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May 2014
The Harvard Crimson: Speakers Discuss Sustainable Development and Agriculture in Latin America

April 2014
Ellsworth American: Surry Woman to Attend International Environmental Conference in Germany

WORT-FM, Madison Community Radio: A Public Affair radio interview with Founder, Florence Reed

March 2014
University of St. Francis, IL: Spotlight Interview with Founder, Florence Reed
Hancock Church, MA: Smaller World Mission Trip to Panama YouTube video

February 2014
St. Lawrence University: Planting Hope Beyond Your Backyard 

October 2013
Reddit: Ask Me Anything

April 2013
UNH Global Engagement Newsletter: Florence Reed Honored by US Peace Corps

January 2013
American Forests Magazine: Passing the Torch: Sustainable Farming in Honduran Communities; A Sustainable Relationship
The Huffington Post: Top Nonprofit of the Month Fighting Hunger (VOTE)
Trashmagination: Sustainable Harvest International

December 2012
Envirolib: Support Sustainable Harvest's Initiatives by Giving a Gift of...

October 2012
Vassar Alumnae/i Hub: 5 Questions: Environmental Activist Flo Reed

September 2012
Connect2 OWU: Feeding the World: Sustainable Harvest International Teaches Farming Techniques

August 2012
West Chester Dish: A Renewable Future

July 2012
WVII ABC 7 - Surry Woman Wins 2012 Shriver Award
Ellsworth American: Surry's Florence Reed Wins Humanitarian Award
MPBN Radio "Maine Things Considered": Florence Reed of Surry is 2012 Peace Corps Award-Winner
Ital Creations: Cultivating Resistance, Sowing a Sustainable Panama
OWU Bite!: Florence Reed Awarded the 2012 Peace Corps Sargent Shriver Award!
National Peace Corps Association: 2012 Shriver Award Winner Florence Reed
Wicked Local Lexington: Lexington church group works with farmers in Panama

May 2012
CS Monitor: Eladio Pop's cacao farm in Belize

April 2012
The Emory Wheel: Physics Professor Dabbles in Fiction
Razoo - Arbor Day 2012
Calvert Foundation: Earth Day Advisor Update
WCRS-FM Columbus: Interview w/ Florence Reed & Jeff Nilan about OWU 'In Sight & Mind' Exhibit
Connect2OWU: Theory-to-Practice 'In Sight and Mind'

March 2012
Wicked Local Lexington: Lexington's Room at the Table
Willow Moon Press: The Philodendrist Heresy| Lexington Women Raise Funds with Themed Food & Fun

February 2012
Trout Lily Farm Blog: Lessons from the Tropics
WERU-FM: Morning Maine - Tropical Dance Party
CELL Central America Program: Brisas Del Mar Blog Post

January 2012
WV Nature Conservancy Newsletter: It's For the Birds Download as PDF

December 2011
MaineBiz: Florence Reed named as Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow
Boots-n-All Indie Travel Guide: 10 Perfect Gifts for Travelers
Girlie Girl Army: Oxfam & Heifer International Aren't Christmas Present Worthy
Bangor Daily News: Maine Made Gifts Bring Happiness to the Holidays

November 2011
Gordon School Alumni Magazine: Josiah Tolbert '11 Smaller World Participant Download as PDF
Gordon School Alumni Magazine: Sustainable Harvest International/Smaller World Tours Download as PDF
The Weekly Packet: Surry Non-Profit Recognized as Top Charity for Programs, Fiscal Responsibility
Capitol Hill Village News: CHV Members Catalysts for Improving Honduran Farmers' Lives

October 2011
GreenBlog: Sustainable Harvest International, Part 2
Winchester Patch: Winchester Common Goes Green
GreenBlog: Sustainable Harvest International, Part 1
Amandala: PM Barrow Says GMO Corn Seeds Will be Destroyed
MaineBiz: 8 Maine Charities Top Nonprofit List

August 2011
World Watch Institute: Nourishing the Planet - Planting Hope in Central America
East Bay Rhode Island: Barrington Resident is a Teenage World Traveler

July 2011
Wells Fargo Conversations: Green Giving - Due Diligence Perspectives from a Non-Profit Leader
The Why Files: Soil -  Key to Solving the Food Crisis
Colonial Times Magazine: Hancock Church's 'Feeding 5000' Tackles Hunger in Honduras (pg 44)

June 2011
Women's Philanthropy Blog: Planting for my Children
Farmer to Farmer Blog: Honduras - Then & Now

May 2011
Newpuryport News: Students to spotlight trip to Panama

April 2011

Tri-County Canary: Trip to Honduras brings back memories of growing up in Minnesota Download as PDF
Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Harvest for the Hungry Spreads the Seeds of Love
Maine Ahead: UNH Announces SHI Founder Florence Reed as 2011 Honorary Degree Recipient
University of New Hampshire: 2011 Honorary Degree Recipient, Florence Reed
Earth Day Network: Earth Day Volunteers Lend Helping, if Grimy, Hands in Panama
CNN: Better Spirits for a Better Planet [video]

March 2011
University of New Hampshire: UNH Announces 2011 Granite State Award & Honorary Degree Recipients
Jacksonville Southeast Regional Library: SHI Comes to Southeast Library
Beaches Local Food Network Newsletter: Local Woman Provides International Inspiration!

