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Environment program helps raise the level of “green” awareness

Table at Environment Fair (Photographed by by-Renee-Halpert) Last week the main environment program in the Beit Shemesh / Jerusalem region was held for the general public. It was run by Renee Halpert from Forum Shemesh Yehuda. About 400 residents participated in the event. The adults and children alike enjoyed the varied booths selling quality, ecological products.
The goal of the event helps to raise the level of environmental awareness and presents ideas for leading a more sustainable lifestyle.
I had a table where I sold handmade quilted & felt needlepoint art & accessories made from all-natural ingredients. Here were some other vendors.

  • Eliezer Tzion – “Shoreshei Tzion” – Live, pro-biotic, organic food shoresheitzion@gmail.com www.shoresheitzion.com/
  • Hagar Elbaz – Hand-made jewelry from beads and re-claimed fabric. hagaraelbaz@yahoo.com
  • Saidel’s Bakery – Hand-made healthy breads. Les Saidel. shezles@saidels.com http://saidels.com
  • Tammy’s Gourmet Sorbets – Fresh fruit sorbets and parve ice-cream for events & Shabbat. Menashe Esser. menashe_esser@yahoo.com
  • Nachum Hirschel – Vermicomposting workshops & worms. nhirschel@gmail.com
  • Yisrael Eastwood. Raycop Israel – Anti-allergen vacuum. seaneast@013net.net www.raycopisrael.co.il
  • Renana Richter – Ecologically friendly products for babies, bodies and your home. renanawi@gmail.com
  • Ayellet Perri – “Sakekologi” Reusable mesh bags for vegetables and fruit. ayellet.perry@gmail.com
  • Tiv Ha’aretz – Israeli-grown dried fruits. Order for Tu B’shvat! Debbie Buckman: family@thebuckmans.com
  • Chavivian Farm – Organically grown vegetables. Moshav Hodaya. Michal Chavivian: michalanor@walla.com

In addition to the definite value of the event, everyone had a good time. It was inspiring to take part in this important cause. Click here to see more photos of the event taken by Renee Halpert.

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