The Oikos Conversation

A Dialogue on Food, Faith, & Justice in West Michigan

Graves Hall at Hope College

Vision + Mission

The Oikos Conversation will be a gathering to have honest and transparent dialogue about the complex and unfolding relationship between sustainable agriculture, faith, food, and justice in West Michigan. The mission of this gathering is to honor God by fostering community awareness and action to better serve our neighbors and the land.

The dialogue will advance a Christian discussion of emerging issues and challenges including:

  • the agrarian ethos of the Bible
  • the global agrifood system
  • Christian perspective on addressing issues of poverty, charity, and empowerment

Thank you to our co-sponsors: Hope College, Urban Roots, and Eighth Day Farm!

Schedule and Speaker Bios


When: Monday, February 15, 8:30-4:30pm
Where: Graves Hall, Hope College, Holland, Michigan

To register, please fill out the form below and use the Paypal purchase link.

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4 thoughts on “The Oikos Conversation

  • Christi

    Can I pay when I arrive?

  • Jeff Roessing

    Hi Christi. Yes, you can pay when you arrive. You can fill in your contact info and press send so we can have your name down.

  • Judy Black

    Can payment at the door be with a credit card?

  • Jeff Roessing

    Unfortunately we won’t have a credit card reader. It would have to be cash or check. You can pay online the day of if that works better.

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