World Egg Day: How to Safely Prepare Eggs

Note: The video in this post mentions a "recent egg recall." Don't fret! This video is from August 2010, and to my knowledge, there is no current egg recall to be concerned about. Happy World Egg Day! Although I generally enjoy cooking and am

Happy World Egg Day

It's World Egg Day! Eggs are awesome. Highly nutritious, easy to store and prepare. You can eat all sorts of eggs: chicken eggs, duck eggs, quail eggs, and more. There are loads of ways to eat them: hard boiled, scrambled, poached, fried, and on

Meeting Urgent Needs in Cambodia

Mahendra Lohani (fourth from right) with the Heifer staff who participated in last month's co-mentoring workshop in  Cambodia. by Mahendra Lohani, Vice President of Asia Programs

International Day for Disaster Reduction

Today is International Day for Disaster Reduction, the purpose of which is "to raise the profile of disaster risk reduction and encourage people and governments to participate in building more resilient communities and nations. In several of

Heifer Honors Wangari Maathai

Wangari Maathai by photographer Martin Rowe Kenyan environmentalist and activist Wangari Maathai had a simple but ingenious strategy: To pay women to plant trees to solve both unemployment and deforestation. Her Green Belt Movement is responsible

Making the Most of Our Sun

The Sun. It's 92,957,130.4 miles away, in case your 9th grade physical science memory has failed you. Here in the Northern Hemisphere, where Heifer International's headquarters sits, we're going to be seeing less of it with fall and winter