Reverend Eddie McNair, of New Life Agribusiness Center, points out future pastureland for chicken, hogs, and sheep.It’s not too common that someone moves back to northeastern North Carolina to farm. And it’s even more unusual when instead of growing the region’s big crops of cotton, peanuts, soybeans, wheat, and tobacco, he or she starts to grow produce with their congregation for a retail market.
After some arduous workdays and many seed and seedling donations from Sow True Seed, Southern Seed Exposure, and Grow and Share, the PJC Farming project is off to a green […]
Thanks to Grow and Share for donating over 1,000 plants last week to Ashe Outreach Ministries’ Outgrow Hunger Program! After our first Come to the Table Conference Steering Committee meeting […]
This past week, church leaders, laity, farmers, and students gathered at Mount Olive College for the Down to Earth Ministry Conference. Come to the Table joined with The Interfaith Food […]
Anatoth Community Garden’s founder, Fred Bahnson, spent a season starting garden workdays (and our garden network meetings) by reading a poem. You’d be surprised how smoothly a strategic planning meeting […]
At the end of May, the Duke Divinity School will host a week-long institute featuring several friends of Come to the Table. Writers/scholars Norman Wirzba and Fred Bahnson will lead […]
The Appalachian mountains of Ashe County are still covered in snow this time of year, but community leaders, churches, and farmers have already met to plan for the 2012 growing […]
Then God said, “Let the land produce vegetation: seed-bearing plants and trees on the land that bear fruit with seed in it, according to their various kinds.” And it was […]