Spring 2017 Shtetl Skills Workshops

All workshops are $10-$20 suggested donation. Nobody turned away due to lack of funds. Some workshops have an additional materials fee.

Edible Plant Walk w/ Marian Dalke

Sunday June 25; 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM  |  Springfield Ave & Cobbs Creek Parkway.

In honor of bikkurim, honoring the first fruits during the celebration of Shavuot, join the Jewish Farm School for this guided Edible Plant Walk through West Philadelphia's Cobbs Creek Park. Participants will learn plant identification skills and will delight while sampling wild edible foods.


Instructor Marian Dalke is a Community Herbalist and Urban Garden Manager at Norris Square Neighborhood Project. Her passion for the natural world began as a child, and she believes that food and health belong in people’s hands. Marian works towards a just food system where all people have access to healthy, nutritious, & culturally affirming foods.




Shtetl Skills workshops are co-sponsored by Kol Tzedek Synagogue and generously supported by the Natan Fund,

the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia,
and the Lisa and Maury Friedman Foundation.


Learn about our past workshops.