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White Violet Center for Eco-Justice

Grow your own plants from seeds

By Mary Riley | April 16, 2021 |

Growing your own plants from seed is an economical way to grow a large number of plants. There are so many varieties to choose from–way more than you can find in nurseries and garden centers. You don’t need a lot of fancy equipment to get started, in fact, you can raid your recycle pile!

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Mason jar soil test

By Mary Riley | April 12, 2021 |

Plants need sun, water and healthy soil to grow. You can’t control the sun and nature and where you live will heavily influence your water. But you can have a…

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Earth Day Every Day: Follow the cabbage

By Candace Minster | April 12, 2021 |

It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the food system so I’ve chosen just one crop to follow, from seed to plate.

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Earth Day Every Day: How land, animals, plants and poop are all connected

By John-Michael Elmore | April 5, 2021 |

It all starts when our alpacas lift their tails. A journey begins that has a shared ending: the restoration of our land.

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Earth Day should be every day

By Mary Riley | March 31, 2021 |

It can seem a bit daunting but there is still a path for us all to work together to heal our planet

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Welcoming the Spring Equinox

By Sister Mary Moloney | March 19, 2021 |

As we celebrate Spring Equinox and begin spring gardening chores, we may want to think of gardening as prayer.

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WVC announces personnel changes

By Jason Moon | February 23, 2021 | Comments Off on WVC announces personnel changes

‘As the Sisters say, it was Providence!’

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Farmers must power through whatever Mother Nature dishes out

By John-Michael Elmore | February 16, 2021 |

With the cold and snowy weather now upon us, raise your cup for all the farmers and workers who brave the elements this winter.

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Winter blues? Farmer Tara recommends a little friluftsliv!

By Tara Elmore | February 9, 2021 |

Norway has a word and cultural keystone called friluftsliv, which means “open air life.” It’s a celebrated tradition to dress for the weather.

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Our Letter to President Biden

By Sisters of Providence | February 7, 2021 |

‘We stand with you especially in your commitment to prioritize climate change solutions.’

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White Violet Center interns: Meet the fabulous four!

By Sister Mary Montgomery | January 20, 2021 |

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice recently welcomed two new interns to our program. Meet them and our two seasoned interns.

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‘Tis the Season of Visions and Dreams

By Sister Marilyn Kofler | December 17, 2020 |

We invite your support and encouragement by adding your name to this letter

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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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