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May 12, 2021

The Maryland Legislative session is over AND there is still work to be done!

Here are highlights of the BIG VICTORIES for the environment achieved this year:

  • The Environmental Justice Commission: Strengthens the existing Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities…
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Feb 5, 2021

The Power of Community Solar (Baltimore Case Study)

What does it look like for a Jewish community to collectively take concrete action towards large-scale solar power?

This conversation about the power of a Community-Wide Solar Initiative highlights the…

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Dec 29, 2020

Amid a challenging year for staff and revenue, Pearlstone adopts new programs – Baltimore Jewish Times

“…the Pearlstone team was able to come together to reimagine what the organization could and needed to be during the pandemic, and they began to pivot to a number of new objectives and programs.”


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May 21, 2020

Pearlstone Reinvents Itself in the Wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic

“Pearlstone has created dynamic, new strategies for community impact during these difficult times.” Read this article from The Associated, published May 21, 2020.

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May 12, 2020

Tending to the Earth: Gardening Grounds Us in Today’s Times

Joan Plisko, Community Sustainability Director for Pearlstone, recently wrote an article that was shared far and wide by The Associated.

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May 8, 2020

The Pearlstone Center Wants to Get Your Goat

When it comes to its core objective of educating and advocating for the environment from a Jewish perspective, the Pearlstone Center is certainly not kidding around.  Read more from JMORE…

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May 1, 2020

The Gift of Planting

Planting is something anyone can do if they open their mind to it, even on a small scale. Learn from Farmer Educator, Tome, how tending a garden helps us be caretakers of the Earth.

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Apr 27, 2020

Pearlstone Center Offers New Meal Delivery Service during Pandemic

Tired of cooking at home, but uncomfortable with ordering takeout in the midst of a pandemic? JMORE highlights Pearlstone Kitchen as the solution!

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Apr 22, 2020

Virtual Observances and Programs Commemorate Earth Day 50

Why is this Earth Day different from all other Earth Days? Read all about it in this JMORE article where Pearlstone is featured!

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Apr 8, 2020

Rediscover Your Ability to Grow Your Own Food

In this blog, Farmer Educator, Tome Shaaltiel teaches how you can use your vegetable scraps to reproduce the same vegetables, instead of going out and buying fresh produce every week.

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