Global Food Initiative Resources

Stories of your support: Transforming land and people

E-News Fall 2022 (1MB)
Honduras urban chicken farm, review panel changes, and new grants

E-News Summer 2022 (1MB)
Nigeria crop consultation, community gardens in the U.S. and Ecuador, dryland farming workshop in Burundi, and more

E-News Spring 2022 (2 MB)
2021 year-end totals, Rwanda field notes, Nigeria conversations beyond soybeans, and New Orleans community gardens

E-News Fall 2021 (188K)
Harrisburg First community garden, New Orleans grant, Dominican Republic visit, and more

E-News Summer 2021 (1.5MB)
New partners in South Sudan and Uganda, vegetable growing in Haiti, soybean update from Nigeria, and more

E-News Spring 2021 (350K)
Rwanda pig farm update, Haiti reforestation, Honduras greenhouse, video review: Kiss the Ground, year-end summary

E-News Fall 2020 (2 MB)
New approach in Ecuador, good news from Burundi, seeds in Haiti, community gardens and hoop houses in the U.S.

E-News Summer 2020 – (1.93 MB)
COVID-19 response, Honduras visit, Rwanda, Burundi, DR Congo, Ecuador, U.S. community garden grants

E-News Winter 2020 – (311 KB)
Honduras greenhouse, international farming exchange, Rwanda pig farm, 2019 grant total, and more

GFI E-News Fall 2019 – (252 KB)
Democratic Republic of Congo: Transformation Tree Trainings, Mexico: Community Center Kitchen, Multi-Crop Grain Thresher, Spain: Community Garden, GFI Review Panel Changes

E-news Summer 2019 – (334 KB)
Haiti soil conservation, Rwanda impact, Dominican Republic farm visit, Nigeria soybean training, book review: Growing a Revolution

E-news Spring 2019 – (320 KB)
Puerto Rico, Nigeria, small-scale farm equipment, solar refrigeration, community garden grants

E-news Winter 2018 – (287 KB)
Projects, celebrations, and fundraisers changing the world in Ohio, Haiti, Burundi, Ecuador, Virginia, and Nigeria

E-news Fall 2018 – (1017 KB)
Community garden grants, Nigeria agriculture update, Foods Resource Bank, Haiti-Honduras exchange, and book review

GFI E-news Summer 2018 – (141 KB)
Retreat in New Orleans, rabbit project in the Dominican Republic, Potsdam Community Garden, grants given to date in 2018


Worship Resources

Kindness to the poor is an act of worship – (142 KB)
A Bulletin Insert

Educational Resources

You Are Not You When You’re Hungry – (33 KB)
At the harvest celebration of the Foods Resource Bank growing project in Myersville, Md., on October 24, 2010, Tim Ritchey Martin, pastor of the Grossnickle Church of the Brethren, shared this reflection. The Myersville growing project enlists six Church of the Brethren congregations and a United Church of Christ and Roman Catholic parish.

Compassion is Contagious – (74 KB)
Special grant program helps Brethren congregations aid the hungry. Written by Karen Doss Bowman. Published in the July/August 2009 Messenger