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A Long Row to Hoe: Meet the Intern

Meet Neil Zahradka, an intern that hopes to make visible some exciting connections between food and faith, building on national momentum around the importance of local, healthy food, and connecting that with insights on the value of agriculture as an instrument of connection with God.

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Download World Hunger Sunday Resources

World Hunger Sunday is coming up on Sunday, October 11. Since 1982, Virginia Baptists have given tremendous support to the Virginia Offering for World Hunger, with contributions totaling over three million dollars.

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Churches Come Together to Pack Meals

Over 100 volunteers from 12 churches in the James River Baptist Association packed meals for Stop Hunger Now. Mount Ararat Baptist Church (Stafford) also held a Stop Hunger Now event.

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A Busy October Ahead

The leaves are changing, baseball playoffs have begun, and the Virginia Baptist calendar is full. It must be Autumn!

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New Hope Church fights hunger

Last month, BGAV-affiliated New Hope Church of Lorton, Va held a meal packaging event with Feed My Starving Children. Two weeks before Christmas, they cancelled services and worked shifts from Friday to Monday to package the meal. The church held various fundraisers, including a 5K, throughout the year to help pay the cost of the mission event. Their goal? 550,000 …

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Monday Musings: Memorial Day Edition

Why Suburban Poverty Is Less Visible and More Insidious [The Atlantic Cities] …There is a land-use component to the shape of poverty (and the kinds of solutions we can build to address it): Poor people who are spread out from each other, and from the kinds of services that grow up to serve concentrated poverty, have the least resources of …

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Tech Friday – Google & 3D printers

The Audacious Plan to End Hunger With 3D-Printed Food [Mashable] …Contractor, a mechanical engineer with a background in 3D printing, envisions a much more mundane—and ultimately more important—use for the technology. He sees a day when every kitchen has a 3D printer, and the earth’s 12 billion people feed themselves customized, nutritionally-appropriate meals synthesized one layer at a time, from …

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