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Food and Faith

Lincoln Center film series

If anyone reading is in or around New York, you should check out the Green Screens Film Series at Lincoln Center. The farm where I work, Garden of Eve, is featured in the film “Farming the Future: Farm Life on…

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October afternoons at the farmstand.

Monday and Tuesday afternoons, I work the farmstand. The red barn sits back from the intersection of two busy roads in Riverhead, Long Island. Behind it lay the fields from which all our produce is harvested. Our lawn, now that…

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shock doctrine

I thought I’d be prepared by the title not to be shocked by Naomi Klein’s book “Shock Doctrine,” but it keeps happening! By the way, the relationship to food and faith is in the way shocks have been used by…

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Economic justice at core of food justice

Reading the Peacemaking Program’s blog this evening, I was reminded of the great talk Roberto Jordan presented at this year’s Peacemaking Conference. The Presbyterian News Service posted a story on the keynote presentation by Rev. Jordan of Argentina. He is…

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Harvesting by Hand

I touched your food. Don’t be offended or worried. Lots of people touched your food. Hope you rinsed that lettuce. I’m working as a novice apprentice on an organic farm in Riverhead, Long Island. Every day at 7 am, I…

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