Retreat ends Jewish festival with Farm Day

A youngster played with a goat during Open Farm Day at the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center on Oct. 16. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE — Shamu Sadeh and Rachel Salloway led a group of visitors through the gate at the 5-acre farm at the intersection of Beebe Hill and Johnson roads on Oct. 16 — the final day of the Sukkafest, an annual retreat at the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center that is part of the Jewish high holidays.

The final day of the three-day festival is Open Farm Day. Visitors are welcome to check out the goats that are raised there for their milk, share in a meal, grab a jar of pickles made on the premises from cucumbers grown on the farm, and enjoy themselves.

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