Posts Categorized: Food Justice

Faith-Community Supported Agriculture (FSCA) Program

For a couple of decades, Community Supported Agriculture programs (CSAs) have been a way for families to partner with farmers and gardeners to get a weekly supply of fresh produce during the growing season. Families or individuals purchase a membership…

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Choices

The little time keeper in the upper right corner of my computer screen tells me that I have about 3 more minutes before my voting station, just down the street at the local grade school, opens up. I’m on West…

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Hopeful Edge in Ending Hunger

This summer, Anna Lappé gave one of the keynotes at the Presbyterians for Restoring Creation National Eco-Justice Conference. You can listen to hers and other great presentations related to Food and Fuel and download conference presentations here. Also, I just…

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The Food Literacy Project

On Friday, we were picking up produce to bring over to the Urban Fresh farmer’s market cold storage and I finally had the chance to see the Food Literacy Project, which shares space at the working Field Day Family Farm…

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A Journey Beyond the Horizon

This coming Sunday, I will serve as guest preacher to two yoked congregations in a Northern California farming community. I’m a city girl. This is only my second season of gardening (and the tomatoes are coming on very nicely, thank…

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How Much is Enough?

The suggested Lectionary reading for this coming Sunday is Luke 12: 13-21 – a teaching on Greed. Someone approaches Jesus asking for assistance with a family dispute. Jesus refuses to act as judge but turns the request around into a…

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First-ever cut in state food tax passes in Tennessee!

PHP celebrates the victory of Tennesseans for Fair Taxation (TFT), a group we’ve been able to fund with gifts to the One Great Hour of Sharing. The first-ever reduction of the state’s high food tax has now passed both houses…

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A Terroir-ists Manifesto For Eating in Place

I’ll have the great fortune of spending a week this summer with Gary Nabhan, Director of the Center for Sustainable Environments, and wanted to share his manifesto for eating with you. Gary is the author of many books, including Coming…

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