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It's eating season! Try our fall favorites.
spinach pie

Food

It's eating season! Try our fall favorites.

apple cake, spinach pie, black bean chili and a cheesy squash gratin

Why Giving is Good For Your Health
Why Giving is Good For Your Health

Culture

Why Giving is Good For Your Health

Generous acts like giving to charity and volunteering have positive effects on your overall physical and mental well-being.

How to make your holiday medieval and bright with pomanders

Culture

How to make your holiday medieval and bright with pomanders

Now we know that pomander balls aren’t much good against the plague, but they’re still fun and easy to put together. Plus, they make cheerful...

An Update on the Protests That Are Shutting Down Haiti

Newsworthy

An Update on the Protests That Are Shutting Down Haiti

For more than a year, embattled Haitian President Jovenel Moïse has held on to his office despite accusations of corruption and calls for him to...

Presidential Families Eisenhower, Bush, Clinton AND Bartlett have at least one thing in common: they like Heifer International
Presidential Families Eisenhower, Bush, Clinton AND Bartlett have at least one thing in common: they like Heifer International

From the Archives

Presidential Families Eisenhower, Bush, Clinton AND Bartlett have at least one thing in common: they like Heifer International

This year we’re celebrating Heifer International’s 75th year of working to end hunger and poverty and care for the Earth. As we look back over...

ICYMI: Overlooked News from Haiti, the U.S.-Mexico Border and beyond
A young Haitian girl in a white shirt and blue head wrap stands outside her home in Baie de Henne, Haiti.

Newsworthy

ICYMI: Overlooked News from Haiti, the U.S.-Mexico Border and beyond

This week's roundup includes overlooked news, like Haiti's continued crises and the lack of diverse reporting at the U.S.-Mexico border, plus...

The Holy Elephants That Protect Farmers’ Crops in Nepal
Statues of the Hindu god Ganesh

Animals

The Holy Elephants That Protect Farmers’ Crops in Nepal

Women in the western jungles of Nepal face a particular set of farming challenges. Only a narrow dirt road separates their homes and Banke National...

12 Unique Holiday Feasts Around the World
12 Unique Holiday Feasts Around the World.

Culture

12 Unique Holiday Feasts Around the World

This time of the year, much of the world is finding something worth celebrating — and when people celebrate, they tend to do it with food. Here...

Why We Need More Women Journalists at the U.S.-Mexico Border
Illustration of a veiled woman with other women's profiles

Women & Girls

Why We Need More Women Journalists at the U.S.-Mexico Border

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A Sneak Peek at our Latest Trip to Nepal
A man is greeted by a Nepali woman with marigolds in Nepal

Culture

A Sneak Peek at our Latest Trip to Nepal

Candids and outtakes from Heifer International's trip to Nepal in October 2019

Snuggle Up with these Cold-Weather Recipes and Other Ideas for Enjoying Autumn
a bowl of vegetarian chili

Newsworthy

Snuggle Up with these Cold-Weather Recipes and Other Ideas for Enjoying Autumn

3 Great-Smelling Lawn Alternatives That Will Save You and The Earth
3 Great-Smelling Lawn Alternatives That Will Save You and The Earth

Environment

3 Great-Smelling Lawn Alternatives That Will Save You and The Earth

Grass lawns seem innocent enough, but they are actually a huge drain on your time, money and the Earth's natural resources. Consider these...