Author Frances Moore Lappé burst onto the scene 45 years ago with the debut of her now-classic book, Diet for a Small Planet. As a prolific author and thought leader, Lappé champions the argument that hunger is caused not by lack of food, but by the inability of poor people to access it.
As vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, Chelsea Clinton has helped advance opportunities for women and girls, looked at ways to curb childhood obesity and raised awareness of the effects of climate change. Now she’s written her own book, which takes wide-reaching global issues like the environment, women’s rights...
Project participants, Heifer employees, donors and people just getting to know Heifer all have at least one pressing question in common: How do we know the Heifer model really works?
Clara Parkes, editor of the beloved Knitter’s Review and author of New York Times bestseller Knitlandia, stays busy designing patterns, writing, and teaching, so we're grateful she fits fundraising for Heifer into that packed schedule. Last year, her Knitters Review Team Heifer page raised more than $30,000.
If you take a peek at the to-do list for the Heifer Farm garden at any point during the growing season, you might not expect to find is a standing line item to pick up cardboard. But it’s there, and it’s a big part of how we grow delicious...
Get the latest information about the Zika virus, what the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals mean to Heifer, the benefits of beans, and how water scarcity is a much larger problem than we thought.
Extreme drought and deforestation leave Haitian farmers stuck with parched, unyielding soil. After a rocky start, project participants and Heifer Haiti staff realized access to water has to be the first step.