Heifer In The News

How Heifer International Builds on the Benefits of Fair Trade

Fair Trade USA

Two years ago I had the opportunity to visit a Fair Trade certified farm for the first time.... We could see firsthand what it looks like to be a Fair Trade banana farmer in Ecuador and how Heifer International’s work helps take the benefits of Fair Trade membership a step farther.

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Stella Niagara campus observe Peace Week

Niagara Frontier Publications

Students, faculty and administrators of Stella Niagara Education Park celebrated Peace Week from Sept. 30 through Oct. 4. The campus is collecting returnable plastic bottles to raise money for Heifer International.

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Heifer Farm in Rutland, Massachusetts

Orange Slices: Just a Little Slice of Life in Orange, Connecticut

The Youth Group took a trip to Heifer Farm in Rutland, MA last weekend for activities at their Harvest Festival. I'll be posting photos over the next few days from Saturday.

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Read to Feed Online Workshops for Educators

AFP Blog: Recent News of Note

Educators and teachers can go online to learn how to effectively implement Heifer International's Read to Feed program and connect with other teachers engaging in the program through online workshops.

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Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill's Pumpkin Sale is Underway

DelRay Patch

Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill’s annual charitable pumpkin patch is underway, with proceed going to charities including Heifer International.

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Farming Eden in Tanzania

Humanosphere

This exceptionally green plot stands out as an outlier compared to the surrounding area. In a time of little rainfall for the majority of the country, Ndetaniswa Zadok Kitomary has a thriving plot of land thanks to an NGO perfect storm.

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1000s of Bloggers to shine light on Human Rights for Blog Action Day on Oct 16, 2013

PitchEngine

Thousands of bloggers from 100s of countries come together on October 16 to discuss Human Rights on Blog Action Day.

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A fresh look at Heifer

Sync

When a co-worker mentioned that the Cafe at Heifer Village had re-vamped their menu, I gave it a half-hearted note in my list of places to check out. But when he mentioned that this was a spot he ventured to at least once a week, he had my attention.

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Heifer International photo contest highlights global hunger

Borgen

Heifer International and renowned photographer Rankin joined forces this summer to raise awareness of global poverty by holding a Heifer International Photo Contest for aspiring photographers around the world. Their challenge was to interpret the meaning of hunger through the lens of a camera.

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World Architecture Day Celebrations

Arkansasmatters.com

In celebration of World Architecture Day by World Architecture News, the Alex Foundation,and Heifer International will handout and read Winter in Songming books to 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students at Crestwood Elementary School in North Little Rock. Winter in Songming follows the life of a young boy as his village in China moves toward self-sufficiency. Heifer International donated the books to the Alex Foundation.

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