On Saturday, May 1 at 2PM, join environmental educator Shamu Sadeh for an in-person walk exploring the springtime forest learning about wildflowers, edible plants, and forest ecology. Hosted by David M. Hunt Library in Falls Village CT, the walk will take place on the grounds of the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, which has over 400 acres of woods. This program will be limited to 20 participants and registration, wearing masks, and social distancing will be required. The meet up spot for the hike will be emailed to registrants a few days prior to the event.
Dr. Shamu Sadeh has been a professor of environmental studies, farmer, Jewish educator, writer, and wilderness guide. Shamu holds a B.A. from Bowdoin College, a Master’s degree in Environmental Studies from University of Montana, and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Portland State University. He co-founded and has directed the Adamah Farm and Fellowship for the past 13 years. He has taught environmental studies, farming and Jewish spirituality at Berkshire Community College, Wild Rockies Field Institute, Portland State University, Wake Forest Divinity School, and the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center. He lives with his wife and kids in Falls Village.