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.
A free retreat (sponsored by Duke Divinity’s Foundations of Christian Leadership) is offered for farm- and dinner-church planters, food ministry leaders, and others at the intersection of food and faith.