Climate change got you down? We understand. Why not lift yourself up with this brand new TEDx talk from our Founder and Director of Strategic Growth, Florence Reed? In this video, Florence Reed explains how the solution to climate change is right under our feet.
Shortly after receiving an MFA in Creative Writing from Northern Michigan University, Robin McCarthy returned to Maine and joined our communications team. Welcome, Robin!
This week, Robin is in Belize facilitating a staff storytelling training. Following the training, she’ll be visiting partner families in Otoxha, Belize and getting fully immersed in our program.
The Robinson Fresh® organics brand, Tomorrow’s® Organics, has made a three-year commitment to family growers in Central America!
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations says giving women the same access as men to agricultural resources could increase production on women's farms in developing countries by 20 to 30 percent. This could raise total agricultural production in developing countries by 2.5 to 4 percent and alleviate the hunger of 100 to 150 million people.
We see every year how access to agricultural resources help women. Right now, a third of our program partners are women with entrepreneurial spirits who are farming to help their families survive while achieving their ambitions and becoming leaders in their communities to help “pay it forward.”
Florence Reed presented on sustainable farming's necessity to a healthy future at the One Health Summit in Davos, Switzerland.
Do y'all know Food Tank? If not, you should! Their mission is to build a global community for safe, healthy, nourished eaters. One part of their mission is to create space for dialogue surrounding food issues--a space that our president and founder, Florence Reed, dove into today with her article, "No, It Does Not Take All Kinds of Farming to Feed the World."