Hunger Advocacy Network Elected Officials’ Breakfast

The Hunger Advocacy Network (HAN) hosted their annual legislative breakfast on June 20th, featuring Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins. The event brought HAN members together with elected officials and their staff to participate in an informative presentation on the interrelatedness of the cost of living, low wages, and hunger in San Diego. In her keynote speech, […]

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Sustainable Agriculture & Food System Funder’s 12th Annual Forum Highlights

Highlights from the Sustainable Agriculture & Food System Funders (SAFSF) Forum

Three Leichtag Foundation staff members attended the Sustainable Agriculture & Food System Funder’s 12th Annual Forum held June 17-19 in Denver, Colorado. This conference gathered more than 200 funders from across the nation with a shared interest in economically viable, environmentally sound, and socially responsible systems of food production, processing, distribution and consumption. Staff highlights […]


Announcing the Sukkot at the Ranch Design Competition

Statewide Sukkah Design Contest Encinitas’ Leichtag Foundation announces launch of the Sukkot at the Ranch Design Competition; design submissions begin July 2; deadline is August 18 SAN DIEGO, CALIF. (July 7, 2014) – The Leichtag Foundation announces the launch of the second annual Sukkot at the Ranch Design Competition today. Designers of all backgrounds throughout […]

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America’s Largest Jewish Environmental Organization, Hazon, Takes Root in San Diego

Encinitas, CA / June 26, 2014 Hazon, the world’s largest Jewish environmental organization, joins the North County Jewish Hub, a Leichtag Foundation Initiative based at the Ranch in Encinitas. Hazon, Hebrew for vision, was founded in 2000 in New York, and adds North County San Diego to its regions alongside Philadelphia, Boulder/Denver, and San Francisco, […]


Reveal the Power of Food with Robert Egger – Video Playlist

Last week the Jewish Food Justice Fellowship welcomed Robert Egger to the Ranch to speak about local food economies, the power of nonprofits, and how collaboration can empower communities. We’ve broken up the video into smaller segments above.  Enjoy!

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