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Eco-Journey is the blog of the Environmental Ministries Office of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). It includes a wide array of environmental topics: upcoming environmental events, links to interesting articles and studies, information on environmental advocacy, eco-theology topics, and success stories from churches that are going “green.”

Author Rebecca Barnes is the Associate for Environmental Ministries at the PC(USA). She is a graduate of Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary with an MDiv and Master of Arts in Religion (MAR) dual degree.

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July 17, 2013

Action Alert: House Decimates Farm Bill

The House Farm Bill now does not have the conservation focus nor the SNAP benefits that are so clearly needed for environmental and economic care. Please read this Action Alert from our Office of Public Witness, and take action!

 

Last week the House of Representatives voted to enact a Farm Bill that did not include a Nutrition title.  In other words, the bill they passed does not include SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – formerly Food Stamps), our nation’s widest-reaching, most effective anti-hunger program.  A Farm Bill with no Nutrition title divorces the obvious marriage of food production from ...

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