To launch RAFI-USA’s new community partnership between three farmers of color and eight churches in Wake County, a blessing of the land ceremony was held on March 4, 2021. This CSA will bring in $20,000 for local farmers.
Clergy are trained to minister to others, often at the expense of the themselves and their families. In the wake of a pandemic and political turmoil, clergy are called upon to re-imagine personal and community financial well-being and to minister to the wounds created by fiscal trauma and economic inequity.
Faith, farming, and agriculture have played a central role in the development of past social justice movements. Join us for a conversation about the Black Church’s contemporary relationship with agriculture, and how both farming and faith continue to serve as pillars of personal and collective narrative-making in our communities.Guiding our conversation will be Executive Director […]