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Results for food justice

Congregations Tend the Soil and the Soul with Vegetable Gardens
Originally Posted: 05/16/2013 - 11:09am | Type: Blog

Henderson’s congregation is one of a growing number throughout the country that are raising fruits and vegetables for soup kitchens and food pantries in what are often called food justice programs; in some syn ...

Supreme Court Upholds Monsato Genetically Modified Soybeans’ Patent
Originally Posted: 05/14/2013 - 11:37am | Type: Blog

The Supreme Court ruled that farmers must pay Monsanto every time they plant the company’s genetically modified soybeans. Indiana farmer Vernon Hugh Bowman argued he was not violating the patent because the soybeans self-replicate. The justices felt &qu ...

Minister Ejected From Florida Supermarket for Support of Farmworker Justice
Originally Posted: 12/18/2012 - 4:55pm | Type: Blog

Throughout the holiday season we will gather at tables to enjoy the company of those we love and the food of our hearts. I encourage you to take a moment and give thanks for those hands who struggle day in and ...