Organic farmers connect Israelis with Maryland market
Tanya Tolchin and Scott Hertzberg make up Israeli Harvest, an organic farm in Maryland that plants Hebrew words when they speak.
A two minute walk separates Tanya Tolchin and Scott Hertzberg’s little house in Upper Marlboro, Maryland from the field they cultivate. The shady and muddy path then opens to a green wide field surrounded by tall trees, a greenhouse on the left, tomatoes on the hill to the right, and tall bushes of eggplants with violet flowers to the far side. “Scott is right there, harvesting the eggplants,” Tanya...
Vered Guttman is a caterer and a food writer based in Washington DC. Growing up in Israel she took her first lessons in Jewish cooking sitting at the tables of her two grandmothers, one from Poland, the other from Iraq. In Modern Manna, Vered will share a mix of new Israeli trends and old Jewish traditions, sprinkled with a distinct Sephardic flavor. Follow Vered on Twitter @veredguttman