Posts Categorized: Food

Our Roles in the Food System

Recently I stumbled upon Anna Lappè and Bryant Terry’s book Grub. Over the past few months I had been learning a lot about our food system and trying to integrate what I was learning into my life by changing the…

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Email Publix CEO: Work with CIW to End Modern-Day Slavery!

The following is a message from Noelle Damico, Associate for Fair Food Concerns with the Presbyterian Hunger Program, PC(USA): Modern-day slavery is alive and well in the tomato fields of Florida. Seven cases involving over 1,000 workers has caused US…

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2010 Faith and Environment Events

There are several exciting upcoming faith and environment events coming up in the next few months. Stewardship of the Land: A Christian Community Gathering will take place on May 21-23 at Bluestone Camp and Retreat near Hinton, WV. This weekend…

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Upcoming Faith and Environment Event in West Virginia

Please join us for Stewardship of the Land: A Christian Community Gathering, a weekend retreat on May 21-23 at Bluestone Camp and Retreat near Hinton, WV to encourage individuals and organizations to grow in faith and their commitment to earth…

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Tread Lightly for Holy Week

Tread Lightly for Holy Week. Here are some ideas: See if anyone at your church would like to organize a care for creation group to integrate earth care into all facets of church life. Environmental Ministries can help you get…

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 27

March 27 action: Be mindful of how much food you waste & decrease this. On average, Americans waste 1400 calories of food a day, while 49 million Americans were food insecure in 2008. Sources: http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0007940 and http://www.ers.usda.gov/Publications/ERR83/ERR83.pdf Throughout the Lenten…

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Support Eco-Justice with the TRADE Act

This past weekend I attended Ecumenical Advocacy Days in Washington D.C. It was an inspiring weekend full of people of faith who are concerned about fixing our country’s broken immigration system. I learned a lot this weekend about immigration, displaced…

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 20-22

I was away for a conference at a hotel where the internet cost too much to use, so here are the past few days of Tread Lightly for Lent: Day 32-34 actions: March 20: Compost food scraps & use them…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Days 25 and 26

Day 25 (March 13) action: Try to eat food that is in season. Food that is out of season often travels hundreds or thousands of miles to get to you, using large amounts of fossil fuels for transportation. Day 26…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Days 17-20

I was away from computers for a few days, and am just now catching up by posting days 17-20 of Tread Lightly for Lent: Today, March 8, Day 20 Action: Learn about mountaintop removal & see if your coal comes…

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