Farming and social justice

Upon your walls, O Jerusalem, I have set guardians, who shall never be silent by day or by night. — Isaiah 62:6 “The sound of the shofar is meant to arouse us, wake us up from our ethical torpor, confront our past deeds, and inspire us to new moral actions. (Moses Maimonides, Mishneh Torah, Laws of Repentance 3:4). If there is …

Environmentalism and Faith

Sadeh is a space where people can re-connect with their Judaism through the rich and diverse tradition of Jewish farming. The contemporary issue of our environment can connect faiths together for positive change. “It makes sense to act together as faith communities on issues like climate change. This is about working side-by-side. This is about standing together, being united’ Lord Sacks, …

Maps of the farm

Base map: aerial view of Skeet Hill House land, 2016 Farm plan map Already there: Pond Tennis court Fire pit Skeet Hill House Adventure playground Indoor swimming pool  Year 1 –  year 3 plans: Vegetable patches Tool shed Polytunnel Compost  Chickens Orchard Year 3 – year 7 plans: Herb spiral Wild meadow Pond renovation  Yurt & cabins  Woodland and Adventure …

Connecting the Community Back to the Land

Our farm will offer a variety of programmes for every age and background to bring the community back to the land. – Discovering composting systems & concepts of prayer – programme for youth/ adults with learning disabilities – Grow your own vegetables, biblical veg garden – Willow weaving, impermanent buildings – Pickle/tea making , the heritage of pickles – Learn …

Events and opportunities

Opportunities Urban Grower Apprenticeship in Hackney London based Growing Communities is helping to ‘grow more growers’ through our training scheme, which runs from the beginning of April to September every year. Each year we take on around four volunteer trainees who work with our growers Sophie and Ximena, learning how to run an urban organic market gardens. They also help …

Activities and workshops

We run all sorts of activities – here are just a few to get started. Please get in touch if you have small or big groups and would like to participate in our workshops. Testimonials: FZY youth group: “The kids really enjoyed getting active and dirty. It is a great way to educate about Judaism and agriculture. At the end of …