Sea Change

Sitting down to eat together is a cornerstone of Italian culture. Perhaps you’ve heard about this or experienced it yourself, but for Italians food is a sacred substance and sharing it with others completes the rite. After years living in this country, I catch myself performing rituals of this culinary communion that I’d never imagined… Read More Sea Change

Guest Contributer: Kirsten Voris Reflecting on Community and Practice

You might be asking yourself, what really happened at the Helping the Helpers Training? That question will inevitably have many different answers. By organizing an intercultural, interdisciplinary training we knew participants’ takeaways would be as varied as their countries, mother tongues and work. So Reading Rainbow style, Kirsten is going to help us kick off… Read More Guest Contributer: Kirsten Voris Reflecting on Community and Practice

Fertile Ground

  We joyfully began spring planting, dusting off irrigation line (Thanks Nora!), hand tools and lengths of electric fencing we use to rotate animal grazing with great expectations. Everything feels lush and the mild winter has gently given way to flush of green spring. In the midst of this excitement we hosted a training for Operation Dove volunteers… Read More Fertile Ground