Radical Living garden program plants seeds with Brooklyn youth

  By Kayla Berkey (Mennonite Church USA) — On a sunny day in the Brooklyn, New York neighborhood of Bedford Stuyvesant, families gather at Calvary Fellowship AME Church to make fresh jam and eat together at the annual “Jam-boree.” Throughout the summer, youth prepare and tend to garden beds at the church where they eventually […]

Love is a Verb: Community gardening and the harvest of belovedness

Shannon Schaefer is a Master of Divinity candidate at Duke Divinity School and a member of Chapel Hill Mennonite Fellowship in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Her interests lie at the intersection of theology of the body, the arts, and creation, and she is particularly intrigued by how these concerns might take shape in the context […]