Church congregations have a myriad of good reasons to start a community garden. The most common motivation for faith-based community gardens is the opportunity to help those in need, especially during turbulent times. Others, out of concern for their children, want to provide locally grown organic food and enable their families to develop healthy eating habits. Still others are motivated by the desire to heal our earth or provide a beautiful green space for their congregations and neighbors in which to enjoy God’s good creation.
Read the rest of Christine Sines’ “Growing A Faith-Based Community Garden” article, complete with a list of resources for starting a community garden, here.