Food Waste Weekend

GreenFaith and AmpleHarvest.org have teamed up to create supports for Food Waste Weekend.  Use them on September 23-25, or schedule programs for another time — this is important all year long! We recommend: this great background video to get a sense of the scope of this problem This blog post about food waste (with tips and videos) from … Continue reading Food Waste Weekend

Shrinking your foodprint part 2—habits

Check back here for a one-a-day series of actions and solutions from now until 12/11, while the international climate talks (COP 21) are going on in Paris.  Check out this piece from the World Council of Churches about food justice and climate change called COP 21: how climate change affects access to our daily bread.  Today, … Continue reading Shrinking your foodprint part 2—habits

Mmmmm. Food. Shrinking your foodprint part 1

Check back here for a one-a-day series of actions and solutions from now until 12/11, while the international climate talks (COP 21) are going on in Paris.  Check out this piece from the World Council of Churches about food justice and climate change called COP 21: how climate change affects access to our daily bread.  There … Continue reading Mmmmm. Food. Shrinking your foodprint part 1

Compost: The Story of the Heap at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church

Collaboratively written as the Heap completed its first year, by PA IPL members, Barbara Granger of Tikkun Olam Chavurah , Northeast Philadelphia, and Greg Williams, PA IPL board member, formerly of St. Martin’s, now finding a new church home in Central PA. VIDEO at the end of this post! While one parishioner was the spark at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, … Continue reading Compost: The Story of the Heap at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church

Blessing of the Heap

This event is over, but St. Martin-in-the-Fields VIDEOTAPED for us!  Two parts: “hymn” in Part 1, prayers (some from the Book of Common Prayer) in Part 2. The compost heap at St. Martin-in-the-Fields was inaugurated after their November Dinner, but it will be blessed on  Wednesday December 9 at 5:45 before Supper at 6 p.m.  including … Continue reading Blessing of the Heap

What can congregations do to offset their carbon footprint, fossil fuel use / greenhouse gas emissions, and climate change impact?

Teach Others  It is important to preach about our moral and ethical responsibility to live actively as stewards of creation and then seek ways to tend to the garden of creation. This can be from the pulpit, a green team, youth and adult education, or by becoming engaged in organizations such as your state’s IPL. … Continue reading What can congregations do to offset their carbon footprint, fossil fuel use / greenhouse gas emissions, and climate change impact?