Creation Care Conference Looks at Sustainable Living

Apr 25, 2021
Steve Burger / WNIN

Faith based groups gathered virtually this past weekend to look at ways to take better care of the environment and ourselves.   

During sessions on things like growing your own food from Mary and Roger Winstead and impact investing from Amy Bouchie, the 2021 Creation Care Conference offered tips with the goal of sustainable living and environmental stewardship.

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