It's been a very busy week at Heifer Headquarters. We've had some of our wonderful volunteers in the office, been busy writing about the great working going on, and even created a little stir with our post about reality checks for Hollywood.
On top of working on all our daily projects and tasks we have been reading articles that really hit home of why our work is continually needed.
Climate change seems to be all over the news lately. Whether the weather man is discussing it on your local television station or an article about how it's changing agriculture issues in countries all over the world, the discussion of climate change is here to stay. Check out this infographic map that shows the effects of climate change in your neighborhood provided by www.SmartPlanet.com -
Even though the local food movement in American is gaining steam, does it have enough to scale up the programs? Without sufficient capital from the private sector to build large, profitable bussinesses this will become a fad, not a movement. http://www.fastcompany.com/1768276/can-the-local-food-movement-scale-up
Leave your thoughts about any of these articles in our comments section and let us know what you've been reading or anything you'd like to share.
As the School House Rocks cartoons use to say, knowledge is power.