Kids at Youth Farm Learn Where Food Comes From

At Youth Farm kids “do everything from seed to harvest” and then they get to cook and eat what they have grown. Its a camp devoted to developing youth that uses food and nature as tools to teach kids life skills and give them a hands-on experience of growing and cooking (and eating) food. Daniel [...]

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Data to Design: Infographics About the Earth

Good magazine regularly features infographics that try to present complicated data in aesthetic and understandable ways. Here are five of the best ones about the environment and topics related to caring for Creation. America’s Appetite for Energy:

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Three Films About Food

If you’ve ever wondered how much mercury the tuna you are eating has in it, why farmers have to buy new seed every year, why so many things in the grocery store have corn in them, what the buzz is behind the local food movement, or any other of a host of food-related questions then [...]

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More Creation Care New Year’s Resolutions From Flourish

For some reason the new year makes us want to change our lives. Call it a quirk of the circular calendar. We join the gym, swear off sweets, promise to call our fathers more. One wonders, if the year were a line and we never came back to the same month, how we would ever [...]

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Year End Creation Care Ideas from the Flourish Archives

By Andy Patton [Ed. note: This article is part of our weekly series of church activities, called Cultivating Community, published on Thursdays.] 2010 has come and (almost) gone so we here at Flourish are taking a retrospective look back into the archives. We’ve dug up 6 practical ways for churches to start bringing creation care out [...]

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If Only I Would: 7 Creation Care Resolutions for 2011

Proving that small decisions can be profound.

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Quotable Creation Care: Madeleine L’Engle on the Seduction of Success

“The mistake is in thinking of the journey in terms of success at all…”

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Where is There Hope? Christian Faith at Home on Earth

Rootlessness, identity loss, and despair threaten today’s “ecological exiles.” Is there any hope of finding a home?

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Merry Christmas from Flourish!

A Christmas 2010 greeting from Flourish.

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Sustaining Support for Rebuilding Haiti Right

By Joanna Pritchard Flourish magazine, Fall 2010   In April I watched a Haitian boy lay on his belly on an improvised surfboard, paddling it through the turquoise Caribbean waters, the perfect way to cool off on a blazing hot day. The boy had found a large chunk of Styrofoam for a raft, and was [...]

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Get Outdoors this Christmas!

Winter weather doesn’t mean you have to keep the kiddos indoors during Christmastime. Find some helpful ideas for getting outdoors here!

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A Prophecy for Creation Comes True

From the shoot of a stump comes hope that fills the whole earth.

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