The Racial Wealth Gap Learning Simulation is an interactive tool that helps people understand the connections among racial equity, hunger, poverty, and wealth. All are welcome.
Is your congregation interested in building relationships with farmers in your community and purchasing fresh, healthy food? Join RAFI-USA and Come to the Table to learn about our newest initiative, the Farm-to-Church Project! The Farm-to-Church Project connects NC churches with farmers from RAFI’s Farmers of Color Network to create sustainable food-based partnerships. These partnerships look different […]
RAFI-USA’s Come to the Table program has been providing mini-grants to churches throughout North Carolina who have been responding to the increased hunger in their communities caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. These mini-grants provide funding to churches who are purchasing food from local growers or local restaurants to distribute in their community. Come to the […]
RAFI’s Come to the Table program has been providing mini-grants to rural United Methodist Churches throughout North Carolina who have been responding to increased hunger in their communities caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. We had a conversation with one grantee, Rev. Tom Owens of Long’s Chapel UMC in Waynesville, to learn more about the Long’s Chapel food ministry and the impact of the grant.
RAFI-USA today announced the first-ever round of grants from its new Farmers of Color Network Infrastructure Fund. The program provides grants up to $5,000 to farmers for projects to increase farm viability, support farmers’ local food economies, and preserve traditional farming practices. A total of $131,500 was granted to 27 farmers in NC, SC, and Virginia.