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1998-2012. Use it for archive

1. Useful resource & archive material:above & in left margin
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LOAF - Christian Ecology Link's Food Campaign

-Could be useful in Harvest Festivals-

CEL encourages people to choose food that fulfils at least one of the following criteria.

L    Locally produced

O   Organically grown

A    Animal friendly

F    Fairly traded

download this placemat


Resources for CEL's Loaf Food Campaign
LOAF explained  
Use your LOAF leaflet A resource leaflet explaining the LOAF principles. use-you-loaf.pdf - 379 KB -Colour, rewritten January 2012
LOAF Principles Written as a pdf file to print and photocopy (loaf-principles.pdf)
LOAF Principles Article in Green Christian (loaf-principles.htm)
LOAF Meals  
LOAF placemat Use them at a LOAF meal (See picture above)
Organise a LOAF meal e.g. Bradford Diocese Summer Synod 2008 - - Andover 31 Sept 2005 . Why not make The Big Lunch on 3 June 2012 a LOAF meal?
LOAF worship material  
'One Bread' -- service sheet Material for a Service of Worship based on the LOAF principles (loaf-one-bread-service.pdf -289KB)
'One Bread' -- formal service sheet LOAF formal order of service, suitable for using within a eucharist Service (loaf-one-bread-service-inc-details.rtf -27KB) . Similar to the above but includes directions for conduct of the service and assumes the presence of a choir.
'Ingredients for a LOAF service' Informal service material for you to select as appropriate for your own church (ingredients.doc - 43KB) or (ingredients.htm web page)
Other material  
LOAF letter Press Release Press release about new Use your Loaf leaflet and letter to churches, hotels etc
LOAF letter Letter - can be used to invite/request churches, church caterers etc to provid LOAF meals - New Jan 2012
New LOAF Posters Set of 6 A4 loaf posters:Doc file 2.2MB Why not print them A3 or A2 size to make a display?
1. LOAF Poster
Simple A4 poster (loaf.doc)
Use your LOAF (sketch) Sketch (use-your-loaf-sketch.doc)
LOAF Sermon on parable of seeds a justice for the poor and an ecological justice interpretation (sermon-parable-of-seeds.doc 33KB)
LOAF Sermon Outline by Keith Innes (loaf-sermon-outline-kinnes.doc)
Fairtrade communion wine Fairtrade communion wine is available from Whitebridge Wines in Staffordshire.

Other pages on food topics  

July 2008 WCC Food Meeting

Report by CEL member on FOOD and Development Meeting orgnised by WCC in Brussels - The IAASTD report
Harvest Festival Harvest Festival leaflet as rtf file
Submission to the Policy Commission on the Future of Farming and Food - by CEL - Oct 2001
More Harvest Material  
  A CEL page with links to harvest resources

The Loaf Service Leaflet 'One Bread' is Co-sponsored by:

Anglican Society for the Welfare of Animals
Catholic Concern for Animals

and supported by:

Soil Association
Urban Theology Unit




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