Last month Heifer staff and participants around the world celebrated World Environment Day by getting their communities together to plant trees, build nurseries, hold recycling contests and otherwise take action to improve the environment.
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
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
What inspires you in the kitchen? In this clip from the Nourish Video Encyclopedia, chef Bryant Terry celebrates the pleasures of cooking with friends and family. Bryant Terry is an eco-chef, food justice activist, and author of Vegan Soul
A new Educational Garden on the Heifer International headquarters campus will expose the public to locally-grown food and appropriate technologies for family gardeners, and provide a hands-on opportunity to learn about sustainable food
We all agree - global hunger is a big problem, and there's a need for big solutions. Today, Elanco announced its commitment to end hunger for 100,000 families globally through a partnership with Heifer. Together, we'll identify small communities in
In the United States, Heifer is addressing the challenge of connecting people with quality food while working to ensure a future for sustainable family farming. The MORE Project focuses on organic production as a part of sustainable agriculture.
Florida Federation of Women's Clubs' members visited Sorapa as part of a Heifer Study Group, were welcomed with a community festival, and learned about a Heifer self help group that they showed support of by purchasing a loom and two knitting machines.
Being a woman and an independent mother means having a life with many responsibilities and few opportunities, especially in the Andes Mountains. Victoria Medrano, saw the project, "Capacity Building and Food Sovereignty in Farming Communities in Pasco" implemented by Heifer Peru and Separ, as a valuable opportunity to learn...
The Hernandezes in Ojo de Agua, a community in western Honduras, were selected to receive a cow and training in its care that have created new opportunites. â€œThank God our family was selected (for the project). We are very happy with the support we have received. . â€ said...
Georgian farmers in Saakadze recently welcomed the return of their honey bees. It was only last year that the villagers received the bees as a gift from Heifer