pave not paradise

I made the news!

There’s something about Anglicans and gardens in parking lots. My two most recent parish homes—St. Margaret’s back in Winnipeg and Grace here in Syracuse—have chosen carrots over Camrys in an attempt to secure healthy food for their respective communities

Grace Church Syracuse garden

But don’t take my word for it. Check out MSNBC’s short vignette on “Seeds of Grace,” a humble garden that speaks loudly of the burgeoning desire for home-grown food.

May the vegetables who today share space with Fords one day point to tomorrow’s edible landscapes. Amen.

Read the article (and then click “launch” in the box on the right to watch the clip)

or Watch the clip

I’m the one in the green t-shirt.

2 thoughts on “pave not paradise

  1. June 15, 2008 at 3:53 pm

    That’s great Jen! Neat article. It’s nice when our efforts at making changes in our own lives as individuals has the potential to inspire more people to do the same.

  2. Krista
    June 16, 2008 at 5:23 pm

    Ahhh, Jenny… way to go! Would love to be out there with ya, but as you know, I’m gardening in spirit with you & your compadres & that will have to do for now. Love ya!