We Have Greens, Beans, Potatoes, Tomatoes..You Name It!


The Black Church Food Security Network will begin promoting the sale of our Black Church Food Security Network Holiday Bags this week. We will need your assistance to make this a successful outreach effort.

This year we are delighted to have some of our favorite products grown and produced by Black farmers in our region. We have fresh collard greens, sweet potatoes, stone mill grits, organic honey, and homemade jam. All of these products come in a limited edition reusable #BlackChurchPower shopping bag.

Here are a few ways you can help and get connected.


This Week

WE HAVE GREENS AND SWEET POTATOES !


The Black Church Food Security Network has sweet potatoes and greens just in time for the holiday!!


Individual sales for the greens and sweet potatoes starts tomorrow! The pricing is as follows:


Collard Greens:

Bulk Pricing (30lbs) - $55.00

Individual Pricing (3lbs) - $6.00


Sweet Potatoes:

Bulk Pricing (40lbs)- $40.00

Individual Pricing (5lbs) - $7.00


Holiday Bags :

Holiday Bag Produce Only $25.00


Each bag contains:

6lbs of collard greens

5lbs of sweet potatoes

1 small #BlackChurchPower reusable shopping bag


These items will be available for purchase tomorrow via the BCSFN Online store.


BCSFN Holiday Bags $50.00

This bag will be available for pick up Sunday, November 21st. Available for preorder


Each bag contains:

6lbs of collard greens

5lb of sweet potatoes

1 jar of Browntown Farm Jam

1 jar of Organic Honey

1 BCSFN Black Food Treasure Chest Cookbook Journal

1 small #BlackChurchPower reusable shopping bag


How you can help?

Once the BCSFN Online Store is live you can now help us to promote individual sales by:


  1. Letting everyone in your personal network know and send them the link to purchase.

  2. Posting the BCSFN Holiday Bags on your personal social networks.


Sunday, November 14th

BCSFN Collard Green and Sweet Potato Pick Up

  • We will have a number people who support BCSFN order collard greens and sweet potatoes throughout the week. This upcoming Sunday will be the designated pick-up day for those patrons. We will need your assistance with setting up a BCSFN table and helping to distribute orders.


If you are available to assist please sign up using the following link: https://volunteersignup.org/4CCAE


Next Week, November 15th – 21st

Tuesday, November 16th

Preparation for BCSFN Bag Assembly and Distribution

  • We will be preparing the products to be packaged on Friday and Saturday of the week. We will also pack the orders that have been received for distribution earlier in the week. Some of the tasks performed will be as follows:

  • Organizing and separating the boxes of products for the holiday bags.

  • Taking inventory of the products

  • Ensuring we have all items needed for volunteers to assemble the bags (gloves, hand sanitizer, etc.)

  • Reviewing game plan for the assembly of the bags

  • Packing orders received



How you can help?

This is a pretty big task and we could use all hands on deck. Preparation will take place from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. if you are able to assist please email linneal@pleasanthope.org


Wednesday, November 17th

Holiday Bag Distribution/Pick Up

  • The Holiday is close and everyone is prepping. We would like to provide a convenient time for our individual sales (collard greens and sweet potatoes) to come and pick up their items before the holiday.


How you can help?

We would love if you could assist us with the individual sales pick-up process by greeting everyone with your winning smile and help us facilitate the pick ups. If you are available please sign up here: volunteersignup.org/4CCAE


Friday, November 19th & Saturday, November 20th

Holiday Bag Assembly

  • We will be working together to assemble the BCSFN Holiday Bags. Each bag will contain:

  • 6lbs of collard greens

5lb of sweet potatoes

  • 1 jar of Browntown Farm Jam

  • 1 jar of Organic Honey

  • 1 BCSFN Black Food Treasure Chest Cookbook Journal

  • 1 small #BlackChurchPower reusable shopping bag



How you can help?

We will need your assistance with placing the items in the bags and organizing orders. If you are available to assist please sign up here volunteersignup.org/8MLBE


Sunday, November 21st

The return of Soil to Sanctuary

  • We will be featuring several black owned vendors and offering individual sales of products featured in our holiday bags and we will have collard greens!


How you can help?

We will need your assistance setting up for the event, setting up the BCSFN table, and facilitating pick up orders. If you are available to assist please sign up here volunteersignup.org/H8XBD


Week of November 22nd – 24th


Tuesday, November 23rd

Holiday Bag Distribution/Pick Up

  • The Holiday is close and everyone is prepping. We would like to provide a convenient time for our individual sales (collard greens and sweet potatoes) to come and pick up their items before the holiday.


How you can help?

We would love if you could assist us with the individual sales pick-up process by greeting everyone with your winning smile and help us facilitate the pick ups. If you are available please sign up here: volunteersignup.org/4CCAE


Wednesday, November 24th


Holiday Bag Distribution/Pick Up

  • The Holiday is close and everyone is prepping. We would like to provide a convenient time for our individual sales (collard greens and sweet potatoes) to come and pick up their items before the holiday.


How you can help?

We would love if you could assist us with the individual sales pick-up process by greeting everyone with your winning smile and help us facilitate the pick ups. If you are available please sign up here: volunteersignup.org/4CCAE

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