Florence Reed’s years of dedication to her sustainable agriculture initiative in Central America has earned her the 2012 Sargent Shriver Award for Distinguished Humanitarian Service from the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA). Surry, ME July 24, 2012 - Florence Reed’s years of dedication to her sustainable agriculture initiative in Central America has earned her the 2012 Sargent Shriver Award for Distinguished Humanitarian Service from the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA). The President and Founder of Sustainable Harvest International was unanimously selected from…
EXHIBIT: "In Sight and Mind: A Photographic Collaboration with Women of Rural Panama” Delaware, OH and Surry, ME - April 2, 2012 - Every day around the world, women face personal and social constraints that are generally communicated through words, cultural practices, individual actions and institutional policies. All too often their daily lives go unnoticed and undocumented. Student and faculty representatives from Ohio Wesleyan University (OWU) traveled to Panama to visit the field programs of Sustainable Harvest International (SHI), a…
SURRY, ME & YORO, HONDURAS - December 27, 2011 - SHI-Honduras (also called Fundación Cosecha Sostenible de Honduras or FUCOHSO) was started in 1997 and is Sustainable Harvest International's largest and oldest program, noted for its commitment to community participation and empowerment. SHI's local staff are currently providing regular technical assistance to over 400 families in 37 Honduran communities. Last year, those families improved their diets and their incomes through a variety of SHI supported projects including the production of…
SURRY, ME - November 21, 2011 - The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) in Washington, DC, has named non-profit Sustainable Harvest International (SHI) Founder and President, Florence Reed, to their Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellows program for the upcoming 2012-13 academic year. The Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellows program brings prominent artists, diplomats, journalists, business leaders and other professionals to campuses across the United States for a week-long residential program of classes, seminars, workshops, lectures and informal discussions. For 35 years, the…
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