Propaganda Gardening

— by Andy Wade —

This is a great TEDSalon video from England that challenges us to get moving, get moving even without all our “ducks in a row”. Food is a universal language, one which our communities will respond to. bee on borageMany from the Parish Collective and others are already doing things like this. But I wonder, what if every church took on a community garden, transforming open space into edible art and beauty and creating natural gathering places for the neighborhood? What are your thoughts?

There’s so many people that don’t really recognize a vegetable unless it’s in a bit of plastic with an instruction packet on the top.” (Pam Warhurst)