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Come with me

By Crystal Hart | January 5, 2018 |

With a dramatic outflung hand, Ann points at me and says, “Come with me.” Today it meant learning the arcane art of needle felting. Last week, “come with me” meant holding a chicken in my lap so Dave didn’t have to drive the big white pick-up truck and hold the chicken at the same time. I’m fairly sure he was joking. I hope.

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Thank you for making amazing experiences possible

By Cheryl Casselman | September 13, 2017 |

Thank you to all who support the Sisters of Providence so people from all over the world can have meaningful experiences at a USDA certified organic farm in Indiana. I stopped by the orchard and the garden yesterday to get a few pictures that might give you a glimpse of the day-to-day on the farm.

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Sustainable living: beyond the basics

By Cheryl Casselman | September 12, 2017 |

“Shop locally. Consider environment as a whole.” White Violet Center for Eco-Justice interns offer some practical tips.

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

By Cheryl Casselman | August 16, 2017 |

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 |

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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New White Violet Center internship program coordinator

By Cheryl Casselman | August 1, 2017 |

The new internship program coordinator at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence, knows the ministry well.

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Sustainable farm living and learning

By Cheryl Casselman | July 6, 2017 |

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 |

‘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 |

‘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 |

‘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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Sustainable agriculture internships

By Cheryl Casselman | March 4, 2017 |

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…

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Deep love and healing

By Sister Emily TeKolste | December 20, 2016 |

To hear Ezra Kyle Meadors talk about his history with the Sisters of Providence is to feel his deep love for the community, Mother Theodore and the sisters and his gratitude for the strain of Providence running through his life.

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Do you like to dig in the dirt? Do you dream of befriending an alpaca? If you or someone you know answered yes to these questions, then a farm internship at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice might be the place for you. As an intern you’ll get to work with the amazing people on our team as well as other interns from all over the country, in a hands-on learning environment on our certified organic farm. You’ll also be able to meet and connect with some amazing women who are members of the Sisters of Providence. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods has been their home for over 175 years. Intern commitments are completely customizable but we do require a minimum commitment of 3 months with a maximum of one year. If you’d like more information about internships click here.

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