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CTTT Technical Assistance Spotlight: Anointed Ones Church of Deliverance International

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 […]

CTTT Technical Assistance Spotlight: Long’s Chapel UMC

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.

CTTT Technical Assistance Spotlight: Norman UMC and Richmond Fresh

RAFI’s Come to the Table program has been providing mini-grants to rural United Methodist Churches throughout North Carolina. We had a conversation with one grantee, Dave Clark of Norman UMC and God’s Garden and Davon Goodwin of the Sandhills AgInnovation Center to discuss their food ministry and the impact of the grant.

Mini-grants to Churches

Since 2020, Come to the Table has leveraged more than $120,000 in re-grant funding to over 100 rural churches throughout North Carolina that are responding to food insecurity in their communities. These mini-grants provide funding to faith communities to purchase food from local farmers of color to distribute in their communities.  With support from The […]

The Farm and Faith Partnerships Project

Is your congregation interested in building relationships with farmers in your community and purchasing fresh, healthy food? Are you a farmer of color looking for new markets?   The Farm and Faith Partnerships Project connects NC faith communities with farmers from RAFI-USA’s Farmers of Color Network to create sustainable food-based partnerships. These partnerships could look like […]

RAFI E-NEWS Spring/Summer 2015

Welcome to RAFI E-News! This summer, RAFI staff have been busy planting and harvesting organic field trials, visiting innovative farm-based enterprises across the state, providing financial counseling to farmers who call on us for help, and helping farmer’s markets launch SNAP incentive programs.