Awards & Recognition
SHI's outstanding work in the field of sustainable agriculture has been recognized many times since its founding in 1997. We are happy to share news of these awards with you!
Florence Reed, Founder and President of Sustainable Harvest International, Appointed Delegate to Groundbreaking Poverty Alleviation Summit
SURRY, ME - OCTOBER 5, 2009 - Florence Reed, founder and president of Sustainable Harvest International (SHI), will be a delegate at The Opportunity Collaboration, a four day strategic poverty alleviation summit commencing on October 17th, World Poverty Day. Reed, whose Maine-based international non-profit provides farming families in Central America with the training and tools to overcome poverty while restoring the planet's tropical forests, will join about 250 other delegates from such organizations as Ashoka, the Aspen Network of Development…Read more...
Sustainable Harvest International Receives Highest Rating from Charity Navigator for Fourth Consecutive Year
Surry, ME - September 22, 2009 - Sustainable Harvest International (SHI), a Maine-based non profit that provides Central American farming families with the tools and training to overcome poverty while restoring our planet's tropical forests, has received Charity Navigator's highest four star rating for the fourth year in a row, an achievement shared with only 7 percent of the charities rated nationwide. This rating, which SHI has received each year it was evaluated, indicates that it "consistently executes its mission…Read more...
Florence Reed's Portrait Included in Series by Robert Shetterly, Sustainability Show at Maine's COA
Surry, ME - September 22, 2009 - What do Abraham Lincoln, Rosa Parks, and Florence Reed have in common? They are all Americans who have spoken the truth. And they are all featured in Robert Shetterly's series Americans Who Tell the Truth, http://www.americanswhotellthetruth.org/, a collection of portraits and quotes of those who have helped to make America strong. Shetterly, a Brooksville, ME-based artist, recently added Reed to his collection because of her work with Central American farming families; as the…Read more...
Florence Reed Honoured with Distinguished Service Medal from Garden Club of America
Surry, ME - May 3, 2009 - Florence Reed, Founder and President of Sustainable Harvest International (SHI) received the Distinguished Service Medal from the Garden Club of America (GCA) on Sunday, May 3rd in Providence, RI. SHI, a non profit organization first established by Reed in 1997, provides farming families in Central America with the training and tools to overcome poverty while restoring the planet's tropical forests. "I am thrilled to join so many people who find myriad ways to…Read more...
Another Crack in the Glass Ceiling
Surry, ME - April 28, 2009 - There's been another crack in the glass ceiling, and we can thank Florence Reed for that. President of Sustainable Harvest International (SHI), a non-profit organization dedicated to helping third world countries practice sustainable farming techniques, SHI made Charity Navigator's most recent top ten list of best managed environmental non-profits in the country. But even more impressive is that it was the only organization on the list run by a woman. "When people work…Read more...
Nonprofits Recognized for Excellence at Annual Dirigo Awards
Waterville, ME, April 17, 2009 – Maine Association of Nonprofits (MANP) honored three Maine organizations as leaders in nonprofit excellence at their Annual Leadership Conference at Colby College on April 17, 2008. Goodwill Industries of Northern New England in Portland, Mabel Wadsworth Women’s Health Center located in Bangor, and Belfast-based Maine Farmland Trust. All received $2,000 and a Maine-made handcrafted wooden award as the winners of the Dirigo Awards for Nonprofit Excellence. The awards are given annually to one large,…Read more...
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