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Mission from Kayam Farm

Our mission is to embody and inspire social and ecological responsibility by transforming our community through hands-on Jewish agricultural education. Our farm is designed in order to feature halachic demonstrations of Jewish farming laws, and much of our curriculum draws upon Torah teachings through hands-on farming. But there’s far more to our Jewish agricultural heritage than we can plant on our farm—a massive, yet largely abandoned body of Jewish farming texts lies [sic] waiting for us, if only we can muster the skills and strength to encounter them.


Kayam Farm. “About: Background.” Accessed January 30, 2012. http://www.kayamfarm.org/about-2/background/.

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An excerpt from the Kayam Farm website articulating the mission of Kayam Farm.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Mission from Kayam Farm." (Viewed on April 21, 2014) <http://jwa.org/media/mission-from-kayam-farm>.