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In 2011 Heifer was featured in a short documentary film titled, After the Harvest: Fighting Hunger in the Coffeelands. This film depicts the struggle of small-scale coffee farmers and their families during "the thin months" and how Heifer and other nonprofits help families diversify their sources of food and income, reducing their dependence on coffee for livelihood.

Watch the film now to learn more:


Brooke Edwards

Brooke Edwards is from Little Rock, Arkansas, and started working at Heifer International in 2009 as a writer. She has a master's in social work and a bachelor's degree in psychology. She is married, a mother of two, and a wannabe urban farmer, raising her own chickens and killing most of her vegetable crops.