Ecopalms in the News
***WCCO Minneapolis- Minneapolis, MN- 4/03/09- Eco-Friendly Project Brings Fair Trade Palms To US
Christian churches are turning over a new leaf for Palm Sunday.
***Fox News- 4/03/09- Palm Sunday Goes Green With Fair-Trade Fronds
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Christian churches in the U.S. are turning over a new leaf for Palm Sunday.
Idaho, Chattanooga,Utah, Chicago
***The Christian Post- Washington DC 4/03/09- Churches to Celebrate Palm Sunday with Fair-Trade ‘Eco-palms’
As thousands of Christians re-enact Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, many will be celebrating with fair-trade palm fronds.
***The Toledo Blade-OH- 4/04/09- Palm Sunday Tradition Evolves, Churches convert to green with ‘eco-friendly’ fronds
All palm fronds are not created equal. Awareness of that fact has inspired a growing number of U.S. churches to hand out "ecologically friendly" palms for Palm Sunday tomorrow.
***Star Tribune- Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN- 4/03/09- Many Churches are buying “Eco-Palms,” a trend started in Minnesota
It's the latest trend sweeping churches across the country.
***Fox News Chicago- 4/05/09- Palm Sunday Goes Eco-Friendly
On April 5, Christian churches will hand out palm fronds to mark Palm Sunday, celebrating Christ's entry into Jerusalem before his crucifixion
***Austin American-Statesman- Austin, TX- 4/04/09- Austin church uses eco-friendly fronds for Palm Sunday
Christian holidays are joining the environmental movement: eco-friendly palm fronds for Palm Sunday.
***WKYC Cleveland- Cleveland/Akron, OH- 3/30/09- Ohio churches join ‘Eco-Palms’ movement
DAYTON, Ohio -- Some Ohio churches say they're making sure their Palm Sunday palms are harvested in a way that's friendly to the environment and benefits seasonal workers.
***Denver Post- Denver, CO- 4/03/09- Palm Sunday services green up with eco-friendly fronds
What would Jesus buy? Possibly eco-friendly palm fronds for Palm Sunday in place of conventional fronds that critics say cause over-harvesting and deforestation.
***The Minnesota Daily- Minneapolis, MN- 4/03/09- U helps make Palm Sunday eco-friendly
This Sunday, churches around the country will be doing their part to make harvesting palms for Palm Sunday more eco-friendly.
The Kentucky Post- 3/30/09- Ohio Churches Move For Green ‘Palm Sunday’