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Recipes - from our tasting tables. Here they are!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coming!

foodLinePlant-Powered Family Potluck, Saturday, June 3, 2017
Please join us for our Vegan Potluck Saturday, June 3, 2017 in the Social Hall from noon-2PM at the First Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Ann Arbor (4001 Ann Arbor Saline Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48013).

Please bring a plant-based vegan dish without meat, fish, eggs, dairy, honey, or other animal products. Enjoy the company of fellow mindful eaters, share information, and eat delicious food! Please bring your own table service and serving tools. Questions? Contact Sheila Sanders (734) 645-0405 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

Exciting things we've recently done:

 

In April, 2017, a group of German high school students who were in Ann Arbor with Youth for Understanding, volunteered a few wet, soggy hours at Farmer Bills.

 The Coming of Age group were out recently, as was the church's 7th grade class. Lots of help from the young people!

Would you like to volunteer to help out on our kick-off day?  It's Saturday, May 27th.  To sign up for this or other days throughout the summer, click here.

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Just Eat It: A food waste story

North American households waste 15-20% of all the food they buy. A crowd watched this movie follow a couple from Vancouver who take a six-month challenge to survive only on discarded food.

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This great event was co-sponsored by: Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC), Temple Beth Emeth (TBE), Interfaith Council for Peac and Justice (ICPJ), 1st Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Ann Arbor - Mindful Eating Team.

 

 
Plant-Powered Family Potluck 
 
HarvestPotluckDessertLineWe had another fun family-friendly vegan potluck in the Social Hall on Saturday, April 1.
 

 

 

 

The Lives of Farm Workers in Michigan and the U.S.
Sunday, Feb. 5, 1:00 pm
Ever wonder what the lives of farm workers, including migrants, are like in Michigan? In the U.S.? Mental illness, migrant stat
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us, wage violations, working conditions, housing, and sexual harassment are some of the issues were addressed by Kim Daley of the Ann Arbor Solidarity with Farmworkers Collective, an Eastern Michigan student from a Sociology of Work class, and a Florida farmworker.
 
 

 

 

Meet Your Farmer: Dyer Family Organic Farm

dyerSlidesOn Sunday, January 15, Dick Dyer talked to a nice crowd about how the Dyer Family Organic Farm (aka Dick's 'PdyerHoneyretty Good!' Garlic) was started by Dick and Diana Dyer in 2009. He discussed the different varieties of garlic they grow, how being organic is so important, and about their bee hives and the honey they sell.

See their website: http://www.dyerfamilyorganicfarm.com/

 

 

 

 

 

The Ethical Eating Statement of Conscience (SOC) was adopted by our congregation and the national UUA at the spring General Assembly.  The UUAA's Ethical Eating Team (EET) had served its original purpose of learning and exploring with the congregation what ethical ways of eating were in order to help write the SOC (click here to see what we did).

The EET's coordinators, Colleen Crawley and Cathy Muha, met with representatives of  the well-established Locavore group: Guala Lauzzanna, Connie McGuire , Eileen Wright, Merrill Crockett and decided to join together.