! Can you guess what will be my #1 recommendation? All these are fairly easy to grow in the Israeli summer but some…

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Birkas Ha’Ilanos Under Lockdown

It’s the month of Nissan and we have a special mitzvah to make a bracha over fruit-bearing trees in bloom. Usually that means that we head out in the neighborhood on a delightful blossom hunt in nearby parks and gardens. This year it’s not so easy but our bewildered, news-saturated souls need this inspiring once-a-year…

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6 vegetables from your kitchen you can plant and grow

It’s spring time! Do you wish you could grow some vegetables – but can’t visit the nursery due to lockdown? That’s why I created this list of 6 vegetables from your kitchen you can sprout and grow These plants are all ideally planted in spring – i.e. right now. 1. Sweet potato Plop a sweet…

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