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Jewish urban farming has strong roots in Boulder, Colorado


Rabbi Gavriel Goldfeder of Boulder’s Aish Kodesh

“One of the things we can look for in the Torah is the Torah’s vision of our environment, food supply and agriculture, and a very deep and sacred relationship with the land,” said Rabbi Soloway.

By Susan Glairon
Intermountain Jewish News
13 Jan. 2011


The first year, approximately 70 families joined the CSA; that number has since doubled. Bates said that the organizers of Tu Ha’Aretz hope 200 families will join this year.

The term Tuv Ha’Aretz, which is found in Deuteronomy, means both the “good of the land” and “good for the land,” Rabbi Soloway said, meaning that the CSA provides goodness from the earth to eat and that it’s environmentally responsible.

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