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Friday Food Fast Facts

By Sister Barbara Battista | April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Perhaps you are interested in making a long-term commitment to the sustainability of our planet through meatless meals

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Friday Food Fast Facts

By Sister Barbara Battista | April 12, 2019 | 1 Comment

A question to ponder: If beef was more expensive, would you eat as much of it?

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Volunteer opportunity spotlight: The many virtues of skirting

By Mary Riley | April 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

What is skirting and why would you possibly want to volunteer to do it? Find out what it is and how this could be the perfect fit for you.

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Friday Food Fast Facts

By Sister Barbara Battista | April 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

What if there was one small change you could make that would add up to a big difference for the health of the planet and help you to live healthily? Would you try it?

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Friday Food Fast Facts

By Sister Barbara Battista | March 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

“Greater scarcity of water will lead to an increase in the cost of food and the various products which depend on its use.”

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Friday Food Fast Facts

By Sister Barbara Battista | March 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

We commit ourselves … to live as citizens of Earth community with a common future. We commit to setting specific, measurable personal and group goals for simple living, wise use of Earth’s resources and love for one another

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‘Friday Food Fast Facts’

By Sister Barbara Battista | March 15, 2019 | 4 Comments

Lent is also a time when some choose to fast by abstaining from eating meat one or more days a week or simply becoming more intentional about their food choices

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‘Friday Food Fast Facts’

By Sister Barbara Battista | March 8, 2019 | 2 Comments

‘We commit ourselves to deepen our understanding of the principles of eco-justice and environmental responsibility.’

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Everything you need to know about the 2019 Farm Share program

By Mary Riley | February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Our Farm Share program is a way for people to get certified organic produce and that is fresh and grown locally here at White Violet Center. But you’re not really buying the produce; you’re buying a share of the harvest. Just like farmers and gardeners everywhere, Farm Share members take on the risks and the rewards of growing but without having to do any of the hard work.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Penny’s from heaven

By Mary Riley | January 22, 2019 | 5 Comments

The best part of volunteering is knowing (that) I have made an effort to assist in fulfilling the needs of people who have limited resources.

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Newsnotes: winter 2019 updates from the Sisters of Providence

By Sisters of Providence | January 10, 2019 | 3 Comments

Read some of the latest news and updates from the Sisters of Providence.

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Practical ways to reduce CO2 emissions

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

One big way is to change our diet. For each day of the week that we eat vegetarian rather than consume meat, we reduce our carbon footprint by 700 lbs. annually.

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Teaching, caring, inspiring for all creation. A ministry of the Sisters of Providence, White Violet Center for Eco-Justice at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana was established in 1996. Here you’ll find a herd of alpacas, a flock of laying chickens, a 5-acre USDA certified organic garden, orchards, bee hives, a Farm Store, nature trail and internship opportunities.

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