Future for farm: energy, ag and the Grateful Dead

David Weisberg is the new executive director at the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center. He hopes to broaden the organization’s reach. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE — Tucked away in a quiet corner of a quiet town is the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, which runs a wide variety of programs encompassing the spiritual, the environmental — and, coming up, the Grateful Dead.

Executive director David Weisberg started at Isabella Freedman in May. A couple of weeks ago, he met with a group of interested parties to begin a discussion of how to broaden the scope and reach of the center.

The question of how to include the town and community is now on the table. Topics include sustainable agriculture and renewable energy.

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