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Tanya Tolchin

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Tanya TolchinTanya Tolchin grows vegetables and flowers on her family farm in Maryland just 20 miles from Washington, DC. She is a manager of Israeli Harvest, which supports Israeli farmers by selling their organic olive oil and dates in the US. She writes about farming, parenting and Jewish life on her blog and elsewhere.

The Time-Traveling Cookbook

by Tanya Tolchin

The Time-Traveling Cookbook

Tanya’s sister passed along their grandmother’s 1971 Miami neighborhood cookbook. Despite recipes for Lobster Cantonese and Cheese and Bacon Roll Ups, it is full of gems that offer a look into a different time.

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Upside-Down Purim

by Tanya Tolchin

Upside-Down Purim

Purim isn’t officially an agricultural holiday, but for Tanya and her family, it usually marks the beginning of the planting season. With the shmita (sabbatical) this year, everything just feels a little upside-down.

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From Farm to Simcha

by Tanya Tolchin

From Farm to <em>Simcha</em>

Steve Lebowitz’s Annapolis-based Allot Catering isn’t just any catering company: it’s kosher, run out of a synagogue kitchen and committed to sourcing local and sustainable ingredients and playing an active role in the community.

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