G20 Report Receives Mixed Reviews

We shared last week about the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) stated how higher agriculture commodity prices are here to stay.  Global warming has already raised food prices by as much as 20% and the global price for a basket

In East Africa, Farmers Become Entrepreneurs

The Kiboga West Dairy Plant, which processes 8,000 litres of milk per day and serves 1,500 farmers This morning, Moses Nyabila shared a remarkable story of transformation that’s taking place in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda through Heifer’s

Save the Farmer, Save the World?

We discussed last week that rising food prices will have a direct impact on American consumers and developing countries around the world; now it seems that farmers and those who work in agriculture are weighing in on the topic. An international

In Season

Happy solstice! The summer brings a bounty of fresh produce: stone fruit and berries, garden salads with ripe tomatoes, zucchini, peppers, watermelon, and more. Farmer Nigel Walker, chef Bryant Terry, and others share why eating seasonally is good

Rising Food Prices: Starve or Sacrifice?

As the global economy continues to change, food prices continue to climb. What does this mean for the average consumer? Do we sacrifice in other areas to continue to provide well-­­­­­balanced, nutritional food; or do we skimp

Michael Pollan: Food Chain

Understanding the story of our food means tracing its path from seed to table. In this clip from the Nourish Video Encyclopedia, author Michael Pollan explains the biology and ecology of our modern food chains. How do you connect with your food

Help Us Meet the Honduras Challenge

In Honduras, where three out of four people in rural areas live below the poverty line, Heifer International has a unique opportunity to bring about lasting change. A generous donor will match your donations up to $1.5 million, for a total of