Cultivating the Connection Between Soil and the Soul with “FaithLands”

Religion News Service’s Kimberly Winston reports on FaithLands, an interfaith movement that promotes local sustainability farming. Winston writes, “What’s new about FaithLands is that there is now a critical mass of people and groups who see farming as a religious imperative.” Some FaithLands participants believe that growing food can serve the purpose of cultivating stronger faith communities. Winston adds, “What’s good for the table is also good for organized religion, they suggested, especially at a time when congregations face falling numbers, crumbling buildings and aging membership.”

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