This spiritual growth mission study by Wendy Whiteside is about how faith is nurtured, strengthened and enhanced by food. The Leader's Guide by Faye Wilson offers different methods for developing healthy relationships with food and a deepening relationship with God. It is available in three languages: English, Spanish, and Korean.
The spiritual growth study for youth, author Kelly Martini shows youth many ways they can actively live their faith through participation in envrionmental and food-related organizations.
The March 2009 issue of Response, the magazine of United Methodist Women, puts "Food & Faith" front and center. The "Hunger for Justice" issue is a great supplement to the Food & Faith spiritual growth mission study, taking a deeper look at how food is rooted in issues of faith, communities, and the world.
Artist Favianna Rodriguez recently collaborated with Bryant Terry, author of the "Vegan Soul Kitchen," on a set of posters dealing with food justice. There are three themes in the set of posters: Urban Gardening in Urban Communities, men of color learning to cook, and Urban Deserts-urban areas with no access to healthy food.
The Mother Jones issue, "Let's Grow America," is a great resource of current food issues. Covering a wide range of topics on food, articles discuss renowned foodie Michael Pollan, biofuels and its effects on rainforests, and food beyond local and organic.