Letter to the Community 2015

Read the 2015 Letter to the Community on Medium. Trust us, it’s much prettier. January 2015 Sh’vat 5775 Dear Friends, 2014 was a year of transformative change for the Leichtag Foundation. Our staff grew considerably as we expanded our work to include both direct programming and granting. We further explored and leveraged opportunities to robustly expose […]


Jewish Farmers Gather to Advance Field of Jewish Community Farming

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   SAN DIEGO, CA (January 22nd, 2015) — For the first time in decades, Jewish farmers from all over North America and Israel will be convening at the Leichtag Foundation property in Encinitas on January 25-27th, 2015 to share best practices and discuss emerging opportunities in the growing field of Jewish community […]

San Diego Fermentation Festival – February 1st at the Ranch

We’re excited to be hosting this year’s San Diego Fermentation Festival. This event is produced by the San Diego Fermenter’s Club. After the excitement we heard from everyone who participated in the pickling demo at Sukkot at the Ranch, we thought this would be a great addition to our winter programming. Don’t miss New York […]


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Hunger Advocacy Network Honored with San Diego Human Relations Commission Partner Award

From HAN newsletter: The San Diego Human Relations Commission, one of the Hunger Advocacy Network’s 21 Partner organizations, chose to honor HAN with a 2014 Commission Partner award in a special reception and awards ceremony on November 18th at the San Diego Central Library.  During the event, the Commission highlighted the Network’s collective impact and […]

Harvesting Rainwater with Brad Lancaster on CBS8

CBS8 local news featured Brad Lancaster, rainwater harvesting expert, demonstrating how we can use rainwater in the upcoming food forest.  Watch below. CBS News 8 – San Diego, CA News Station – KFMB Channel 8