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Eating Locally as a Spiritual Practice – Prayerful Tuesday

Eating Locally as a Spiritual Practice – Prayerful Tuesday

Abundance, Blessings, community, Creation, faithfulness, Farming, Grace, Gratitude, Holy Mystery, Nature, prayer, Rituals, spiritual practice, Spirituality, Thanksgiving
Here at BeguineAgain.com, we will focus on the climate throughout the week as it leads to the People’s Climate March on September 21st. What does it mean to eat locally grown foods?  Well it doesn’t mean you eat only food grown in your area.  Rather it means you understand the importance of food or, as my friend David Bell says (Eating Locally, Artistically, justbetweentheridges.wordpress.com), the sacredness of food.  Eating food from a neighbor or a local farmer has less impact on the environment than food grown at great distance from us.  There are few transportation costs, less gas and oil means a smaller carbon footprint.  Most local farmers use fewer pesticides or none at all that leads to less contamination of the environment and fewer chemicals to which we are exposed.  The food

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shuttered windows adrak sneaking through slats enticing appetites Written for The Haiku Challenge 2012 - Day 17 – February 17th – Theme or Word: Wait + Paint the Image  Inspirational Image Clicked by Anand of: Apple Blossom's Photography