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5 Reasons You Will Plant Garlic Now

It's November and for some people here in Israel that means planting winter vegetables. Meanwhile. for a lot of other...
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I Made Wine in a Week. You Can Too!

Living in the Land of Israel, we see vineyards everywhere. I have long harbored a secret desire to have a...
A completed puzzle that wins a Barad (AKA a slushie) - which costs me 3 shekel. Longer and more valuable puzzles include "Ice Coffee" and "Frozen Yoghurt"

Make it a Positive Family Summer – With Free Printable Mitzvah Tickets

Summertime is here. That means less structure and much more free time. Some people dread it but I love it....

What I’m Growing on Shmitta

Shmitta can be hard. There are many things that I would like to do in my garden right now. Such...
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My 3-Year Olive Oil Quest – In Mishpacha Magazine

In this week's Chanukah Edition of Mishpacha Magazine you will find a feature I wrote about our 3-year quest to produce our...
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Picking and Pressing Olive Oil in Israel

Note: This article is from 2021. One of my favorite times of year Olive harvest season! This is my third...
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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...
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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...

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 -...
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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...
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Why Now is the Time to Plant a Tree in Israel (Nothing to do with Tu Bishvat)

There is an old Chinese proverb that asks: When is the best time to plant a tree? We'll get to...
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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...
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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...
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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...
I always pick leaves from this perennial basil for my pesto. It's not the same as the annual basil you buy in the supermarket, in that it lives for many years and the flavor is stronger. It grows and flowers all year and the bees adore it. It's one of my favorite plants - and considering that I am the proud owner of 100s of beloved plants, that says a LOT! Look for it in your local nursery. In Hebrew it's called "basilicum magic" - בזיליקום מ'גיק

Don’t Buy Basil, Grow MAGIC Basil

Meet Magic Basil: one of my favorite plants to grow in Israel. My Magic Basil in bloom - which is...
Homemade pesto and cream cheese with sourdough crackers - soooo tasty!!!

Recipe: Pesto Like None Other!

Pesto Pesto Pesto!!! Who loves pesto? Homemade pesto and cream cheese with sourdough crackers - soooo tasty!!! When most people...
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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...
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How to Brew Your Own Apple Vinegar

Making your own apple vinegar is a very satisfying city farming project because: It makes magical use of waste scraps...