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Gateway Greening Holds Conference

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Gateway Greening, an FSM collaborator that sponsors organic, sustainable community gardens in the St. Louis area, held its annual Community Agriculture Conference Sunday, February 25, 2018. Five FSM—Srs. Sherri Coleman, Jeanne Derer, André Evanicsko, Marge O’Gorman, and Sandy Schwartz—attended.  

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Mission and Focus

West Lake–Your Response Is Needed!

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The EPA’s proposed remedy for the radioactive waste illegally buried at the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton, Mo., removes only 70 percent of the radioactive waste, leaving 30 percent of the lethal material still in place. The Franciscan Sisters of Mary, in accord with neighbors and others concerned about our environment, find this remedy unacceptable.

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FSM and James Beard Foundation Collaborate for Food Sustainability and Availability

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On October 30, 2017, five Franciscan Sisters of Mary joined members of the James Beard Foundation for a special gala as the culmination of a day of training for chefs and food advocates. Srs. Judy Bell, Fran Haarmann, Kathy Buchheit, Irma Kennebeck, and Marge O’Gorman celebrated the collaboration of the FSM and the James Beard…

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