Pre-Holiday Fun with Apples and Honey

In honor of the Jewish New Year, check out two upcoming opportunities for hands-on experiences with the Rosh Hashanah staples of apples and honey.

Beekeeping Workshop with Etz Chayim

When: Sunday, September 18, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Where: Walter Jones Farm, K Street & New Jersey Avenue, NW

Join Jewish environmental group Etz Chayim for a pre-Rosh Hashana urban beekeeping workshop with DC Honeybees and local beekeepers. Visit the hive, taste the honey, and explore: Beekeeping in the urban environment, bees’ role in agriculture, benefits of beekeeping, Judaism and honey, and an orientation to a hive and tools.  Proceeds will help Etz Chayim raise money to install a hive!

RSVP to: Etzchayimhee@gmail.com.

Pick Your Own Apples for Rosh Hashanah

When: Sunday, September 25, 10:00 a.m. (Drive of 45-60 minutes)

Where: Apple-picking will take place Butlers Orchard in Germantown, MD. Meet at Kesher Israel, 2801 N Street Northwest, to drive over

Click here to RSVP for participation and rides to/from the orchard.  There is no charge for this event.  The only cost is what you pick to bring home with you.

For more information or if you would like to get involved with the Green Group, please contact Candace Nachman at greengroup@kesher.org.