To Netiya’s 2nd Annual Food Faith & Field Symposium
Hosted by Temple Israel of Hollywood where we will make connections between land and spiritual sustenance.
November 5th, 2017 | 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
If you are an early planner, there are tickets available now. Join us!
Connect with like-minded spiritual leaders to ensure a sustainable future for congregational land use.
KEYNOTE State of the Field Address with Tim Alderson in discussion with Devorah Brous on spiritual sustenance, food, faith & field.
- Food Relief or Food Justice
Moving from food pantries to food sovereignty; opening land access to grow food at our congregations. Reconsidering how congregations work to fight hunger.
- Faith-Based Stewardship: Agrarian Theology
What do our texts tell us about taking care of the land? About charity? Gleaning and tithing?
- Getting It Done
Once your congregation decides to do this work, then what? How do you create an urban farm? How can you secure the space? What other projects might be part of this effort?
- Farming to Heal People + Community
Tending the land, getting your hands dirty, has a transformative effect: on the land and in our souls.
- Earth Based Wisdom: Applying Spiritual and Environmental Stewardship
For millennia, people have turned to the Earth to teach them its ways of keeping them healthy in mind and spirit. What can we learn today?
- Land & Health; Healing Your Land & Spirit
- Climate Change; What You Congregation Can Do
- Land as a Connector; Faith, Race, Gender and Equality
During our conference, you’ll also have a chance to walk among our topic tables to learn and converse, consider growing and using food in new ways. Even see some eco-friendly art.
- Sow; How to start a garden
- Cultivate; How-to tend or keep up a garden
- Reap; How-to harvest and what to do with your bounty
FINAL Q+A SESSION
Moderated by Mary MacVean
The Netiya Steward Eco-Challenge was created to challenge students in faith-based communities to partake in food justice and sustainable farming/gardening through innovation and invention. This contest inspires students to be creative and to deepen their engagement in the most pressing ecological issues of our times.
We are presenting this challenge in order to bring youth from our congregations, partners and communities together.
Find out more about the eco-challenge here.
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