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Dr. Heber Brown, III on #RolandMartinUnfiltered

On Tuesday, December 24, 2019, our Founder, Rev. Dr. Heber Brown, III was interviewed on the Roland Martin Unfiltered program about the Black Church Food Security Network.  Check it out!


Two weeks from today our founder, Rev. Dr. Heber Brown, III will begin teaching an online course designed to empower you with the tools you’ll need to confront issues of racism in the food system. Black Churches can be a powerful force in feeding our community while providing support for Black Farmers. In this course,…

BCFSN Receives Emerging Leadership Grant

The Claneil Foundation is pleased to announce our 2019 Emerging Leaders Fund recipients!

‘I wanted to do more for people than just pray’: Pastor blends faith, farms to end food insecurity in black churches

In 2015, Brown launched The Black Church Food Security Network — a grassroots initiative that empowers black churches to establish a sustainable food…

Black Churches, Powerful Cultural Forces, Set Their Sights on Food Security

The Baltimore-based Black Church Food Security Network is building a community-centered food system to combat ‘food apartheid’ by connecting Black farmers with historically African-American churches.

Black Church Food Security Network brings fresh food to Baltimore

A group of Baltimore congregations is connecting with black farmers to promote healthy eating and economic empowerment. by Adelle M. Banks Heber Brown III can speak with conviction about eggs. And not just any eggs. Free-range eggs that he had ferried up Interstate 95 the previous day to extend the work of his Black Church Food…

Black churches should create food networks to improve their members’ health, ministers say

Black churches should grow produce on their land and establish food networks so their members can eat fresh food and improve their health,