2013 Come to the Table Conference in Sylva, March 15

Come to the Table Conferences: People of Faith Relieving Hunger and Supporting Local Agriculture. These conferences include inspiring plenaries, topical breakout sessions, lunch, and a unique chance to meet partners engaged in local food systems and hunger relief work.


Friday, March 15, 2013

Southwestern Community College

Sylva, NC


Workshop topics will include:

• Food Insecurity: Why our Neighbors are Hungry and What You Can Do

• Supporting Farmers, Supporting Families: How Can Local Food Be Accessible?

• Theology of Food and Agriculture: How Faith Can Guide and Inspire Our Work

• Empowering Youth Through Food Ministries and Projects

• Building Support for Your Ministry or Non-Profit

• Health Ministries: How Congregations Can Help Nourish Body and Soul

• Farmworkers: Supporting Those Who Harvest our Food

• Community Gardening 101: Basics of a Successful Community Garden

• Community Organizing 101: Skills for Sustaining Projects in Your Congregation or Community


Registration is a sliding scale of $0-$15. Click here to learn more about online and paper registration.


Come to the Table is a project of the Rural Life Committee of the NC Council of Churches, coordinated by RAFI with support from the Duke Endowment.

Questions? Contact Sarah Gibson at sarah@rafiusa.org, Francesca Hyatt at fhyatt@rafiusa.org or call Sarah at (919) 259-5169.