Posts Categorized: Food

Festival of Faiths: Sacred Soil

The Festival of Faiths will take place in Louisville, KY on November 3-9, 2010. The festival’s theme for 2010 is “Sacred Soil: Foundation of Life.” The program planned for this event features prominent theologians, conservationists, and environmentalists who will reflect…

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Fair Food and Christian Vocation Sunday

Just before Christian Vocation Sunday and Labor Day, the Campaign for Fair Food of the Presbyterian Hunger Program has announced that the Coalition of Immokalee Workers has come to a fair food agreement with Sodexo. The Campaign for Fair Food…

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Week of Action on Food

From Food and Faith, the blog of the Presbyterian Hunger ProgramYour guide to the Week of Action on Food Start Planning Now for Churches Week of Action on FoodIt is now time to start preparing for activities for the Churches…

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Environmental Issues at General Assembly

The 219th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), which met in Minneapolis in early July, approved four environmental-related business items. An overture from the Presbytery of Charlotte entitled “On Lifting Up the ‘Call to Restore’ Creation” reaffirms the Call…

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Follow Heaven on Earth Agrarian Road Trip

On Monday I listened to Dr. Ellen Davis talk about reading the bible from an agrarian perspective. She was in Louisville to provide theological grounding for the Heaven on Earth Road Trip (HEART) to the US Social Forum. HEART is…

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Multiple Impacts of the Oil Spill

As the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico continues the issues arising from it continue to swell. I’ve written this blog post with a heavy heart, feeling the need to lift up these issues, and with a conflicted feeling…

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President’s Cancer Panel and Environmental Health

A recent report by the President’s Cancer Panel highlighted the link between chemicals and cancer, finding that the “true burden of environmentally induced cancer has been grossly underestimated.” The Panel urged President Obama “most strongly to use the power of…

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World Fair Trade Day is May 8

World Fair Trade Day is Saturday, May 8, and celebrations of fair trade will be taking place for the first two weeks of May. Why celebrate Fair Trade? For starters, fair trade gives producers a just price for their goods….

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Faith and Environment Event Featuring Joel Salatin

Stewardship of the Land: a Christian Community Gathering will take place on May 21-23 at Bluestone Camp and Retreat near Hinton, West Virginia. This weekend retreat will include workshops, discussions, outdoor activities, and worship that will inspire us to act…

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Earth Day Sunday in Review

Earth Day takes place each year on April 22. PC(USA) churches are encouraged to celebrate Earth Day Sunday the Sunday before or after Earth Day to remember the glory of God’s creation and to explore how we can serve as…

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