Upcoming Events

Pick Your Own, Pickle Your Own: Sunday, Aug. 20, 10 am – 12 pm

Come enjoy the bounty of produce at Ekar Farm by Picking Your Own and Pickling Your Own! Support the work Ekar has been doing in the community for 8 seasons while getting to taste some of the best local, organic produce found in Denver. Pre-registration for this event is mandatory.
 
$45 includes one large take-home reusable bag, picking your choice of produce in the fields, 2 DIY pickle jars, live entertainment, and tons of fun for the whole family!
 

Days in the Dirt: Every Sunday June – October, 9 am – 12 pm

Beginning the first Sunday of June, Ekar Farm will be open for drop-in volunteers to get their hands dirty and connect with their food!

Come by the farm any time on a Sunday from 9 a.m. til 12 p.m. to lend a helping hand in growing food for the hungry.

If you have a big group of people you’d like to bring on a Sunday, let us know in advance by signing up online here.

NEW! Future Farmers: Every Sunday, 10 am

During our Days in the Dirt, Ekar Farm’s Lead Educator will provide 30 minutes of FREE fun, family farm projects starting at 10 am for kids ages 4-10! Each week we will explore farm themes like worms, bees, seeds, and more with hands-on, kid-friendly learning activities. Stay updated on the weekly themes by checking our updated schedule below:

Sunday, July 9 – Roots! Dig into the soil to discover the wonders of worms, compost, and how roots of plants depend on dirt.

Sunday, July 16 – Stems & Leaves! Explore how stems and leaves take in water and sun to help plants grow.

Sunday, July 23  – Flowers & Bees! Go beyond the beauty of flowers and honey by learning how pollination grows the foods we love.

Sunday, July 30 – Fruits & Seeds! Connect to the life cycle of plants by dissecting seeds and the fruits they came from.

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YAD Shabbat on the Farm: Friday, July 21, 6 – 9 pm

**This event is free but registration is required. Use this link to register!**

Join more than 200 Jewish Young Adults for JEWISHcolorado’s quarterly Shabbat series at Ekar Farm on the DAT Campus! Va’ad kosher dinner and drinks will be provided. Dinner will be served at 6:30, come early to schmooze and see the farm! Optional Kabbalat Shabbat services begin at 5:45. Please do not bring any outside food or beverages.

MITZVAH PROJECT: Sign up will be available to volunteer at Ekar Farm on July 30th!

YAD is a program of JEWISHcolorado which aims to engage young adults in Jewish life through our LIVE Jewish, GIVE Jewish, LEAD Jewish initiative. You can learn more and check out our upcoming events at JEWISHcolorado.org/YAD.

For questions about this event, please contact YAD Program Manager Rebecca White at RWhite@JEWISHcolorado.org or 303-316-6463.

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Day of Event: Ekar Farm Sign-Up Form

 

JBrunch with JOI: Sunday, August 13, 11 am – 1 pm

Exclusively for Single Young Professionals! Tired of JSwipe? Want to meet someone with similar #relatio

nshipgoals while creating your own signature brunch cocktail? Serious about *actually* meeting someone in the flesh and not just on a screen?

Join the Jewish Outreach Initiative on the farm for this exclusive Singles Event (yep- SINGLES ONLY) where you’ll meet others with similar values, hobbies and #relationshipgoals.  $10/person, and space is limited! Register today here.

After registering, remember to complete the survey that will help us group folks better for this lovely event!

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