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Heifer USA is a leading voice in the sustainable agriculture and small-scale farming movement. Our experts in regenerative agriculture are available for interviews and speaking engagements.
Heifer USA Headlines
As the epicenter of sustainable agriculture in the south, Heifer USA is uniquely positioned to discuss a movement that has historically been led by farming communities on the coasts.
Buying your bird local this year could be the best way to ensure the highest quality turkey, while also supporting small farms that have struggled to meet demand over the past few months to accommodate smaller family gatherings with smaller birds.
Sean Pessarra, of Heifer Ranch, and Ben Lilliston, of the Institute of Agriculture and Trade Policy, talk with Dani about the impact of coronavirus on sustainable farming and the policy implications of the current government relief bills.
Join Heifer International President and CEO, Pierre Ferrari, for a conversation with trailblazing food writer and renowned restaurant critic, Ruth Reichl, on our changing connections to food and the social, economic and environmental problems revealed within our current food system.
The experts at Heifer Ranch in Perryville, Arkansas, will tell you that, on a farm, everything’s connected, and that’s especially true with bees. “I think what’s really cool is that better beef might mean better honey, which is a neat correlation,” said Sean Pessarra, horticultural manager.
Donna Kilpatrick—who oversees operations of Heifer Ranch—and William Matovu—who oversees Heifer’s work in Uganda—are joining MTBE today to discuss the flaws of our current food system, and how alternate systems can offer lasting change.