In celebration of Juneteenth, we’re posting an excerpt from the FaithLands Toolkit. While the toolkit’s overview on strategies for reparations was conceived for an audience of faith communities, any community can make use of these strategies.
By Jillian Hishaw, Esq. According to a 2015 Consumer Report, 67 percent of Americans are willing to pay more for sustainable meat products raised humanely. At the same time, desire for cheap meat unfortunately has given us what we pay
We hope your season has been as full of growth and sweetness as a burgeoning garden or a buzzing beehive. We’ve been just as busy developing relationships and making new connections to build the framework for an Agrarian Commons.
We’re thrilled to welcome Josie Walker to our team as our Eastern North Carolina Project Coordinator for FaithLands, a coalition-led initiative that supports faith communities in making lands available for sustainable, agroecological farming, especially to those in society marginalized by virtue of class, race, gender, economic status, and other factors.
The storm is upon us We bowed heads in prayer as Tropical Storm Michael lashed the sides of our Winston-Salem hotel. We prayed for folks across North Carolina who had just survived Hurricane Florence and were now being struck by
Ten years of research by the P2P Foundation has been distilled into Ten Commandments of Commons Economics
The Abbey of St. Walburga is a working farm run by Benedictine nuns.
The Federation of Southern Cooperatives was founded in 1967. The following is from their website and explains their history and mission: In the four decades since the founding of the Federation of Southern Cooperatives, there has been significant work, participation
From The New York Times by Patricia Lee Brown MODESTO, Calif. — Farmers and other residents of the rural district known as Wood Colony refer to the 110-year-old arboreal landmark in their midst — a gigantic walnut tree of Grimm’s
The methods we use to gain attention for agricultural land access must be as diverse as the land we aim to preserve. Doug Nopar, a farmer and program organizer for the Land Stewardship Project, authored a creative dramatization about land