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Alpacas at the library, food justice and bread

By Cheryl Casselman | March 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Here are some ways White Violet Center for Eco-Justice staff members and Sisters of Providence are teaching, caring and inspiring for all creation in the upcoming weeks: NAACP Food Justice panel discussion, Vigo County Food Summit, alpacas visiting the library and Providence Health Care, and March for Science.

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Alpaca farm open house Sept. 24, but that’s not all!

By Cheryl Casselman | September 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

One could easily spend the entire day enjoying Saint Mary-of-the-Woods on Sunday, Sept. 24! Let us count the ways.

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A little bit of Texas at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

By Cheryl Casselman | August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Even though there aren’t as many Sisters of Providence educating in the classroom as previous decades, the sisters provide an exceptional outdoor classroom where interns are immersed in learning about sustainable agriculture at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana.
Today, Elaine Haby, of Hondo, Texas, completes her three-month internship at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence.

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Final intern projects are from the heart

By Cheryl Casselman | August 9, 2017 | 2 Comments

Two interns at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice presented their final projects yesterday. Both projects came from the heart.

Internship opportunities can be anywhere from three months to 12 months and each intern completes a project of their choosing before they leave. Each project is as individual as each intern. They are always amazing and come with great stories of lessons learned.

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Rainy day on and off the farm

By Cheryl Casselman | July 12, 2017 | 1 Comment

Tuesday was a rainy day in Vigo County, Indiana, but it didn’t mean everyone at the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice organic farm was sitting around twiddling their thumbs.

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Sustainable farm living and learning

By Cheryl Casselman | July 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Interns from New Jersey, Texas, Chicago, California, Louisiana and Indiana living and learning at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice this summer.

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Maren Van Cleave: A wonderful year at WVC

By Jason Moon | May 19, 2017 | 3 Comments

‘I’ve seen what this life is like and I like it.’

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Sadie Laing: My time at White Violet Center

By Jason Moon | May 13, 2017 | 1 Comment

‘This has been a very enriching experience,’

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Isabelle McCurdy: Involved in all aspects at WVC

By Jason Moon | May 6, 2017 | 1 Comment

‘I’ve learned so much. It is definitely interesting living community-style, how you experience things together. I’ve grown a lot.’

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Earth Day: A Holy Day of Obligation

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | April 20, 2017 | 7 Comments

Our fragile Earth IS HOLY

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Earth Day Celebration at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

By Cheryl Casselman | April 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Enjoy beautiful Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in all it’s spring splendor during the 19th Annual Earth Day Celebration 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, April 22. There is lots to see, do and learn; so check out the full schedule and more details.

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Sustainable agriculture internships

By Cheryl Casselman | March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

An internship at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice has been described as the chance of a lifetime by those who have come and gone. There are many sustainable agriculture learning experiences in the world, but one at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, includes hundreds of Catholic Sisters of Providence from which to learn and be inspired. I’ve…

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