United Church of Christ’s The Pollinator, an environmental justice blog, has an interview with the pastor of a new farm church, Sarah Horton-Cambell. Cambell serves Common Life Church & Farm in Saxapahaw, North Carolina.
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 email@example.com
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.
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.
This story of struggle and uncertainty followed by surprise and hope is nearly ubiquitous. The death of the seed seems to always be followed by a harvest.