In Milford, Indiana, just miles from the hometown of Heifer’s founder, Dan West, a celebration took place to honor those “seagoing cowboys” who made the first animal deliveries and helped ignite the legacy of Heifer International: Promoting peace and ending hunger.
Eighty percent of Ukraine’s milk production comes from small farmers, yet the number of small farmers is steadily declining. Danone Ukraine and Heifer Ukraine launched the Milk Communities Project to strengthen small dairy producers so they can compete and even thrive in the marketplace.
Oscar nominated actress Diane Lane will be honored at Heifer's third annual Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table gala in Los Angeles August 22.
Heifer International staff are part of two proposed panels at the 2015 South by Southwest Interactive festival. In order to be selected, they need you to cast your vote by Friday, Sept. 5.
In a recent article from "The Guardian," volunteer farmer trainers were highlighted as an important factor in the success of the East Africa Dairy Development project and in strengthening the community.
Despite the fact that coffee is a fairly high price commodity, coffee farmers often struggle to earn enough income to support their families due to a gap between farmers’ current income and a living wage.
For those who live in central Arkansas and want some locally grown, fresh produce every week, you can now sign up for the 2014 fall CSA share through Foodshed Farms and Heifer International.