Roundup: Food security, The Tree of Life, Foodbank, holistic gardening

Roundup: Food security, The Tree of Life, Foodbank, holistic gardening

Episcopal Church asks for US action on food insecurity

In the wake of agriculture ministers from the Group of 20 (G20) nations meeting in Paris, France, last week – to discuss how to combat food shortage and soaring prices, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has written to US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, urging “consideration of the needs of people in developing countries most affected by food insecurity.”

Malick’s Metaphysics: Creation, Being, and The Tree of Life

When evangelicals pronounce on topics like the origins of the universe, the results are almost always awful – embarrassing, infuriating, unwatchable. When a reclusive, visionary filmmaker like Terrence Malick treats the same subject matter, as he does in his new movie The Tree of Life, one is transported.

The revolutionary road less travelled

Malick’s genius does not lie in doing the things that film does better than other filmmakers. It lies instead in expanding the possibilities of what film can do.

Food in bank for hungry families

Welfare agencies showed they had all the ingredients for a hunger-free community at Foodbank in Wetherill Park last week.

Holistic Community Gardening in Kippax

Gardening isn’t just for green thumbs.


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