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Going Remote: Kenyan Mobile Technology Solutions Improve the Dairy Value Chain
Going Remote: Kenyan Mobile Technology Solutions Improve the Dairy Value Chain .

Newsworthy

Going Remote: Kenyan Mobile Technology Solutions Improve the Dairy Value Chain

Heifer Kenya is partnering with mobile tech companies to ensure that even the most isolated farmers and dairy cooperatives have access to the...

Celebrating International Mother Language Day and Linguistic Rights in Bangladesh
Celebrating International Mother Language Day and Linguistic Rights in Bangladesh.

Culture

Celebrating International Mother Language Day and Linguistic Rights in Bangladesh

Feb. 21 is International Mother Language Day. After Bangladesh was born in 1971, the new country initiated the day to draw attention to national...

Play Along During Our Celebration of the (Golden) Cow

Animals

Play Along During Our Celebration of the (Golden) Cow

2021 is the year of the Golden Cow and we have a fun way to celebrate! Learn how you can play our latest game and win a free prize.

Vegetable Spring Rolls: The Perfect Traditional Recipe to Ring in the Lunar New Year

Food

Vegetable Spring Rolls: The Perfect Traditional Recipe to Ring in the Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year or Spring Festival is an important holiday celebrated in China and other countries in East and Southeast Asia. Called Chunjie in...

Community Chicken Vaccinator Earns Income, Hatches Hope in India
A small, brown chicken is held gently between two hands.

Women & Girls

Community Chicken Vaccinator Earns Income, Hatches Hope in India

A community vaccinator is an essential animal healthcare worker who provides low-cost chicken vaccines and deworming treatments to poultry farmers....

Chef, Food Activist Tom Colicchio and Heifer CEO Pierre Ferrari Say U.S. Food System Needs Significant Changes to End Hunger
Small-scale meat packing at Cypress Valley

Newsworthy

Chef, Food Activist Tom Colicchio and Heifer CEO Pierre Ferrari Say U.S. Food System Needs Significant Changes to End Hunger

“We can end hunger in America. We just haven’t had the political will to do it,” write James Beard Award-winning chef Tom Colicchio and...

Food Tank Co-Founder Danielle Nierenberg Says Regenerative Agriculture Can Have Scalable, Lasting Impact on Food Systems
Food Tank Co-Founder Danielle Nierenberg Says Regenerative Agriculture Can Have Scalable, Lasting Impact on Food Systems.

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Food Tank Co-Founder Danielle Nierenberg Says Regenerative Agriculture Can Have Scalable, Lasting Impact on Food Systems

According to world-renowned food systems expert Danielle Nierenberg, sustainable and regenerative agriculture can be scaled to feed the nearly 330...

Indigenous Guatemalan Women Earn Income from Carmine, a Traditional Red Dye Made from Bugs
Hands stained red from cochineal dye

Culture

Indigenous Guatemalan Women Earn Income from Carmine, a Traditional Red Dye Made from Bugs

In San Juan La Laguna, Guatemala, Indigenous Maya women are reclaiming the age-old art of handcrafting carmine, perhaps the most vibrant natural...

Farmers in Ecuador Innovate a Whole New Food System
Farmers in Ecuador Innovate a Whole New Food System.

Newsworthy

Farmers in Ecuador Innovate a Whole New Food System

There was no way for small-scale farmers in Ecuador to anticipate the COVID-19 pandemic more than a year ago when they started diversifying the...

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Sacred Cow Documentary Makes the Case That Beef is Good for You, the Environment
Sacred Cow Documentary Makes the Case That Beef is Good for You, the Environment.

Food

Sacred Cow Documentary Makes the Case That Beef is Good for You, the Environment

Registered dietician Diana Rodgers wants you to know that eating red meat is good for you and, when raised well, good for the environment.

Meals and Snacks for a Chicken: Two Unusual, Low-Cost Chicken Feed Options for Some of the World’s Poorest Entrepreneurs
Nibedita Tudu earns an income for her family by producing chickens using low-cost yet nutritious chicken feeds that are easy to grow. Photo Pranab K. Aich/Heifer International

Animals

Meals and Snacks for a Chicken: Two Unusual, Low-Cost Chicken Feed Options for Some of the World’s Poorest Entrepreneurs

Mom's Meatloaf Recipe: The Ultimate Comfort Food
Sliced meatloaf sits on a cutting board. Behind it is a plate filled with green vegetables, waiting for a slice.

Food

Mom's Meatloaf Recipe: The Ultimate Comfort Food

Comfort food, a delicious slice of nostalgia that soothes your soul — for me, that's my mom's meatloaf. Of all the dishes my mom made for our...