Why would 57 Jews ride 3,600 miles across the country on bicycles? Haven’t we wandered enough? Hazon means vision, and these bikers are committed to creating healthier and more sustainable communities in the Jewish world and beyond.
The St. Paul JCC is partnering with Hazon to offer a CSA — and not just any CSA (localized food systems that directly link a farmer to a consumer), but a CSA provided by Minnesota’s only Jewish Organic farmer (!!!).
If you’ve ever asked yourself, “What does Judaism say about food and our environment?” this Shabbat Synaplex weekend is for you.
A few of the amazing nuggets I thought were worth sharing from the Hazon Food Conference 2009 in Monterrey, California. The 4-day event focused on sustainable agriculture, Jewish ethics, environmentalism, and really delicious meals.
During this most sacred of weeks (OK, sacred ten days), we oscillate between copious eating and no eating at all. Chances are, if you’re reading this, you enjoy your food more than the average bear. If you need some tips on fasting, Google provides no shortage.