Winter Farmers Market to Benefit Harvest of Hope

Winter Farmers Market To Benefit Harvest of Hope Saturday, March 6, 2004 12:00-7:00 p.m. Our Lady of Divine Providence Catholic Parish (St. Casimir Site in Riverwest) 924 E. Clark Street (enter parking lot on Weil St. between Clark and Center; use door between the church and school) 12:00 p.m. Speaker: Tony Ends – Eating as a Matter of Faith: Sustainable Agriculture and Christianity 1:00-7:00 p.m. Farmers Market Benefit Growers to donate at least 10% of sales to Harvest of Hope Fund, an emergency fund that helps Wisconsin farmers through bleak times Our national and political leaders fail to even consider the most vital of questions: As 60 years of trends across our land rapidly continue to displace farm families, who is going to raise our food? As factory farming replaces food production with product production, the physical and spiritual costs are staggering. How do we live out the Christian call in the midst of this to live in right relationship with the land and each other? Come hear Tony Ends speak to these and other issues. Tony is the director of the Churches’ Center for Land and People in Sinsinawa, WI, a network of churches and organizations working for the betterment of rural families and communities through integration of earth stewardship, community, spirituality and justice. Come and make a difference by voting with your pocketbook at the fair trade winter farmers’ market! Some items you will see are: woolen goods, farmstead milk soap, cheeses, meats, honey, and organic flour. All vendors make or grow what they sell and follow sustainable fair trade practices. Co-sponsored by the Churches’ Center for Land and People and the JustFaith groups of the Riverbank Catholic Connection. For more information contact Tony Ends at Scotch Hill Farm, 608-897-4288 or Ryan O’Rourke at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church., 414-962-2443.