January 2011
The Socially Conscious Blog: Farming Change in Central America
1000 Green Steps: Plant a Forest & Feed a Family

December 2010
Vegan Mainstream: Compassionate Giving Vegan-Style
The Health Nut: 12 Days of Giving
Coffee & Conservation: Sips - Season of Giving
Alliance for Animals: What's Wrong With Heifer International?

October 2010 Leading Online Homepage Features App With Daily Environmental Quizes And Facts That Plant Trees And Knowledge

June 2010
Acres U.S.A.: Eco-Update Bees & Coffee
The Forecaster: Cape Elizabeth Honor Society raises $2.5K for Sustainable Harvest International

April 2010
Dakota Online: Pursuit of Sustainability
Rodale Institute: Collecting, keeping wild honeybees boosts coffee yield, adds new layer of agroecological stability

March 2010
Lexington Minuteman: Hancock Church Members Travel to Honduras

January 2010 Take a Bite out of Global Hunger

December 2009
Downeast Dog News: Barkwheats Joins Forces With Maine Non-Profit To Bring Fair Trade Certified™ Dog Treats To Pet Industry

October 2009 RPCV Florence Reed - Living the Third Goal, Saving The World

August 2009
KABC-TV Los Angeles: SHI To Showcase at Downtown L.A. Sustainable Film Festival

June 2009
Maine Association of Non-Profits: Co-Branding Case Study
Bangor Daily News: Give a Father's Day Gift That Helps Other Dads
Animal Wellness Magazine: Scrumptious and Sustainable SHI Fair Trade Chocolate Tours to Belize
Lexington Minuteman: Group's Aim: "Feeding 5000"

May 2009
Oprah Magazine: Hotels With an Edge on "Voluntourism"

April 2009

Denver Examiner: Honor Thy Earth Mother - Smaller World Farm Tours

March 2009
Delta Sky Magazine: Earth Mother Download as PDF
LEISA Magazine: Story of a Cover Photo

January 2009
CH Robinson Worldwide: Taking Responsibility Campaign

December 2008

Executive Travel: Everything You Need To Know About Giving Back While Getting Away

November 2008
QuantumShiftTV: Global Warming & Poverty

October 2008
Times Union: Going Green With Amber Gin World's First Guaranteed Carbon Offset Company Carbonica Ltd Launches in the UK Where are all the Women in the Green Stratosphere?

September 2008

Willamette Week: Warning! This Post May Induce Choco-Coma

July 2008
The Medford Transcript: Tufts Students Spend Time in Honduras

April 2008
Connect2OWU: Encouraging Sustainability, One Village at a Time

January 2008
Triple Pundit: Charities: A sham?

November 2007
Bangor Daily News: Where Seed Money is a Gift

July 2007
Grist: GreenPrint CEO calls SHI his "Environmental Hero"
Lincoln County News: Student Volunteers from Maine Help Honduras Save Rainforest

May 2007
South Portland Sentry: Cape Elizabeth Rotary Visits SHI Honduras

April 2007
NYTimes: Local Culture as Part of the Green Experience
The New Hampshire: Alumna Sews Seeds of Change

March 2007

MSNBC: Want to help?  Go on a trip.

February 2007 Health + Food

January 2007
Traditional Home Magazine: Flo Reed Receives "Classic Woman Award"

December 2006
Vegetarian Food for Thought: Don't Give a Cow

July 2006
Living Service: Volunteers from St. Andrew's School Work with SHI Honduras

April 2006 UU Association Celebrates Earth Day with SHI

November 2004
Vegetarian Times Magazine: who2give2Download as PDF

April 2003
Seeds of Change eNewsletter: Much with Little - A Central American Journey with SHIDownload as PDF

February 2003
Foster's/Citizen Online: New Hampshire News BriefsDownload as PDF
Union Leader: Portsmouth Woman Making a DifferenceDownload as PDF

September 2002
New Hampshire Business Review: N.H.-Based Organization Has an Impact That's GlobalDownload as PDF

August 2002
The Fairfield Minuteman: Florence Reed - Helping to Feed the WorldDownload as PDF

June 2002

The Portsmouth Herald: Green Thumb Reaches SouthDownload as PDF

April 2002
Honduras This Week: New Hope for Farmers and the Environment in HondurasDownload as PDF

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Sustainable Harvest International
104 Main Street (Office)
PO Box 1447 (Mailing)
Ellsworth, ME U.S.A.

Office Hours
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