A cross in front of a church in one of our neighborhoods
The front porch view from one of our hospitality houses on a beautiful April day
The view from one of the community houses on a beautiful April day
Our neighborhoods are beautiful this time of year.
This is a beautiful time of year to live where we do.
Our Palm Sunday altar
Learning to be a superhero at one of the Grace and Main houses on a lazy Saturday
All three of our lazy Saturdays superheroes, complete with fantastic capes.
One of our big meals with Ascension Lutheran Church
Cleaning up after a big meal
Cooking at Ascension Lutheran
A kiddo joined her father to welcome folks at the big meal
Sometimes it takes practice to get your hat tilt just right.
Trying to sneak a hat onto somebody’s head
Filling a plate at a house meal
Our famous “Danville Curry”
Eating some “Danville Curry”
Sometimes goodbyes take a little extra time after prayers.
Sorting through seeds donated by a nearby partner congregation to find what he wants to plant.
Hiding behind the herbs when the camera comes out
Part of the front yard garden at one of the Grace and Main houses.
Some of our folks gathered on the sidewalk near the front yard garden of a Grace and Main house.
Looking over our index of donated seeds (the clipboard) with $20+ of seeds in hand.
Van selfie after evening prayers. We’ll all get there together (and likely in a minivan convoy, I suspect).
Elderberry bushes at the Urban Farm
A young pawpaw tree at the Urban Farm
The terraced beds at the Urban Farm where part of a tree fell after a heavy rain.
A closeup of the tree at the Urban Farm that splintered after some heavy rains
Some of our fledgling tomato plans at the Urban Farm
A new, hand-built garden tool storage shed (an extension of the Tool Library) at the Urban Farm property
Long handled hand tools in our new, hand-built garden tool storage shed (an extension of the Tool Library)
Front yards and front porches are a good place to play.
A local church youth group doing Sunday Bible study at the Urban Farm
New trees at the Urban Farm
One of the plots at the Urban Farm
A repurposed sign to mark off somebody’s plot at the Urban Farm
Chips and homemade guadamole at a recent, community meal
Homemade, hand-mashed guacamole good enough to eat.
Celebrating a birthday and sharing a joke or two at a community meal
At a recent meal, we were the glad recipients of three dozen cupcakes that were a baking student’s class project. We say she deserves an A+
Chocolate/cinnamon cupcakes at a community meal
Vanilla/mint cupcakes at a community meal
Vanilla cream cupcakes at a community meal
A community planning meeting on a hospitality house porch
Sharing popsicles and tricycles
Tomatoes, squash, and beans in one of the gardens at the Urban Farm
One of our garden leaders next to his garden plot.
A couple of garden leaders planting seeds in their shared garden plot.
The new bridge over our water collection swale at the Urban Farm
A spider friend in a garden at the Urban Farm
A retreat group from Purdy Baptist that joined us at the Urban Farm.
One of the first ripe blackberries at the Urban Farm. Delicious!
Working in one of the gardens of the Urban Farm
At a meeting about healthcare as G+M leaders
Blackberries from the Urban Farm
Taking a deserved break at the Urban Farm
One of chickens posing at the Urban Farm
The biggest of our sunflowers at the Urban Farm
Sunset over the Dan River