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Everything you need to know about the 2019 Farm Share program

By Mary Riley | February 6, 2019 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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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What is your word for 2019?

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | December 31, 2018 |

I want to pass on the gift of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

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We still need your help!

By Jason Moon | December 15, 2018 |

Fill out the Providence Climate Agreement pledge form and act today! Ask your friends and family to join you!

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Staying warm and reducing your carbon footprint

By Jeanne Rewa | December 12, 2018 |

Have an even greater impact by encouraging a similar change in institutions you are a part of, for example your workplace, school, or faith community.

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You make a big difference on Giving Tuesday!

By Sisters of Providence | November 1, 2018 |

You can help the Sisters of Providence continue to build the vital internship program at the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice. “We would not exist without interns.” Lorrie Heber, Director of White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence What is the Internship program? White Violet Center internships are hands on…

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Memories of Providence Brittany (RIP)

By Jason Moon | October 26, 2018 |

‘She was a perfect beginning animal for us to make our early mistakes in raising alpacas’

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Writing a Manifesto

By Sisters of Providence | October 5, 2018 |

… our recent focus on intersectionality helped illustrate the inescapable connections between people and a dangerously changing planet …

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Celebrating the Feast of Saint Francis

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | October 4, 2018 |

I can’t help but believe that if our hearts were so totally converted, as Francis allowed his to be, Earth might be an entirely different world

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Daughters of the Forest: Sisters of Providence commitment to the land

By Sisters of Providence | October 1, 2018 |

The Sisters of Providence share their story and their commitment to the Land Ethic and proper care and use of the land at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana.

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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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God at the Coffee House

Come and join with other younger adults and the “nuns” to explore questions around God, mystery, belief, and the deeper questions of life. Open to persons ages 19-39.

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