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 […]

Bloomah’s City Farm in 2020: Before and After

When people visit my farm these days and see all the trees and growing beds and animal friends and all the many things going on, they immediately think that I must have been doing this for a very long time. However, here’s the truth. Today is December 31, 2020. Believe it or not, on January […]

Bloomah’s in Mishpacha: What My Rabbi Said

Today, October 14, is an exciting day for me and my mission: a 6-page feature article about Bloomah’s City Farm came out in Mispacha’s Jr Magazine! I am excited and nervous – especially about the cover, because I never expected that they would feature a photo of my son there. My No Photo Policy I […]

Bloomah Hatches an Egg: A Story About Farming, Faith and Flops

This is my pet hen, Stripey. She’s not looking too plump right now. Her usually cherry-red comb has faded and her eyes are dull. She’d not sick, Thank G-d. It’s just that she’s been sitting on a nest full of eggs for the last 16 days. During that period, she’s barely eaten or drunk. She […]

I’m Featured in Gila Manolson’s New Book

Here in Ramat Beit Shemesh, there aren’t too many other farmers. Actually none. I guess you could say that my farming passion sets me apart from my lovely neighbors, who think that bees are scary, manure is gross, and potatoes grow on trees. The fact that I think so differently used to bother me greatly […]