The London Jewish Community Garden is a community gathering space, a source of nutrition for institutional meals within the London Jewish Community, a source of food charity for the London Food Bank (tzedakah), an educational resource for London Jewish educators, and a chance for members of all generations to participate in a fun and healthy outdoor activity.
Jewish texts have much to say about agriculture and the relationship between Jews, land use, and food.  A community garden provides a meaningful way to participate in the annual harvest cycle that plays a part in our holidays and observance, and to learn about our religion in hands-on ways.  It is also a worthwhile community activity that provides a sustainable component to community meals, kiddushes, and provides an opportunity to talk about, and give, tzedakah.  It is also a chance to teach valuable gardening skills to children and adults.  For 2015 we plan to raise a portion of the garden on new elevated garden beds to make them more accessible to the elderly or disabled volunteers.


Jewish Community Garden 2015 Garden May 18 2015

The Jewish Community Garden’s first planting day of the season has set us off on a great start for 2015.


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