In March, Catholic Rural Life hosted the Noble Vocation: Integrating Food, Faith, and the Environment conference at University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. The participants focused on conversation on the vocation of an agricultural leader. For the conference program, Archbishop Bernard Hebda’s opening address, and videos of the presentations, visit Catholic Rural Life. […]
Food policy power house Civil Eats profiles Black Church Food Security Network, focusing on how the Baltimore-based coalition is addressing “food apartheid“: “We feel that apolitical and ‘color-blind’ approaches to addressing food inequity fly in the face of the statistics, which clearly show that Black people are disproportionately impacted in a negative way by food […]
A family in Canterbury, Connecticut has set up a GoFundMe page for what they’re calling Faith Ponds Farm, where they hope to start a farm-based ministry. The goal is $300,000, of which they’ve raised $1,175 so far. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
The sustainable agriculture movement is indeed a spiritual movement, calling people to a deeper way of life.
A church with a food philosophy? Yes, and Vancouver’s Christ Church Cathedral spells out the connection between faith and food in no uncertain terms.