Last weekend Michael and I had the the special treat to attend The Food Retreat at Laity Lodge. Laity Lodge is located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, only about an hour from my house, and it is home to one of the country’s best youth camps and adult retreat centers as well as a bunch of other resources. They have a gift for hospitality and consistently bring together some of the greatest minds in faith, academia, art and music. Check out their blog here.
So you may be wondering what the heck is a food retreat?
It is a reasonable question.
Our speaker was Andy Crouch who spoke to us every morning about the intersections of food and culture and faith.
We began in the Garden of Eden when at creation God gives the whole earth to man as food. We learned about food as a gift that we are dependent on. And talked about the role that food plays in keeping us connected to our world and community.
In addition to some great talks we had plenty of time for this,