Happy Birthday to the United Nations

Today, October 24, is United Nations Day. On this date in 1945, the Charter of the United Nations was put into force, officially establishing the international organization we know as the UN. So what do our friends at the UN. want for their 66th

Weekend Article Roundup

(Screen shot of Heifer's catalog on Catalog Spree) It's turning fall at Heifer Headquarters which means that our busy holiday season is quickly approaching. This year we are happy to team up with Catalog Spree to put our Most Important Gift

Heifer's Heart: Our Country Directors

Heifer Country Directors with CEO Pierre Ferrari Since Tuesday, we've had nearly all of our country directors from around the world here at Heifer Headquarters for a Global Team Meeting. An interesting and dynamic group, these women and men truly

One Girl's Food Waste is Another Girl's Muffin

Healthy Carrot Raisin Muffin looks out over Heifer Village Friend, colleague and fellow blogger Maegan Clark is on her personal path to living more responsibly with regard to the Earth's resources. Lots of people come to such a path on their own,

Celebrating Empowerment in Nepal

Our Nepal-based communications officer, Puja Singh, sent us this great video of last month's Heifer Day celebration. The day commemorates the anniversary of the start of Heifer's work in Nepal, and this year's event was hosted by Heifer's project

Sustainable Stick People

What better way to illustrate the story of sustainable farming than with animated stick people? I really enjoyed the message behind this adorable video Farming First created to share the reasons why we need to make our world economy a green one,

How To Best Use Your Leaves This Fall

Now that's it's fall, it's time to start raking leaves and sacking them up ... or should you? Sure you can burn piles of leaves (if it's legal in your state) or you can sack them up to haul them away, but why not put them to better use for...