Soul-2-soil: back to life and reality at Camp Freedman


Janna Siller, director of the farm at Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center in Falls Village, stands in a field of cabbage. Photo by Cynthia Hochswender.

Food nourishes our bodies of course but it also nourishes our souls and spirit. 

That’s part of the reason the farm-to-table movement has been so powerful in modern America: For young people who’ve grown up in a world that’s increasingly fragmented and existential, the farm movement offers a chance to connect deeply and meaningfully with the world around them, with the soil beneath their feet and with their own bodies and souls.

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