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Some cool nature resources on the internet!

  Here is a collection of various nature-based activities, online and offline resources, and learning tools we are excited about lately!  Fun Videos:      Make delicious and brilliant pink lemonade using wildflowers and then learn how to turn purple water GREEN! using amazing colour-changing violet syrup with this quick video from

Shoresh at Home

  Here you can find some Jewish nature activities you can do at home! Nature Journals Habitat Scavenger Hunt Habitat Build Mustard Seed Necklaces Mah Rabu Collage Journey Sticks TP Grassy Head Creatures Recycled Paper Making Shema Sound Map Solitary Bee

Greening Purim

By Shoresh Guest Blogger: Michael Mikhailovsky The Jewish festival of Purim celebrates Esther and Mordechai’s salvation of the Jewish people of Persia from Haman who wanted to kill all the Jews in his Empire. Purim, also called The Festival of

Shomrei Adamah and Land Protectors: How Can the Jewish Community Support the Wet’suwe’ten?

Written and researched by Mira Goldstein, Lead Educator: Youth and Family Programs What is happening in Wet’suwe’ten? Over the past couple months, you have probably heard about or encountered the many rail blockades and rallies across the country in support

Happy New Year, Trees!

By Shoresh volunteer: Michael Mikhailovsky The holiday of Tu Bi Shevat is also called the New Year for Trees or the Birthday of the Trees. It celebrates trees in anticipation of springtime. In the winter, some trees lose their leaves, and

Sustainable Chanukah 101

By volunteer Blogger: Michael Mikhailovsky The Festival of Chanukah celebrates the rededication of the Jewish Temple in 165 B.C.E., after the Greek occupation of the land of Israel. There were two Temples for Jewish people in Jerusalem in ancient Israel.

Shoresh Outdoor School-Fall Cohort

The Spring Shoresh Outdoor School season has come to a close and we are so proud of the SOS students! What an amazing, exploratory and fulfilling spring session! The SOS students earned 14 badges over the course of 7 weeks;

Looking back on 2019

  2019 has been an epic year for Shoresh, filled with moments of inspiration and empowerment for the thousands of community members who have participated in our nature-based Jewish programs. This year we: Shared our unique model of addressing food insecurity in the

Meet the Taking Root 2020 Food Sponsors

Deepening Our Roots   It takes a village to fulfill our mission to lead, inspire and empower our community to become shomrei adamah, protectors of the earth. From planting a bee sanctuary at Bela Farm to growing and harvesting local,

The Wisdom of Rosh Hashanah

Guest post by Shoresh’s friend and volunteer, Michael Mikhailovsky Rosh Hashanah marks one of the four Jewish New Years. It is the birthday of the world, a time of celebration and reflection as Jews look forward to the new year.

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