Gardening

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Claudio Oliver among the chickens at Casa da Videira. Photo courtesy of Claudio Oliver

Fred Bahnson: Living abundantly

The co-author of a new book on reconciliation with the land reflects on a Brazilian community that models “abundant kingdom homesteading.”

Norman Wirzba: Godly gardening

In this excerpt from “Food and Faith: A Theology of Eating,” a Duke Divinity professor argues that our work as Christians is to develop into godly gardeners, who witness to the life-creating presence of God in the world.

Growing in relevance

Our Saviour Community Garden began as an effort to show that a parish with dwindling membership still had relevance in an older Dallas neighborhood. Eight years later, the church garden has yielded nearly 20 tons of organic produce for the needy, serving as a destination for gardeners and a model for other churches.

Good soil

If the Earth is to continue to feed us, we must find better ways to “till it and keep it,” writes Fred Bahnson.

Hope blooms again

After a move to Southern California, to a village where every plant flourishes, Cathleen Falsani thinks -- no, believes -- this will be the year she will at last be a successful gardener.