To Till and to Tend: One Week Intensive in Sustainable Agriculture, Food Justice and Jewish Tradition

Take Sustainable Agriculture, Food Justice and Torah to the Next Level!

Do you want to earn college credit and spend time this summer on organic farms in the Boston area? The Jewish Farm School and Hebrew College are partnering to offer you a weeklong, intensive course exploring the intersection of Judaism, agriculture and contemporary food justice.

This week of experiential learning will help you increase your skill-based knowledge of sustainable agricultural techniques while you engage in meaningful volunteer service work. You will have the opportunity to dialogue with activists, community leaders and business leaders and to study in the Hebrew College beit midrash (House of Study) where classic Jewish texts will enlighten your understanding of contemporary environmental and food justice issues. A team of expert instructors from Hebrew College and Jewish Farm School will be on hand to offer guided mentorship.

When: Sunday, June 3-Sunday, June 10, 2012
Where: Sustainable farms in the Greater Boston Area and Hebrew College, Newton, MA

Who: Students and professionals, ages 18-25; others will be considered.
How: Tuition is $1000 + transportation; generous fellowships are available.

College credit available for interested participants

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To find out more about Fellowships available contact Jacob Fine, 617-559-8636
Find out more about this program.

Application Due: May 1st, 2012