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MILK & HONEY FARM TOURS

What makes a farm a Jewish farm? Come find out, and meet the goats, chickens and fish, sample fresh herbs and veggies, and learn all about what’s going on in the ground, under the dome, and in the barn. This 30-minute tour is great for all ages.

11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 1:00, 1:30

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LEARNSHOPS

We’re offering a variety of 30-minute “learnshops” that will feature demos, tastings and talks, all on themes at the intersection of Judaism, food and sustainability.

10:15 -10:45 - Edible Flowers and Passover Desserts with Miche Bacher
11:00 - 11:30 - Beekeeping to Save the Planet with Colin Mann of Vine Street Farms
11:45 - 12:15 - "Wendy’s Shabbat" short film screening and discussion facilitated by Morah Yehudis Fishman
12:30 - 1:00 - So You Want to Be a Farmer: Meet Your Jewish Farmers! with Wabash Farmette, Milk and Honey, Ekar, Ahavah and more
1:15 - 1:45 - Jewish Food as Medicine with Mitten Lowe

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PASSOVER ON THE FARM - SOLD OUT!

Bring your young child(ren) to a special exploration of Colorado spring and Passover at Milk and Honey Farm at the J. Discover signs of spring and bring to life the Seder plate during this multi-sensory adventure. We’ll have hands-on activities including herb tastings, animal greetings, planting seeds and more. Geared at families and their children ages 0-5. Program will be at the Farm, so dress appropriately. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED AND THIS PROGRAM IS NOW SOLD OUT. But there’s much else to do for families so still join us for the rest of the Food Fest!

10:30 - 11:30

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PASSOVER DESSERTS COmpetition JUDGING

Be a judge for the Passover Desserts Competition and help us crown the 2019 champion! Open to the first 100 people, so show up on the earlier side so you don’t miss out.

12:00 - 1:00

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KITCHEN MEDICINe: Chicken soup for the soul, colds and more - DIY

A DIY chicken soup bar! Select your own spices and herbs—each representing a different nutritional and health benefit—to add to a soup base made with pasture-raised, heritage, higher welfare kosher chicken and organic veggies.

10:00 - 2:00

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BAG it! - DIY

Learn how to turn old clothing into reusable bags. We’ll have everything you need to make and take home your own one-of-a-kind creation.

10:00 - 12:00

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CHAROSET from around the world - DIY

Expand your charoset horizons and taste different charoset from around the world. Different regions means different preparations and flavor profiles. Leave with recipes to inspire new additions to your seder table.

10:00 - 2:00

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BREAD: Wild, heritage, fermented - DIY

Want to be STARTing something? Fermentation is a sacred process. Learn how to capture, feed and nurture your local wild yeasts and bacteria to make a bread dough starter. Learn about wild starters, fermented bread and ancient grains, and walk away with your very own starter.

10:00 - 2:00

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SALT: A Spiritual spice - DIY

Sample different salts, and learn about their environmental impact and the salt industry. Explore how salt is connected to Jewish tradition and get hands on with salt+cabbage massage.

10:00 - 2:00

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SCENTS - The NOSE KNOWS - DIY


How much does your nose know? See if you can identify a dozen different fragrant items and figure out which Jewish blessings go with which scents. Prizes for the knowingest noses!

10:00 - 2:00

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SEDER plate activism - DIY

During Passover, the Jewish people remember the slavery and injustice of the Jewish people in Egypt. It has become customary for Jews today to bring to mind other injustices people suffer throughout the world and show support for various causes. Learn the many ways support for social justice causes can be expressed during the Passover Seder.

10:00 - 2:00

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Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen- DIY

Sort out this year's dirty dozen and clean 15 list and get the latest info to help you choose which produce to buy organic and which are safest to buy conventional. And sample a tasty fruit and veggie salad featuring ingredients from the list.

10:00 - 2:00

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minimizing FOOD WASTE - DIY

Did you know that 40% of food is wasted! This a shanda (shame/embarrassment)! Connect the dots between your own actions and this environmental no-no and leave with resources to change your behavior.

10:00 - 2:00

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Fruit & Veggie Prints

Let your creativity flow and have fun making your own unique print. Using fruits and veggies as the stamps and paint made from fruit and vegetable extracts, create your own colorful Food Fest souvenir.

10:00 - 2:00

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AFRICAN Market BASKETS

Shop African Market Baskets at the Fest! These handcrafted baskets are woven by artisans in Bolgatanga, Ghana. Proceeds from the sale of the baskets help to provide healthcare, education and financial support to over 1,000 African villagers and their children. Additionally, a portion of proceeds will benefit Hazon and Milk & Honey Farm at the J.

10:00 - 2:00

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Seed quiz w/ Red Wagon Organic Farm

Connect with our local farmers from Red Wagon Organic Farm, learn about the seeds that grow into the food you love, and about the Tuv Ha’aretz Jewish CSA (community-supported agriculture) program.

10:00 - 2:00

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