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Germinating Conversations: CMU alumna harvests a decade of content to produce book

Monday, May 31, 2021 @ 10:21 AM

The spring of 2021 saw the release of Germinating Conversations: Stories from Sustained Rural-Urban Dialogue on Food, Faith, Farming, and the Land. Edited by Marta Bunnett Wiebe, a recent graduate of Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) and current Peace and Advocacy Coordinator at MCC Manitoba, and collaboratively published by CMU, A Rocha, Canadian Foodgrains Bank, and Mennonite Central Committee Manitoba, the book emerged out of over a 10-year-long period of class discussions, listening events, and public dialogues between urban and rural farmers in Manitoba. The book surfaces out of these various initiatives producing germinating conversations centred around reconciliation, food production, and ecological crisis. With over 30 participants of both rural and urban contexts, the book attempts to mirror the kind of dialogue, and most importantly, the kind of listening that is required for real conversations to take place.

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Creation care as career: spotlight on alumni farmers (part 1 of 4)

Thursday, October 8, 2020 @ 11:19 AM

Why more and more CMU alumni are including small-scale agriculture in their life-paths, during and after school.

This year the CMU Farm celebrates its 10th anniversary season. And while the challenges of COVID-19 have reshaped things for the farm, from celebration plans to daily operations of their CSA project, Autumn's work is largely unaltered: harvest season proceeds apace, and the steward Metanoia Farmers' collective are already forming their plans for next season.

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Face2Face | Seeing Through the Pandemic: The Art of Noticing (video)

Thursday, September 24, 2020 @ 10:00 PM

COVID-19 focuses our daily attention on physical distancing, sanitization and hygiene, masks, ventilation systems, maximum space capacities, infection, testing, self-isolation...and more. At times, COVID-19 leaves us feeling anxious and forces us to confront life's fragility. COVID-19 also invites us to think about what we notice and how we see.

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Sunday@CMU: May 2017

Sunday, May 28, 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Sunday@CMU is a 15-minute radio program that features biblical meditations from current and emeritus professors, music from CMU ensembles and choirs, and interviews with faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

Host and Producer: Aaron Epp, Alumni Writer & Social Media Coordinator

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Faculty: In Their Own Words – Kenton Lobe

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

Kenton Lobe, Instructor in International Development Studies, has taught at CMU since 2005.

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