Darriel Harris speaks on the Atlantic Live’s panel on health inequities about how the Black Church Food Security Network is creatively–and faithfully–responding to food insecurity.
Colm Flynn, of the BBC-produced podcast Heart and Soul, visited faith-based farms in New Jersey, Michigan, and Wisconsin and discovered what we’ve known has taken root and been growing for years. Among the farms Flynn visited was Plainsong Farm.
You could write an entire theology just around the process of growing and harvesting wheat. It’s impossible to deep dive into a conversation around wheat, or any grain, without delving into ecology and sustainability, the food chain and how humans steward the land.
Pleasant Hope Baptist in Baltimore, the church where “righteous discontent” inspired the Black Church Food Security Network, is garnering more attention for how the network connects churches that grow their own food and brings fresh produce from black farmers to black communities.
Sometimes a tomato isn’t just a salad ingredient. Sometimes it’s a call to action.