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Shoresh Events: 2018

Shoresh Outdoor School: Fall Session
Give your kids the gift of a meaningful Jewish education in the great outdoors! At the Shoresh Outdoor School we combine wilderness experiences, organic farming and Jewish learning for students JK-Grades 6. This year, we’re thrilled to offer our after-school program at 2 convenient locations tailored to families in both Vaughan and mid-town Toronto.

Vaughan Programming
For kids from JK-Grade 6
Dates: Wednesday September 26th-Wednesday October 31st
Times: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM (Before-care available)
Location: Shoresh’s Kavanah Garden, 145 Lebovic Campus Drive, just west of Ilan Ramon Blvd.

Mid-Town Programming
For kids from Grades 1-3 
Dates: 
Thursday September 27th-Thursday November 1st
Times: 
4:00 PM-5:30 PM (Before-care available)
Location: Cedarvale Ravine

For more information, email jared@shoresh.ca


Harvest
Join The House and Shoresh for Harvest, a Sukkot program that is a part of UJA Federation and Shoresh’s Back to our Roots Workshop Series. Take a mindfulness nature walk and explore a four acre urban farm, while celebrating and learning about the agricultural elements of Sukkot, the harvest festival. A light dinner will be served.

Date: September 26th 2018
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Location: David Wilson Memorial Garden at John Polanyi Collegiate Institute, 640 Lawrence Avenue West

For more information and to register, email click herejared@shoresh.ca 

*Space is limited. Please note that enrolment priority will be given to Birthright Israel alumni.

From Past to Present: A Jewish Food Tour Through Kensington Market
Travel back in time on the Ontario Jewish Archives’ Stories of Spadina Tour and experience Kensington Market when it was a thriving Jewish village with kosher bakeries, butchers, and shuls. Learn the history of this once-Jewish market while discovering the Jewish cultural renewal happening in the area through Shoresh, Fentster, and Makom. This unique tour includes a visit to Shoresh’s two community gardens in the market.

Date: Wednesday October 3rd
Time: 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Location: Kensington Market (exact meeting spot will be emailed to all registered participants one week before the tour)
For more information, click here

*Space is limited. Please note that enrolment priority will be given to Birthright Israel alumni.


Seed Saving and Pollinator Gardening 201
Take a deeper dive into creating and maintaining pollinator habitat! At this workshop, we will collect seeds and divide plants to expand our habitat and learn how to prepare a native pollinator garden for the winter.  

Date: Wednesday October 17, 2018
Time: 5:00-6:30 PM
Location: Shoresh’s Kavanah Garden, 145 Lebovic Campus Drive, just west of Ilan Ramon Blvd.
For more information and to register, email sabrina@shoresh.ca


Bela Farm Stewardship Week
Join us in the glorious hills of Hillsburgh for our last Bela Farm Stewardship Week of 2018! We’re going to be focussing our efforts on the bees by harvesting honey and planting more native flowering plants in our bee sanctuary.

Dates: Tuesday October 9th-Thursday October 11th
Location:  Bela Farm, 5750 Sixth Line in Hillsburgh, Ontario, N0B 1Z0

For more information and to RSVP email sabrina@shoresh.ca


Taking Root: The Power of Many
Join us for an evening of nourishing food and community as we celebrate Shoresh’s 10th anniversary, honouring the many people, plants, creatures, and traditions that continue to ground and inspire us.

Enjoy over 25 sweet and savoury dishes and drinks, made with love by Toronto’s most talented and kind food producers, creators and purveyors!  Bring your family and friends to enjoy live music; bid on healthy experiences and items in our incredible silent auction; purchase Shoresh products including our own raw honey from Bela’s Bees, locally-made beeswax Shabbat and Chanukah candles; and help us celebrate our biggest achievements of the last decade!

Date: Wednesday November 14, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM-9:00 PM
Location: York Mills Gallery, 1885 Leslie St, North York
For more information and to get tickets, click here

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