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(RNS) Citing a line from Leviticus 25, “for the land is mine; for ye are strangers and settlers with me,” Chicago's Robert Nevel spearheaded a congregational garden to benefit a local soup kitchen, saying, "We need to be stewards of the land.”

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  1. […] Then, he had a vision. “Why not build a garden and people can learn to be self-sufficient and we can grow food?” Henderson said. With an 80-year-old congregant heading the project, the congregation planted its first garden in 2008: watermelons, tomatoes, okra, squash, strawberries and blueberries …. Read this in full at http://www.religionnews.com/2013/05/15/congregations-tend-the-soil-and-the-soul-with-vegetable-garde… […]

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