Food Insecurity

Food Insecurity

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June 4, 2018

Children help tend to some of the raised beds in the gardens at Trinity Episcopal Church in Charlottesville, Virginia. The food grown in the gardens is used by Bread & Roses in its cooking classes and to support feeding efforts in the community. Photo: Trinity...

May 9, 2018

Home Cooked Fridays, a weekly meal prepared by the community for the community, at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Austin, is prepared with rescued food. Photo courtesy of Kelly Barnhill

[Episcopal News Service] It’s a problem with no clear solution. Immigrants...

January 2, 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 26, 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 21, 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 5, 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 5, 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 6, 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...

July 1, 2016

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...

January 9, 2015

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...

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