Cooking from the Field: Fried Rice Bananas

My primary job as a writer here at Heifer's headquarters is to turn semi-annual progress reports from projects into nice-looking, easy to read reports for our donors. Each report usually includes a story, but I recently came across a recipe that

Serinda Swan Visits Heifer in Cambodia

 Heifer International’s projects in Cambodia got a special visit from a Hollywood actress recently. Serinda Swan is the star of the A&E drama Breakout Kings, and she’s also a big Heifer supporter.  She was adventurous enough

How To Use Your Old Pumpkins

Now that Halloween is over, it's time to think about what to do with those pumpkins. Whether you cut them for jack-o-lanters or just left them out for decorations, there are several environmentally friendly things you can do with each. Un-Cut

This Week in Food: Making a Lasting Change

This post is the final in a series of posts by Heifer Senior Coordinator of School Programs Kim Machnik. If you haven't already, go back and read each week's post. Heifer Celebrates the Harvest Season: Food Systems at Home and Around the World;

Happy Birthday, Heifer Ranch

This past Saturday we celebrated the 40th anniversary of Heifer Ranch. A Brief History of Heifer Ranch Abu, a 5-year-old male camel, was presented toHeifer Ranch as a birthday gift from Overlook Farmin Rutland, Massachusetts. Heifer

Empowerment in India

In this video, watch how the empowered women of Heifer's Mahalaxmi Mahila Mandal self-help group in India's Nuasali village have made a significant impact on their community. Through their unity and determination, they have educated children and

Weekend Article RoundUp

One of my favorite parts about Friday is writing the Weekend Article Roundup blog. It allows me the time to re-read the blog articles from the past week to see the great work everyone at Heifer is doing. This week we had 70 purebred cows land in

Dodgeball Tournament Donates 28k to Heifer

The coveted Dodgeball Octocat Trophy In an attempt to throw balls at their enemies and raise money for charity, the San Francisco based company GitHub hosted their First Annual Dodgeball tournament. Seventeen teams