Food, Faith, and God’s Good Creation

January 20, 2014
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– Andy Wade – In Sabbath experience, the deep meaning of creation is revealed as the freedom of each creature to realize its God-given potential, and in that freedom to offer its worship back to God. — Norman Wirzba In preparation for writing with Christine Sine the sequel to her book, To Garden with God, […]

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Gangster Gardening

March 10, 2013
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– by Andy Wade – Gangster Gardening. That’s what South Central LA resident, Ron Finley, said was needed to transform his neighborhood. Perhaps it’s also the attitude we need to take on as we look for creative ways to build sustainable-living communities. Like so many urban centers, there’s a lack of fresh, healthy foods and […]

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Propaganda Gardening

August 24, 2012
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– 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. Many from the Parish Collective and others are already doing things like this. But […]

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Symposium on Food

August 21, 2012

   Co-hosted by the Center for Environmental Leadership (CEL) and Duke Divinity School’s Center for Reconciliation Sept 21-23 at Duke University. For three days Christians concerned about the nexus of creation care, sustainable and just agricultural systems, and healthy and nutrious food, will convene at Duke University for three simple but profound purposes. 1. To meet, network, and help […]

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Announcing Pacific Northwest Sustainability Semester

October 31, 2011
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Pacific Northwest Sustainability Semester Sustainability. Faith. Imagination. Mustard Seed Associates, in partnership with the Creation Care Study Program, the premier Christian student semester away experience, is launching a brand new opportunity in the Pacific Northwest in Fall 2012. Just an hour north of Seattle and an hour south of Vancouver, BC there is a special […]

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Dinner Bugging You?

September 20, 2011
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– by Andy Wade – The dining-room table was set with roses and silver candlesticks. At one end, near a grandfather clock, sat two plates of mealworm fried rice. “So, a small lunch,” said my host, Marian Peters. “Freshly prepared.” The inch-long larvae, flavored with garlic and soy sauce, reminded me in texture of delicate, […]

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