MenuForward LogoJoin

Posts Tagged: urban adamah Results 5

Urban Adamah Slaughters Chickens Privately After Controversy

thinkstock

Why I Stand By Urban Adamah

thinkstock

When Fish are Farmers, Not Food

Image: Courtesy of: Kimberly Tomicich

This past December, an opportunity involving fish and plants swam into my life. At work, I was tasked with finding answers to the question: “Could aquaponics viably produce healthy organic produce faster and more efficiently than conventional soil- growing?” In seeking to answer that question, I became part of the small but growing world of Aquaponic farming. That’s aquaculture (raising fish) and hydroponics (growing plants in water, rather than soil) combined. Individuals who farm aquaponically are usually experienced with either aquaculture or hydroponics, and are drawn toward aquaponics for the added benefits that flow from marrying the two. Over the past six months, I have embarked on quite a journey–I’ve met inspiringly innovative individuals, I have grown to understand fish needs, and I’ve learned way more Chemistry than I bargained for.

Mixing Bowl: Kosher Tailgating, Jewish Farming and Kutcher's Brunch

Image: iStock

Headed to the Super Bowl this weekend? We’re jealous! While you’re there, check out the giant kosher tailgate party being hosted by Chabad. [Chabad.org]

Urban Adamah: Growing a Jewish Garden in the Big City

Image: Adam Berman

Many people believe that there is no place better to live than a big city, but Adam Berman, Executive Director of Urban Adamah in Berkeley, California, thinks so for different reasons than most. Following his dream to take Adamah: The Jewish Environmental Fellowship “to the next level,” Berman has gathered a dozen like-minded young fellows to help him get the first independent Jewish community urban farm off the ground — literally.

Share the Bounty

Share the Bounty

Close