A brief history of Tu B’Shvat, the New Year for Trees, and what this holiday can teach the Jewish community about our food choices, year-round.
Melissa Hoffman, M.S.
Melissa (she/her) has worked with JIFA since its inception in 2016. In her role, she consults with Jewish organizations and communities across the country to develop and implement ethical food practices, as well as curriculum and programs that foster compassion for all living beings through the lens of Jewish values. Prior to working with JIFA at Farm Forward, she earned her M.S. in Animals and Public Policy from Tufts University in North Grafton, Massachusetts. She is based in Denver, Colorado.