Come to the Table Press Releases

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2019 Come to the Table Conference

The 2019 Come to the Table conference theme is Called to Action: Uprooting Hunger and Cultivating Justice. Participants will examine the root causes of hunger and leave energized to go back to their communities to challenge the systemic nature of hunger and build a more just food system.

RAFI and NC Community Garden Partners Join Forces

North Carolina’s community gardeners and food security supporters have lots to celebrate this summer. As the first bunches of homegrown tomatoes ripen on the vine, two of the state’s most effective food security organizations have announced that they are joining forces to support community gardening.

Come to the Table Conference March 16th, 2017

The Come to the Table Conference is a biennial gathering of food, faith, and farm advocates focused on relieving hunger and strengthening local, sustainable agriculture in North Carolina. This year’s conference theme is “Bridging Divides: Cultivating Food & Faith Connections.” Participants will have the opportunity to attend workshops covering theology and food, community development, racial equity, and food and farm policy. This year, we welcome former NFL player turned NC farmer and hunger relief activist Jason Brown as our keynote speaker. Come to the Table was founded in 2007 and is a project of the Rural Advancement Foundation International.

Press Release: Registration Opens for Come to the Table Conferences

The Come to the Table Project presents its fifth regional conference series on how people of faith can relieve hunger and support local agriculture in North Carolina. Three regional daylong events are scheduled to take place in early 2015 in Lumberton, Elon and Sylva, North Carolina.