The Road from Farm to Market

Milk money provides for the basics and allows families to invest in the future. It’s the classic Heifer story — the gift of a cow and training leads to a life that once seemed out of reach for a family of farmers.

Crystal's Ark

Just as Noah stepped out in faith to build his ark in the Biblical story, the decision that mother Crystal Marrufo made to raise money for a Heifer Gift Ark has been a leap of faith.

Speaking With ONE Voice

As president of ONE, Michael Elliott leads a chorus of six million voices united to help end extreme poverty, hunger and preventable disease, particularly in Africa. ONE does not ask for donations—they ask for your voice in speaking up for people who often go unheard.

Spice Up Your Holidays

Pomander balls are fun, easy to put together, and make cheerful decorations that fill the house with a lovely aroma. These, along with this recipe for sweet potato soufflé, are sure to spice up your home this holiday.

Mi Casa Es Su Casa

Families living along Ecuador’s coastline seek new livelihoods as the mangroves and the natural resources they provide dwindle. One family hinges their hopes on community tourism, opening their home to visitors wanting an authentic taste of life in the mangroves.

On the Take

As climate change, population growth and environmental damage shrink the amount of arable land on the planet, wealthier countries and corporations look to developing countries for land.

Healthy Soil = Healthy People

The food you eat is only as good as the soil in which it grew. The good news is that sustainable agriculture practices that focus on building soil fertility yield plants that are healthier for us, not to mention more delicious.

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.

A Steadying Hand in Nepal

Though full project work in the earthquake-affected areas isn’t expected to resume for some time, project participants are pulling together to care for one another and their communities. The earthquake damaged much, but not the spirit of our project participants. In the middle of chaos, hope remains.