Ekar

Ekar Farm connects people to community, and community to the earth. We grow sustainably produced fruits and vegetables so that all who are hungry can come and eat. We nourish body, heart, mind and spirit on an urban farm in Denver, Colorado that serves as a commons on which to repair the food system, and the environment. Rooted in the Jewish vision of creating a more environmentally sustainable, socially just, and spiritually connected world,  we believe these values and these tasks are EKAR, “the most important things.”

Ekar cultivates healthy community by growing culturally appropriate foods for those in need; providing community garden space and transformative experiential education; and through celebration of earth- based holidays throughout the seasons.

 
 

What’s New

 
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Ekar partners with the IRC!

In the ancient Jewish justice system, the 'corners of the field' are never harvested. Instead, anyone in need can come and gather fresh produce. Our text says the stranger, the widow and the orphan (all landless and outside the dominant economy) are welcome. We are humbled to be partnering with the International Rescue Committee to make community garden space and some of our farmland available to newcomers to Denver - Survivors of Torture, and Congolese and Rohingya refugees resettling here due to violence in their homeland. We know gardening heals, and we hope working on this land will ease the process for our newest neighbors.

 
 

Upcoming Events

 
 
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Ekar thanks Denver Academy of Torah for making space for Ekar Farm on their Campus, and we also thank the Rose Community Foundation for their continued support.