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Working at the Root: An audio documentary

Acting in Faith  |  By Madeline Schaefer, Jan 3, 2013
Nob Hill Market, May 2012

Farm trainee Joseluis Ortiz selling produce at farmer's market.

Photo: AFSC / Sayrah Namaste

 

 

Hear the story of how AFSC partnered with local organizations in the South Valley of New Mexico to create the Farmer to Farmer training program.  Participants in the program have recently formed the Agri-cultura Network, a brokerage of farmers that provides local public schools with fresh vegetables year round.  Listen to the voices of the community members who have contributed to this program's success.

This podcast is part of a series, "Calling forth the goodness," which will share the stories of how AFSC works in communities around the world.

Produced by Madeline Schaefer.  Intro music by Jon Watts.

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Lucy Duncan and Greg Elliott work together and with other AFSC staff to foster strong relationships between AFSC and Quakers.

Lucy is AFSC’s Director of Friends Relations. She has been a storyteller for 20 years and has worked with Quaker meetings on telling stories for racial justice and of spiritual experience. She attends Green Street Friends Meeting (PhYM) and lives with her son and partner in a Quaker cemetery.

Greg is the Friends Relations Associate. He grew attending North Branch Monthly Meeting in the Poconos of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Greg currently lives in the Germantown section of Philadelphia.