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    Our Black Farm Tour In Greensboro, North Carolina Was A Success!

    On Saturday, October 22, 2022, we held a Black Farm Tour in Greensboro, North Carolina.  After months of planning with Greensboro residents and leaders, we invited nearly 40 people to join us for this experience.  We toured four farms around the Greensboro area and collectively learned so much about what farming and the food system […]

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    BCFSN Visits ‘Garden of Eden’ At New Birth (Stonecrest, GA)

    On Friday, October 14, 2022, a delegation from The Black Church Food Security Network traveled to Stonecrest, Georgia to visit New Birth Missionary Baptist Church led by Baltimore native, Pastor Jamal H. Bryant.  We helped New Birth establish their church garden, which they call ‘The Garden of Eden,” in 2000.  The 2500-square-foot garden grows a […]

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    Dr. Heber Brown, III Recognized As ‘Game Changer’

    In October 2022, Dr. Heber Brown, III was publicly recognized by The Baltimore Magazine as a “Game Changer” for his work with advancing food security and food sovereignty in the African American community.  He was recognized alongside a host of other inspiring public servants.  We pray that the Black Church Food Security Network continue changing […]

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    Fannie Lou Hamer: Food Is Used As A Political Weapon

    October 6, 2022 marked the 105th anniversary of the birth of Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer; one of our patron saints & guiding Ancestors.  Our organization locates ourselves politically in her legacy & hold ourselves accountable by close study of her work and the work of others who have gone before us. Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer […]

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    We Must Unify or Perish

    Not all churches in The Black Church Food Security Network have gardens. Some of our member churches partner with us to host Black farmer’s markets. Other member churches work with us to buy in bulk from Black farmers. We’re not a one-size-fits-all organization because all of our churches are different. The thing we have in […]

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