Food

From Rainforest to Cup: Celebrate the Farmers Behind Your Holiday Spices
A farmer stands in the forest where he grows cardamom.

Food

From Rainforest to Cup: Celebrate the Farmers Behind Your Holiday Spices

The spices that hearten the American holiday season — cash crops like cinnamon, allspice and cardamom — are a path out of poverty for the...

Eggs: More Than Just a Simple Snack
A woman wearing a vibrantly colored dress hands chicken eggs to a man at her shop.

Food

Eggs: More Than Just a Simple Snack

Eggs are packed with all kinds of proteins and vitamins to keep us healthy. But these nutrient powerhouses are also a sustainable food, key to...

Heifer Ecuador Banks on Family Farming to Fend Off Malnutrition
A woman at her farm in Ecuador.

Food

Heifer Ecuador Banks on Family Farming to Fend Off Malnutrition

While COVID-19 remains at the forefront of the global conversation, another emergency — malnutrition — persists in Ecuador. Heifer believes...

‘You Learn From the Setbacks’: Kenyan Youth Weather Pandemic Together
A community vaccinator gives a presentation on improved chicken management techniques to a poultry farmer standing beside him.

Food

‘You Learn From the Setbacks’: Kenyan Youth Weather Pandemic Together

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Kenyan poultry farmer Victor Odero and community vaccinator Calvin Swaga are honing their skills, expanding their...

Honey in Honduras: New Processing Plant Sets Beekeepers Abuzz
A pair of hands holds five glass jars full of Honduran honey.

Food

Honey in Honduras: New Processing Plant Sets Beekeepers Abuzz

A newly-constructed honey processing plant in Las Selvas, Honduras, represents a future of advanced production, local jobs and larger incomes for...

New Pricing Model Takes on Poverty-Ridden Coffee Industry
A close up shot of a farmer's hands inspecting a red coffee berry.

Food

New Pricing Model Takes on Poverty-Ridden Coffee Industry

Heifer International, Bellwether Coffee and Sustainable Harvest developed a new pricing model to tackle the enduring crisis of poverty in coffee...

Heifer International and the Walmart Foundation Partner to Strengthen Farmer Producer Organizations in Mexico
A cattle farmer with his livestock.

Food

Heifer International and the Walmart Foundation Partner to Strengthen Farmer Producer Organizations in Mexico

Cattle farming in rural Mexico is often a solo or family endeavor, but being a business of one comes with risks. A new initiative from Heifer...

State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2021 Report Recognizes Impact of Heifer Ecuador
A woman in personal protective equipment exchanges money with another woman wearing a mask. A basket of fresh produce lies at their feet.

Food

State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2021 Report Recognizes Impact of Heifer Ecuador

The goal of the Future of Food program was always to improve the lives and livelihoods of small-scale farming families in Ecuador. Now, it has...

Farm to Table: Ecuador Market Moves Online
An Ecuadorian farmer, wearing a mask, carries his produce in a box on his shoulders.

Food

Farm to Table: Ecuador Market Moves Online

La Cosecha del Día, or “Daily Harvest,” connects customers to produce grown by 400 small-scale farmers in Ecuador. The virtual marketplace...

Harvesting the Fruits of Black Labor
A Black woman farmer, wearing a green apron, inspects her freshly-harvested vegetables.

Food

Harvesting the Fruits of Black Labor

This Juneteenth, we recognize that the contributions Black people have made to America's food and farming system span centuries. Supporting Black...