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Placards for a Just Food System

These one-page sheets or placards can be used as bulletin inserts or handouts at church events.

NOTE: These eight placards are the same as found at our Food & Justice web section. (You can preview by clicking on the individual placards as listed in the Menu column.)

Click on the titles below to download each placard.

Agricultural Ethics for a Global Generation

Church Role in Agriculture: why we the Church care; argument for a multitude of diverse & proprietary family farms.

Congregation Supported Agriculture: active role of parishioners in support & solidarity with local farmers, ranchers and food producers.

Dignity of Work in Field & Food Processing: focused attention on migrant labor, farm work conditions, food processing wages & conditions.

Stewardship of the Land: care of creation ethic, with reference to climate change and impacts on land, food, the poor and vulnerable.

Sustainable Livestock Production: argument against CAFOs and their adverse impacts on rural communities, local environments, food safety, market share.

Pure Water: A Sacramental Commons: stewardship and conservation of our water & public supplies.

Food Security for the Poor and Vulnerable: right to food, food for all, all the time. 

Economic Justice for the Poor and Vulnerable: greater attention to needs of the poor and vulnerable; need for food and agricultural development assistance, with special attention to women farmers.

Prayer to End Hunger and Deprivation

Please, feel free to use these widely!

We encourage their dissemination at parish events or Rural Life Days.


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