We’ve gathered a group of delicious, creative, mostly vegan Spring recipes that offer inspiration for mindful, earth-conscious cooking.
Gefilteria’s owners Liz Alpern and Jeffrey Yoskowitz are participating in a week of Jewish food activities in San Diego.
L’Chaim Sushi’s appeal was its kosher status. Sustainability came later, when eco-friendly Bay Area clients began requesting sustainably sourced fish.
Fifth-generation New England farmer Angus Johnson explains that standard kosher agriculture is not all it’s cracked up to be. And yes, he is Jewish.
Eitan Baron has come a long way from selling art. His development company, Greenstones, is making Brooklyn sustainable, one brownstone at a time.
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.
It’s no secret that the kosher-keeping set in America often look longingly at the options available to our non-kosher-keeping friends. Gooey ripe cheeses. Local meats. Restaurants with certain character and flair. Even fresh-baked bread isn’t as easy to find as we might like. So when the chance came to take a vacation – the first in several years – my husband and I immediately knew we were headed to Israel. To eat.
There’s more than one way to build a sukkah. An environmentally conscious design competition drew versions made of black ash, inflatable inner tubes and even bales of hay.
Hanukkah can be one of the messiest Jewish holidays; waste is generated from wrapping paper, gelt wrappers, and wax drippings. To top it off, all the frying in oil can be both unhealthy and unsustainable. But this year, it doesn’t have to be. JCarrot and Hazon offer sustainable, healthy Hanukkah resources to green your holiday, so you can spend more time enjoying, and less time worrying about your global impact. From eco-friendly candles to sustainable gifts, the following suggestions can help to enrich any Hanukkah celebration. Also, these sustainable resources can be used as activities that can make for a great addition to any Hanukkah party. This year, opt for sustainability when celebrating Hanukkah by incorporating all, or even a few, of the following suggestions.
Israeli chefs and winemakers are bringing tradition and sustainability to restaurants and vineyards in the Carmel region. Nathan Jeffay goes for a bite and a sip.