During my last semester at Wake Forest University’s School of Divinity, I walked the brick pathway of Hearnz Plaza with one of my professors. Our conversation’s focus was on my future plans to move away from my native North Carolina…
“We don’t have anything against food chains, but if God gives us access to soil, to a healthy body and to seeds, why then do I see myself in a food desert? I see myself in an oasis.”
“Health is literally something you buy and it’s bought with time and money”
View the photo gallery from Conetoe.
Watch a video of scenes from Conetoe, NC
Watch the interview with Richard Joyner who discusses Conetoe’s pathway to health
Watch the interview with Richard Joyner who explains lay health coaches
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