At their December convention, the Episcopal Diocese of Delaware passed a resolution to support producers of locally grown food.
Perhaps we should rename the Farm Bill the Food Bill. After all, this important piece of legislation covers more than just farms. This is where the government creates policies around nutrition programs, SNAP, and Meals on Wheels.
The Black Church Food Security Network has its roots in a church garden.
Kendall Vanderslice reports at Christianity Today on the emergence of ‘Farminaries,’ where where food and farming play a crucial process in the formation of the church’s ministers.
I believe that good farming, like good teaching, is long-term activism. Farming and teaching are both optimistic vocations: they assume not only that there can be a future for humans on this planet, but that there should be and that our work can make that future world better.