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Jul 2, 2014

Trails to the Future

It was a farm-to-table experience on Monday night at the Pearlstone center, honoring outgoing board chair Ilene Vogelstein and incoming board chair P.J. Pearlstone, and attendees were invited to partake…

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Apr 20, 2014

Baltimore Green Week kicks off with goats and chickens

For the children visiting the Pearlstone Center’s sustainable farm Sunday, the chickens and baby goats might have been the main event. But supporters of the Family Farm Day said they hope that interaction…

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Mar 20, 2014

Pearlstone Celebrates New Eco-Friendly Cabin

Lovingly nicknamed the “Mud Mansion”, this high-efficiency, four-season cabin combines sustainability with conventional building techniques. Designed and constructed using sustainable and recycled…

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Feb 25, 2013

Farming the Jewish Way

I recently joined more than 150 people at the Pearlstone Center near Baltimore for the 5th annual Beit Midrash to learn about the Jewish calendar and how it connects to sustainability and farming. The…

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Nov 6, 2012

The Baltimore Jewish Times The Pearlstone Center Named One of North America’s Most Innovative Jewish Nonprofits

The Pearlstone Center, an agency of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, has been named one of the nation’s 50 most innovative Jewish nonprofits in Slingshot ’12-‘13, a resource…

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Oct 3, 2012

The Baltimore Jewish Times “My Inner Hippie”

Maayan Jaffe “It’s not just a retreat center or a farm; it really is a spiritual place. Pearlstone, for me, is a place for self-reflection. The grounds make me feel rejuvenated. It’s magical. And…

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Sep 3, 2012

The Baltimore Jewish Times “New Executive Director Wants To ‘Ignite Jewish Passion’ at the Pearlstone Center”

By Maayan Jaffe “Whether an individual or group comes to Pearlstone for an immersive retreat, a daylong meeting, a simacha or a program on the farm, their experience ignites a passion and a personal…

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Oct 6, 2011

Grassroots Green Paints Metro Baltimore

Glenn Rosenkrantz “As she tied string around a newly picked gourd, 13-year-old Adi Singerman said working the garden deepened her perspective on the earth, her Jewish blessings, and the imperative…
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