Shoresh

Site: Kavanah Gardens

Service: Community Gardens and programs

Record Details
Office Phone 416-805-8382
E-Mail info@shoresh.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/Shoresh-190853777624781/
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/shoreshto/
Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com/ShoreshTO
Volunteer Coordinator Email: volunteer@shoresh.ca
Established 2009
Primary Executive Risa Alyson Cooper, Executive Director; Email: risa@shoresh.ca
Funding Provincial - Trillium ; Federal - Environment Canada EcoAction Community Funding Program ; Donations ; Foundation - United Jewish Appeal Federation of Greater Toronto ; Emerald Family Foundation, Israel Koschitzky Charitable Family Foundation, Joseph Frieberg Family Charitable Foundation
Description (Service) Community garden with over 100 varieties of organic vegetables, herbs, fruits, and wildflowers, Havdallah spice garden, Community orchard, Nature pavilion, Raised wheelchair-accessible garden beds, Compost demonstration site, Native pollinator garden spaces, Educational signage in Hebrew and English, Meditative prayer spaces * donates over 500 pounds of fresh produce from garden to community;

Educational programs linking Jewish texts and teachings with experiences of the natural world, leadership opportunities, environmental advocacy and the production of sustainable products * community gardens, school group programs, outdoor school and outreach ;

outreach offers Jewish environmental programming in schools, synagogues, JCCs, community organizations, parks, and ravines ;
Bela Farm also operates 100 acre farm in Hillsburgh, * offers deep, immersive experiences for land-based Jewish learning and living;

Hours General public access Wed 3:30 pm - 6 pm * groups by appointment
Dates June-October
Meetings see event calendar for more details * additional open garden hour programs cosponsored by community organizations
Areas Served Vaughan
Eligibility no restrictions
Application education programs contact education@shoresh.ca
Languages English
Fees None
Located In Community Vaughan
Address & Map
Lebovic Campus
9600 Bathurst St
Vaughan, On L6A 3Z8
Intersection Bathurst St and Rutherford Rd
Mailing Address c/o Shoresh Jewish Environmental Programs 
132 Cedric 
Toronto, On M6C 3X8
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Community Gardening

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