Celebrating 20 Years of Commitment to Forests + Families

Celebrating 20 Years of Commitment to Forests + Families

In 1997, Florence Reed founded Sustainable Harvest International after living alongside subsistence farmers in Panama. Success stories from the past twenty years abound. We're happy to share some of our favorite stories with you today!

Charity Navigator Names Us a Leading Charity in Addressing Hunger

Charity Navigator Names Us a Leading Charity in Addressing Hunger

Charity Navigator suggests Jeff Bezos can end world hunger by supporting Sustainable Harvest International. They've named us one of the "six highest-ranking charities in the sector making major strides to increase sustainable food production." 

Making the Connection: a Peace Corps Volunteer Reflects

Making the Connection: a Peace Corps Volunteer Reflects

The Peace Corps is an essential part of our origin story. Peace Corps Volunteers continue to be some of our most valuable resources in the rural areas where we work. Here, volunteer LaTaurus Whitley reflects on the power of finding the right partners at the right time.

Celebrating World Wildlife Day

Celebrating World Wildlife Day

This World Wildlife Day, we’d like to introduce you to some of the dazzling wildlife being protected through sustainable farming. Critical habitats may be threatened by deforestation, but you can ensure its protection!

Process Makes Perfect

Process Makes Perfect

Many communities across the globe could benefit from our program. So, how do we go about deciding where to work? Renée Johnson, our executive director, explains how we selected our two newest communities in Belize.

Nancy and the Bank of Hope

Nancy and the Bank of Hope

Establishing a rural bank in Los Alonsos, Panama, didn’t just provide access to credit for Nancy Alonso and her community. The bank has meant more freedom, independence, and opportunity for women like Nancy and their families.

Building a Brighter Future

Building a Brighter Future

Rafael Rodríguez and María Hernández are making changes that impact their entire community. From their innovative greenhouse with its super efficient irrigation system, to the wood-conserving stoves that are conserving trees and reducing health risks, this couple is paving the way for a bright future in La Candelaria, Panama.