From Seed to Table: Food in Your Community

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West Nash United Methodist Church

2200 Nash Street North

Wilson, NC 27896

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From Seed to Table: Food in Your Community

Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

West Nash United Methodist Church

2200 Nash Street North

Wilson, NC

Participants will discover a role for churches, faith-based organizations and community groups to engage in their local food economy. Whether it’s building partnerships with local growers, composting, or selling a value-added product, there are many ways churches can participate.

Registration ends Tuesday, October 30th


There is NO charge for this workshop. However, ALL participants must pre-register.


Participants traveling more than 2.0 hours away from event site. Resourceful Communities will arrange all accommodations and rooms are based on double occupancy.

If you do not have a roommate, one will be assigned to you. Roommates must also be registered for the convening.


AM/PM snacks, and lunch will be provided. Our caterer will do their best to accommodate meals. If you require a special diet, please be sure to bring something you can snack on.

Mileage Allowance

A mileage allowance will be provided. 1 (one) per car!

If you have any questions, please contact Justine Post at 989-430-4315 or by email at


9:00 AM Registration

9:20 – 9:30 AM Welcome and Introduction

  • Brief Overview of Resourceful Communities
  • Introduce staff & agenda

9:30 – 10:30 AM What is the Local Food System?

  • Carla Norwood, Working Landscapes

10:30-11:00 AM From Seed to Compost Bin

  • Where do community food projects fit into the larger food system?

11:00 – 11:15 AM Break

11:15 – 12:15 PM Connecting the Dots: Churches & Local Food

  • How to integrate local food into your existing church ministries.

12:15 – 1:15 PM Lunch

1:15 – 2:00 PM See it in Action: Partner Presentations

2:00 – 2:30 PM Bring It Home: First 3 Steps

2:30 PM Questions, Evaluations, Head Home!

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West Nash United Methodist Church

2200 Nash Street North

Wilson, NC 27896

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Organizer The Conservation Fund's Resourceful Communities Program

Organizer of From Seed to Table: Food in Your Community

Resourceful Communities helps grassroots leaders create opportunities that preserve the rural landscape, access much-needed resources, and celebrate unique local cultures. We support a network of community organizations, faith-based groups, and resource partners who provide additional support through training, materials or funding. Our triple-bottom-line approach generates economic, environmental and social justice benefits in partner communities.

We help strengthen community organizations through capacity building, support on-the-ground projects through small grants, and nurture a growing network of grassroots partners and resource providers. Our effective combination of direct support, skills building, and connections to resources nurtures real change where it’s needed the


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