Posts Tagged: Sustainable Results 10
Every day is a good day to think about eating sustainably: making food choices that are not only healthy for our bodies, but also help us make the gentlest impact on animals and our environment.
Liz Alpern and Jeffrey Yoskowitz, the artisan-food wizards behind Brooklyn’s Gefilteria, are in the midst of a week-long residency at Coastal Roots Farm in San Diego, California, where sustainable farming is the mission.
A freshly prepared batch of kosher, sustainable sushi rolls.
“With a name like Angus Johnson, you can probably guess I wasn’t born Jewish,” Berkshires farmer Angus Johnson said, beginning his story.
He was, however, born into a long line of farmers. For five generations, the family farm was diversified between livestock, vegetables, orchard fruits and bush fruit, all raised and grown sustainably. For the last 16 years, Johnson has supported research on safe and sustainable farm practices and represented 13 states in helping farmers convert to grass-based agriculture through his involvement in the Northeast Pasture Consortium.
When President Obama spoke about climate change in his inaugural speech, it was a small victory for the hard working members of environmental organizations everywhere to finally hear that their agenda was being acknowledged on a large scale. One of these hardworking individuals is Mirele Goldsmith, the director of the Jewish Greening Fellowship (JGF), a program created by UJA-Federation of New York to mobilize the Jewish Community in response to climate change.