Going “organico”!

by Jean Blish Siers *

What would it take to make us more aware of the food we throw out each week? Recently I read that we as consumers are price-sensitive at the market, making choices based on a nickel here or a dime there. But then, we’re perfectly willing to toss an entire head of lettuce or box of strawberries that we let molder in the crisper a bit too long. For some of us, it goes in the compost ...

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She Could’ve Been My Grandmother

by Barbara Sayles *

Senior volunteers bag corn at the AARP convention in Miami.Earlier this month, Society of St. Andrew was invited to host a multiple-day Produce Drop at the National AARP Convention in Miami, Florida. On Thursday morning, we unloaded 40,000 pounds of sweet corn. By noon, 300 convention volunteers had bagged it, and it was on its way to the Feeding South Florida food bank.

The next day, 40,000 pounds of red and green sweet peppers arrived, as did the ...

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A Talent for Feeding the Hungry

Dr. Nies and his students.Anyone can find some way to help SoSA feed the hungry. But very few can do so by playing The Complete Keyboard Partitas of Johann Sebastian Bach! This most-creative approach was taken on last November by long-time supporter, Dr. Craig Nies, when he presented two benefit concerts, performed by some of his students at Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music.

In the photo, students who played in the concerts pose ...

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Share Your Best Fruit or Vegetable Recipe

 
Fruit and Vegetable Dishes

What is your best recipe highlighting fruits or vegetables? Will you share it with us?

Society of St. Andrew is preparing a new cookbook that will invite people to enjoy the nutrition and delicious nature of the best our nation’s farms have to offer. We invite you to contribute to the effort by sending a favorite recipe to us for possible inclusion in the book.

Recipes must not be copied from other ...

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The Adventures of Logan

(You can be a superhero, too.)

This past March, a 5-year-old boy showed up at the apple drop being held in the parking lot of Asbury United Methodist Church in Madison, Ala. He wore no mask, but was still recognizable as Logan Todd, the little superhero who appeared in SoSA publications back in 2013.

Two years ago, Logan’s photo (the little superhero) caught our attention as he picked up his Society of St. Andrew collection box. The church had just held a ...

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New VBS Program Released

Abundance Orchard VBS ProgramAbundance Orchard, Year 2: New Testament has been released by Society of St. Andrew for use in churches of all denominations.

The New Testament program joins the Old Testament VBS program released last year. Each of the two offers a complete, stand-alone, all-in-one hunger-action themed VBS program. Use of the programs also helps to feed the hungry as they include the opportunity for mission offerings through SoSA. All materials are available free of charge.

On the

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