Eco-Stewards 2014

Food and Faith: Uniting Together in a Southern Foodshed

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This year’s place-based program explores the connection of communities to the land as we look at how Gainesville, Florida utilizes its surrounding natural resources to build life-giving, meaningful relationships. Our time will focus primarily on the interconnected food and water webs of North Central Florida. Our trip will include discussions on local food, faith, nutrition, workers’ rights, intentional Christian communities, sustainability, and the ever-pressing water issues faced by much of this region. The week will consist of service, community dialogue, and an exploration of local areas including but not limited to community gardens producing food for homeless shelters, a local micro-farm rethinking the food system, a house of hospitality, nearby springs, and the Ichetucknee River. Throughout our program, we will be reflecting on and sharing our own Eco-Faith journeys.

The trip will likely be held in May. Check back for exact dates and to download the application!

 

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2 Responses to Eco-Stewards 2014

  1. heatherwv says:

    What a wonderful theme and location for this year’s eco-stewards! Great work, planning team!! :)

  2. jim rucquoi says:

    alot to assemble. takes brave florida folk!

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