In the News

We are thrilled to have been featured in the local, national, and even international news! To request an interview or Shoresh Media Kit, please contact Sabrina Malach, Director of Engagement at

Ontario Association for Mathematics Education and the Ontario Mathematics Gazette
Uncovering High Park Past and Present

CBC Here and Now, September 15, 2023
Jewish Beekeepers Make the New Year Sweeter

CBC Fresh Air, Februrary 5, 2023
., January 10, 2022
Bela Farm Offers New Way of Stewarding the Land

Niv Mag, November 2021
Hive Heroes: The Sisters of Holy Theotokos Convent

Jüdische Allgemeine, September 2021
Honig für Rosch Haschana (Honey for Rosh Hashanah)

Canadian Jewish News, January 2021
Holiday-themed boxes bring Judaism to the doorstep

ON Nature Magazine, Summer 2020
Canadian Soil, Jewish Roots

Canadian Jewish News, February 2020
Shoresh is Rooted in Environmental Sustainability

Winnipeg Free Press, Fall 2019
New Jewish Year Dedicated to Environmental Repair: Community Urged to Put Values into Practice

Canadian Jewish News, September 2019
Jack Chisvin Planted Seeds That Will Continue Growing

Tablet Magazine, February 2019
Ethical Eating: Food Justice Initiatives Bring Jewish Values to the Farm-and Dinner Table

The Times of Israel Blog, June 2018
Shoresh: Get Your Hands Dirty and Say Wow

The Covenant Foundation, May 2018
The Wow Metric of Success Jewish Life Blooms on the Farm

Hadassah Magazine, January 2018
My Daughter the Farmer: Jewish Women Take to the Fields

World Wildlife Fund Newsletter, September 2017
A Paradise for Pollinators

The Times of Israel, September 18,2017
Jewish Beekeepers in Toronto Offer Rosh Hashanah Sweetness by the Jar

The Canadian Jewish News, August 31, 2017
Shoresh Gears up for Second Year of Its Outdoor School

Edible Toronto, Winter 2017
Adventures in Beekeeping

The Canadian Jewish News, February 2, 2017
Vegan Food Takes Centre Stage at Shoresh’s Community Event

The Canadian Jewish News, December 15, 2016
Taking Root and Discovering “Radical Amazement”

The Canadian Jewish News, October 11, 2016
Exhibit tells the Story of Jewish Farming in Ontario

The Canadian Jewish News, June 30, 2016
Centre for Sustainable Land-Based Judaism Opens in Ontario

Village Living Magazine, June 2016
The Faces Of Good Food: 5 Locals Determined to Help Us Save the Bees, Get Dirty and Eat Well

Ha’Aretz, February 11, 2016
Farm to Seder Plate_ Growing Crops in Canada With a Jewish, Feminist Touch

The Forward, February 7, 2016
A Jewish Farmers Movement: Revolutionary or Ridiculous?

The Canadian Jewish News, November 19, 2015
The Socialite

The Huffington Post, September 18, 2015
Jewish Beekeepers Sweeten Rosh Hashanah, New Year Holiday

The Canadian Jewish News, June 30, 2015
Community garden is therapeutic for its users 

Baeck and Call: Voice of The Leo Baeck Day School
Taking Care of Bees-Ness

The Canadian Jewish News, April 2. 2015
24 Jews Who Are Changing The World

Religion and Food, Scripta Instituit Donneriani Abbensis, 2015
What Does it Mean to ‘Eat Jewishly’?

The Toronto Star, November 15, 2014
Political Sugar Shock

The Toronto Star, September 24, 2014
Sourced: Ring in a sweet Rosh Hashanah with Jewish honey

The New York Times, July 23, 2014
New Gleanings from a Jewish Farm

The Canadian Jewish News, April 24, 2014
Strengthening Jewish Identity Through Environmental Education

The Canadian Jewish News, April 17, 2014
Downtown Toronto is a Whole Different World 

The Canadian Jewish News, February 7, 2014
Panel Asks if GMOS Are Safe, Ethical

Shalom Toronto,  January 29, 2014
Jewish Foodies Unite This Weekend in Toronto

The Jewish Tribune, January 23, 2014
Conference Explores Food Issues Through a Jewish Lens   

Highbrau Magazine, Autumn 2013
Judaism’s New Sustainability

The Canadian Jewish News, November 28, 2013
Toronto Educator Honoured

The Canadian Jewish News, November 29, 2013
Food and Memories-An Unbeatable Combination

Shalom Toronto, November 11, 2013
Genesis, UJA’s Centre for Innovation Incubates Success. Shoresh Named One of North America’s Top 50 Most Innovative Jewish Organizations 

The Covenant Foundation, October 28, 2013
The Covenant Foundation Awards its 2013 Pomegranate Prize to Five Promising Young Jewish Educators

The Canadian Jewish News, September 4, 2013
Preparing to Mark the Next Sabbatical Year    

The Jewish Tribune, July 4, 2013
Abby’s Eats: CSA-mazing

Canadian Jewish News, June 20, 2013
Bialik Buds at Shoresh’s Kavanah Garden

Canadian Jewish News, May 28, 2013
Kavanah Garden Sets Down Roots at Lebovic

Kolreena Newsletter, Spring 2013
Exciting Plans for Pathways at the Reena Community Residence Greenhouse

Jewish Independent, February 8, 2013
Jewish Views on Food and Ethics. Toronto’s Shoresh runs interfaith and other programs to solve agricultural challenges.

