The Groundwork for Health

With roots growing up on an organic farm and being involved with the food movement for 35 years, Dan Kittredge has founded an organization that is changing the way we think about our food, our health and, most importantly, the soil under our feet.

What Price Happiness?

If you wonder if money can buy happiness, try asking Helena Norberg-Hodge. In 2011, she produced and co-directed the award-winning documentary "The Economics of Happiness," which explores both corporate consolidation of power through globalization and the ways in which communities around the world are embracing their small-scale farmers and...

The Burning Question

Millions of women and girls in developing countries spend part of every day foraging for fuel to cook their families’ meals. Professor Gautam Yadama of Washington University speaks with Heifer International about the challenges these women face.

Asked & Answered: An Insider's View of EADD

As a program officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Windy Wilkins aims to maximize the benefits livestock can bring to people struggling to pull themselves out of poverty. Heifer International is proud to work with Wilkins and the Gates Foundation on the East Africa Dairy Development (EADD)...