March 13, 2024

#42 - Our Food Is Your Food: An Ode to Common Pantry, with Hannah Hiler

#42 - Our Food Is Your Food: An Ode to Common Pantry, with Hannah Hiler
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Let’s talk about common pantry, ya’ll. Today we’re taking on the nitty gritty details of sharing food with people, usually those you live with. Why on earth does this even need to be talked about?

Well, those of you in a “traditional” couple-with-children household probably already share food (often whether or not you want to). But any of you living alone or with other single roommates may find sharing food with others appalling, unappealing, or just plain impossible.

Friend of the podcast Hannah Hiler is here to tell you differently! David talks with Hannah about why she advocates for sharing a common pantry with others—why it follows God’s call for sacrificial community, how it creates generous hospitality, and some details that can make it work or fail.—

This is part of an ongoing series on The Commons. For more, check out a couple other episodes:

Our first episode on Imagining the Commons, with Brendan Johnson (#30):

A Workshop with David and Elena on Building Households and Communities Together (#39):

Joseph Pearce on Transformative Economics (#38):

Timestamps(00:37) Introducing Hannah(03:28) Christian community=Living with others(8:14) “Common Pantry: Everything in the fridge is yours(25:18) Free beans and rice for everyone?(31:53) When you SHOULDN'T do Common Pantry(40:56) Single human seeking independence__________

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