Food Insecurity

Food Insecurity

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January 3, 2018

Brian Sellers-Petersen works in a garden in the spring 2016. He’s retiring from Episcopal Relief & Development to continue his food and faith ministry in other ways. Photo: Kevin C. Johnson/St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle

[Episcopal News Service] As 2017 came...

November 27, 2017

Volunteers with St. Isidore’s Episcopal Church’s Abundant Harvest food truck distribute free meals in early September as part of Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in the Houston, Texas, area. Photo: Abundant Harvest

[Episcopal News Service] It is hard to...

November 22, 2017

Volunteers Alicia Wu and Emily Liu, high school sophomores from Los Altos, California, spend Nov. 18 planting organic fava bean seeds in the burned-over vineyards owned by St. Luke’s Episcopal Church member Charles Johnston of Helena View Johnston Vineyards in Napa...

November 6, 2017

Volunteer Jim Murphy, right, gathers a variety of food for Willetta Randle at Grace Food Pantry in Madison, Wisconsin. The pantry has been a ministry of Grace Episcopal Church since 1979. Photo: David Paulsen/Episcopal News Service

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November 6, 2017

Volunteer Jim Murphy, right, gathers a variety of food for Willetta Randle at Grace Food Pantry in Madison, Wisconsin. The pantry has been a ministry of Grace Episcopal Church since 1979. Photo: David Paulsen/Episcopal News Service

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February 7, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba has said the problem of water supply and sanitation illustrates why South Africa “is one of the most unequal countries in the world.” The archbishop also described the problem of drought as one of the biggest risks facing...

By: Ruth Campbell

In 1994, the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts became a sponsor for the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), a federally funded child nutrition program whose goal is to feed food insecure children and teens ages 1-18 during the summer months when they do not have access to school meals...

For Tom Carlson, gardening is not something one generally does alone. Though a single person could go through the arduous task of planning, planting, tending, and harvesting fruits and vegetables, for him, the work is all about the community. His ministry, Naco Wellness Initiative, is dedicated...

By: El Rvdo. Canónigo Robert Two Bulls

La Visión

Hace ocho años, cuando el círculo de personas que me había entrevistado para la posición de clérigo en la Misión India de Todos los Santos en el sur de Minneapolis compartió su visión y las esperanzas de su iglesia, un objetivo en particular despertó mi interés: la oferta de un...

By: The Rev. Canon Robert Two Bulls

The Vision

Eight years ago, when the circle of people who had interviewed me for the clergy position at All Saints Indian Mission in south Minneapolis shared their vision and hopes for their church, one goal particularly piqued my interest: the offering of a feeding program. The members...

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