This year, General Convention — the legislative governing body of the Episcopal Church — passed 19 resolutions for the care of God’s creation. Each Tuesday, we feature one here!
2018-C049: “Support Producers of Locally Grown Food”
This resolution “requests the staff of faith communities, dioceses, camp and conference centers and other Episcopal institutions to consider allocating a defined percentage of their total annual food expenditure to food locally grown or freshly processed,” and to use locally grown and processed foods whenever possible when preparing food for church events and ministries.
Read the full text of the resolution here: https://www.vbinder.net/resolutions/C049
Learn about all 19 resolutions here: https://episcopalclimatenews.com/2018/07/20/general-convention-passes-19-resolutions-for-the-care-of-gods-creation/