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.
Harbor Roots Farm, which will offer farm apprenticeships with living wages and grows fresh local food for shareholders and the area’s hungry, [began] operation [this month] on 3 acres of leased land in the Wynooche Valley.
Representatives from more than 55 faith-based congregations gathered in March for Interfaith Sustainable Food Collaborative’s 6th annual conference. A
The country needs far more young farmers and more sustainable agriculture, but access to land is a barrier.
While churches tend to have lots of land, some of which is suitable for sustainable agriculture, there hasn’t been much overlap or collaboration between land access professionals and faith community leaders.