It’s never been a better time to be a Jewish vegan. Take, for example, Doron Petersan’s new Fare Well in DC, which serves pierogi and a bagel platter with cured carrot “lox.”
Leket Israel, the National Food Bank, rescues food from hotels, catering companies, IDF bases and dining halls and distributes it to the needy, simultaneously fighting food waste and hunger throughout Israel.
For many Holocaust survivors, food is not a source of joy, but of anxiety. A new partnership between JSSA and Nourish Now tackles food waste and ensures that survivors never experience hunger again.
Local nonprofit DC Greens does transformative work on food education, access and policy. Many of its programs make it possible for residents to visit farmers markets and take home fresh, healthy produce.
Joyful Food Markets, a program of Martha’s Table and the Capital Area Food Bank, are pop-up markets held in schools in DC’s Wards 7 and 8 that provide students with free, healthy food.
A new lunch program at Gesher Jewish Day School in Fairfax offers healthy options, vegetables from the school garden and composting. And it’s all served with a great, friendly attitude.
It’s a custom, not a law, to fuel Shavuot’s all-night Torah study sessions with a dairy extravaganza. This year, think about the animals that give us dairy and Judaism’s thoughts on animal welfare.
With support from The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s United Jewish Endowment Fund, six months ago the Jewish Agency for Israel launched a new cooperative food program in Israel’s periphery communities.
Even after co-founding and serving as CEO of Honest Tea, Bethesda local Seth Goldman isn’t done building mission-driven businesses. Now, as a leader at Beyond Meat, he’s on a plant-based mission.
Founded in 2004 by a student, Challah for Hunger now has over 70 chapters around the world where students come together to make challah, which they sell to raise money to fight hunger.