Committee Goals: 2016-2019
Develop ways to improve rural community life.
Work to educate the public on the role, the economics and safe food practices of farming.
Improve the lot of migrant workers who serve the community of Western Kentucky both spiritually and physically.
Work to increase the number of markets available to sell local farm produce according to need; also communicating ways for channeling surplus for the needy.
Share Catholic Social Teaching related to rural life and the environment.
Sponsor a diocesan event related to rural life once per year.
Encourage legislative advocacy for sustainable agriculture.
Please find minutes from our January 31, 2017 meeting.