Jewish Tribune, February 7, 2013
Sabrina Malach on Shoresh

Canadian Jewish News, February 1, 2013
Addressing Questions About Eating Meat

Jewish Tribune, January 31, 2013
Food For Thought at Shoresh Conference

Toronto Star, January 23, 2013
How Kosher is Kosher? Food Conference Seeks to Square Ancient Traditions with Other Jewish Values    

Baeck and Call: Voice of the Leo Baeck Day School, Winter 2013
Risa Alyson Cooper: Baeck to her Roots

Canadian Jewish News, December 6, 2012
Genesis: UJA’s Centre for Jewish Innovation Readies for Opening

Canadian Jewish News, November 8, 2012
Environmental Group Gets $100,000 Grant

Lilith, Fall 2012
Returning to the Garden

Lilith, Summer 2012
Bagels, Blueberry Buns and Baby Beef, August 16, 2012
Easy Being Green When Cooking Outdoors

Edible Toronto, Juy 2012
Pollination: A Love Story

The Grid TO, June 13, 2012
Kosher Killing

Canadian Jewish News,  May 1, 2012
Agriculture, Judaism blend at Kavanah Garden

Canadian Jewish News, April 27, 2012
Kosher and Eco-Friendly Can Go Together, Paneliist Say

Canadian Jewish News,  April 20, 2012
Looking at What Makes Cheese Kosher 

Jewschool, April 17, 2012
Jewish Food Conferences: Sustainable or Just a Fad?

Mazon News, Passover 2012
Toronto Report: Shoresh Food Conference

Canadian Jewish News, March 22, 2012
Baking your Own Matzah: With Community or at Home

The Jewish Daily Forward – The Jew and the Carrot, January 5, 2012
A Food Conference: The Canadian Way

Jewish Standard, December 2011
Deserving Praise: Shoresh’s Kavanah Garden Named one of North America’s Most Innovative Jewish Projects

Jewish Tribune, November 14, 2011
Innovative Program? Shoresh’s Kavanah Garden

Canadian Jewish News, November 10, 2011
Shoresh Programs Wins U.S Innovation Award

Shalom Canada, October 15, 2011
Shoresh’s Kavanah Garden recognized among “Most Innovative” Jewish projects

Canadian Jewish News, October 6, 2011
Environmental Education

Friday Night Magazine Online, September 25, 2011
Shoresh’s Kavanah Garden recognized among “Most Innovative” Jewish projects

Baycrest Matters, September 7, 2011
Baycrest’s Horticultural Activities

Thornhill Liberal, July 21, 2011
Join In On Garden Hop Tour

Canadian Jewish News, June 23, 2011
Jewish Food Movement

SNAP North York, June 2011
Spring Into Health

Friday Night Magazine, June 14, 2011
350 Left Standing (and Some Sitting) After Shavuot “All-Nighter”

Canadian Jewish News, June 2, 2011
Heebonics: Kavanah Garden Entwines Judaism with Environmentalism

Canadian Jewish News, March 24, 2011
Organic Farmer Cultivates Health in the Community

JTA, January 25, 2011
Growth Spurt: More Farms at Jewish Buildings Seeding Food Awareness

The Huffington Post, January 20, 2011
Tu B’Shvat: An Ancient Jewish Holy Day for Modern Environmentalists

PresenTense Magazine, Fall 2010
Woman to Watch: Risa Alyson Cooper

Jewish Daily Forward: Forward 50, Fall 2010
Shamu Sadeh: Leader of Jewish Food Movement

Canadian Jewish News, October 14, 2010
Sharing the Harvest

Jew and the Carrot, October 14, 2010
Foodie Passions Take the Bimah at Bar and Bat Mitzvahs

South African Jewish Association of Canada News, September 2010
Community-Supported Agriculture: Food for Body and Mind

The Campfire: Foundation for Jewish Camp, August 9, 2010
The Garden of Giving

Canadian Jewish News, July 29, 2010
Kavanah Garden Festival

Canadian Jewish News, June 24, 2010
Nature and Interfaith Learning

Canadian Jewish News, December 24, 2009
Toronto Hosts Think Tank on Social Entrepreneurship

Shalom Toronto, October 29, 2009
A Lesson in Jewish Ecology

Canadian Jewish News, October 22, 2009
Adamah Brings a Jewish Approach to Organic Farming

Canadian Jewish News, August 20, 2009
Enjoying the Kavanah Garden

Vaughan Today, August 14, 2009
Reaping the Rewards

Lilith Magazine, Summer 2009
Garden-Variety Judaism

Vaughan Today, April 10, 2009
Planting a Seed

Canadian Jewish News, January 31, 2008
Celebrating Tu B’Shvat

Canadian Jewish News, January 10, 2008
Lebovic Campus will be Home to Organic Garden

Canadian Jewish News, January 10, 2008
Shul Helps Bring Fresh Produce to Congregants

Canadian Jewish News, May 31, 2007
Jewish Group Offers Locally Grown Organic Produce

Canadian Jewish News, February 3, 2005
Tu B’Shvat Seder Promotes Environmentalism

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