Locally Grown

NMAJHBeginning in the 1880s, thousands of Jewish immigrant families created agricultural communities in fields from the Ottoman Empire to Canada, and Argentina to Kansas. Those who tilled southern New Jersey soil did so in rural farmland dotted with orchards and canneries, but close to cities that bought their eggs, poultry, milk – and tomato soup. Come learn the stories of the hardy immigrants who chose an unexpected vocation in a new land.

See this exhibit at The National Museum of American Jewish History in Old City

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