Saturday, June 8, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Mt Olive Missionary Baptist Church
118 Johnson Street, Fayetteville
The theme of this free conference is “Growing Roots: A Youth Training Focused on Gardening, Faith, and Collecting Stories From Our Elders.” The conference is for ages 12-24. There will be healthy locally and organically grown food provided by church gardens, home gardens, and other healthy local food donations.
PHW-certified churches from this region and PHW are helping to co-sponsor this event. Eight youth who are a part of the Food Youth Initiative Council will share their story-telling training and experience earning income through gardening. Contact Belva Wilker for more information, call 347-351-8024 or e-mail Minister Belva Wilker.