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The Hills (of Hillsburgh) Are Alive

It’s been three years since we had our epic grand opening at Bela Farm, our rural home for sustainable, land-based Judaism. Since then we’ve developed our apiary and planted 11,000 trees and 4-acres of native wildflowers to nurture the local

Garden Like a Mensch

While many of us do not SEE hunger or poverty, it is a sad and growing reality within the Jewish community and beyond. Did you know that: 57,195 Canadian Jews live below the poverty line (14.6% of Jews living in

Our Top 10 in 2018

Did you know that 2018 marks our 10-year birthday celebration!???? Happy birthday to us! We’ve got some fabulous programming lined up to celebrate this very special year and hope you will join in the fun, celebration and healing of our

This Is How We Do It

We are on a mission to inspire and empower our community to take care of the earth by connecting people, land, and Jewish tradition.  This is no small feat. How does a small, grassroots organization implement such a lofty goal?

Happy Birthday to You, Trees!

“If not for the trees, human life could not exist.” Midrash Sifre to Deuteronomy 20:18 Tu B’Shevat is the new year for trees. This ancient celebration has changed and evolved over time but is perhaps more significant now then ever before.

What Will You Dedicate Yourself to This Chanukah?

  Did you know that Chanukah, the Festival of Lights, means “dedication?” Traditionally, this refers to the eight-day celebration during which Jews commemorate the victory of the Macabees over the armies of Syria in 165 B.C.E. and the subsequent liberation and

It Takes a Village

Everything we do at Shoresh is done in community. From building beehives, to planting community gardens and harvesting local, organic food for tzedakah, we are constantly reminded that it takes a village to change the world. As we prepare for

Top Ten Reasons to Come to Taking Root in 2018

2018 marks our 10th anniversary and we’re gearing up for an epic celebration! Mark your calendars for Taking Root 2018: The Power of Many happening on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at York Mills Gallery at 6:30 pm. Here are ten

Taking Root 2017: Venue Awesomeness

We are so excited to announce our new venue for Taking Root 2017: York Mills Gallery! Not only do we get to hold our event in this gorgeous space located in midtown Toronto but they are sponsoring the event by

Shoresh Outdoor School: Semester One

By: Juliana Isaac, Shoresh’s Garden Coordinator Our first cohort of the Shoresh Outdoor School has just graduated! Over the last eight weeks, our students have been learning about Judaism, the natural world, and the incredible connection between the two. Throughout

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