Posts Categorized: Food Security

The Power of Community and Agency to Transform Society

Little Village Environmental Justice Organization By Jennifer Evans, mission specialist for the Presbyterian Hunger Program (PHP)   During PHP’s spring advisory committee meeting, we visited one of our newest grant partners, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO) in Chicago. In this predominantly Mexican-American community, their office is located in the Little Village neighborhood and appears… Read more »

The Advent of Hunger?

This afternoon I was talking with colleagues about our children, in relation to feeding them on a Food Stamp Challenge budget. Some of our parental thoughts: What if they don’t like the food? What if they don’t eat the food? What if they ask for seconds? What if they’re embarrassed by what they bring in… Read more »

Serving up Privilege

Okay, let’s be honest. Making it to half-way point, I admit some relief as I notice we still have enough basic supplies and I know basically what to make for the next few nights’ dinner. This is crazy, though, right? Because my half-way point of one tiny week of life within a restrictive food budget,… Read more »

A Community of Gardeners

One of our visits to explore the connections between faith and environmental stewardship took us to St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Billings where David Kimball and Rev. Brent long spoke with us about the church’s community garden and took us on a tour of the half-acre garden.

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Collaborative Garden Project

Presbytery of Western North Carolina and Black Mountain Home for Children Growing Together Jane Laping, Stewardship of Creation Enabler for the Presbytery of Western North Carolina, sent the following information about the new garden project at the Black Mountain Home for Children.  Read weekly updates about the garden on the Earth Care blog.  Thanks to… Read more »