“Urban Adamah helped me get clear about my life’s work and opened my world to the type of Jewish community I felt a deep, immediate connection to.”
Margolit Sands is the Lead Educator at Ekar Farm based in Denver, CO, where she provides Jewish educational programming on a 2-acre urban farm and in local school classrooms. Prior to the UA Fellowship, she studied Environmental Science at Northeastern University and served as a FoodCorps Service Member at The Food Project in Boston, MA. Following the fellowship, she earned a Masters in Elementary Education and her teaching certification at Arizona State University. Before working at Ekar, Margolit taught 4th, 5th, and 6th graders at Clarendon Elementary in Phoenix, AZ. During her time teaching, she initiated a new school and community garden at Clarendon and led an after school garden club. For more information about Margolit’s current work in Denver, contact her at email@example.com.