I research religious food justice movements and teach courses in Jewish studies, food studies, environmental studies, and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies. My current project is an ethnographic and historical study of the Jewish Community Farming movement in North America.


Ph.D., American Religion, Duke University 2016
MA, Religion, Duke University 2011
Mekhina Program, Institute of Traditional Judaism 2006
BA, Religious Studies, Stony Brook University 2005


“Opening the Tent: Jewish Veganism as an Expression of an Ecological Form of Judaism,” in Jewish Veganism and Vegetarianism SUNY Press (Under Review)

Entries on “Augusta Evans Wilson,” “Bread for the World,” “Eliza Agnew,” “Helen Gates Starr,” “Katherine Womeldorf Paterson” and “YWCA” in Encyclopedia of Christianity in the United States

Krone, Adrienne. “A Shmita Manifesto”: A Radical Sabbatical Approach to Jewish Food Reform in the United States. Scripta Instituti Donneriani Aboensis 26 (2015): 303-25.

Krone, Adrienne, review of Religion and Food & Eating in North America, Edited by Benjamin E. Zeller, Marie W. Dallam, Reid L. Neilson, & Nora L. Rubel, Practical Matters 8 (2015).

Blog Posts


    Manuscript: “American Manna: Religious Responses to the American Industrial Food System”

    Current Project: Jewish Community Farming Movement Study

    Upcoming Talks and Conferences

    “Humans and the Humble Bees: Bee-Human Relations, Rituals, and Sacred Spaces at Shoresh Jewish Environmental Programs” (AAR 11/17)

    “The Lure of a Land-Based Utopia: Jewish Agricultural Settlements in Nineteenth-Century North Dakota and Today” (AAR 11/17)

    “In the Heschel Archives: Material Culture and the Study of Jewish Social Justice Engagement” (AJS 12/17)

    “The Birds, the Bees, and the Jews: Human-Animal Relations in the Jewish Community Farming Movement” (AJS 12/17)

    “Feminism in the Fields: Gender Dynamics in the Jewish Community Farming Movement” (SJE 01/18)

    “Bees, Beets, and Blessings: Sustainability and Spirituality in the Contemporary Jewish Community Farming Movement” (University of North Carolina at Greensboro 02/18)


    American Academy of Religion
    Association for the Study of Food and Society
    Association of Jewish Studies
    Society of Jewish Ethics

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