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How Galápagos Island Farmers Are Protecting Their Paradise
A woman and her son crouch next to a watermelon in their greenhouse.

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How Galápagos Island Farmers Are Protecting Their Paradise

Alongside the local government, Heifer Ecuador is working with Galápagos Island farmers to build a sustainable food system for one of the...

Food Smart, Climate Smart: 4 Ways Heifer Promotes Sustainable Food Around the World
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Food Smart, Climate Smart: 4 Ways Heifer Promotes Sustainable Food Around the World

Feeding the world's 7.9 billion people is no small task. Around the globe, Heifer promotes farming processes that increase production, build...

The Real Value of Water
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The Real Value of Water

Water is the foundation on which farmers everywhere grow food, raise animals, earn income and keep their families healthy — surviving on it in...

What is Regenerative Agriculture?
A woman kneels in a grassy field, holding soil in her hands, as a herd of cows stands behind her.

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What is Regenerative Agriculture?

Regenerative agriculture means stewarding the land to create a balanced ecosystem in which the cycles of nature work symbiotically and freely.

No More Praying for Rain: Well Brings Water to Nepal’s Waterless
A Nepali woman wearing a bright yellow shawl waters her vegetables with a hose.

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No More Praying for Rain: Well Brings Water to Nepal’s Waterless

Like many smallholder farmers in Nepal, Tara Devi Mahato depended on unreliable rainfall to irrigate her crops. Now, thanks to Heifer Nepal and a...

One Year After Hurricanes Battered Honduras, a Resilient Beekeeper Rebuilds
A Honduran man wearing a mask and blue shirt stands by his carpentry workshop.

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One Year After Hurricanes Battered Honduras, a Resilient Beekeeper Rebuilds

One year ago, two hurricanes battered Honduras, decimating the agricultural assets many Heifer Honduras farmers depended on for income. That was...

Biogas in Bihar, India: Harnessing the Power of Poop
An Indian woman in orange dress mixes a large pot of animal dung and water in her yard.

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Biogas in Bihar, India: Harnessing the Power of Poop

In India’s Bihar state, the process of drying animal dung for fuel is common — but harmful. Thanks to Heifer India installing a biogas unit in...

Rising Up to Meet the Challenge
A Guatemalan woman with a bright orange vest stands holding a shovel in a forest, working with a team to reduce forest fire risk.

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Rising Up to Meet the Challenge

Five years ago, the women of San Antonio las Cuevas in Guatemala stepped forward to prepare their community for natural disasters. And when two...

Regenerative Agriculture Is Transforming Heifer Ranch Into the Garden of Eden
Regenerative Agriculture Is Transforming Heifer Ranch Into the Garden of Eden.

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Regenerative Agriculture Is Transforming Heifer Ranch Into the Garden of Eden

Donna Kilpatrick is putting her expertise to work as the manager and land steward of Heifer Ranch, a 1,200-acre working farm in Perryville, just 40...

Growing Smarter: How Technology Improves Yields and Changes Lives
Growing Smarter: How Technology Improves Yields and Changes Lives.

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Growing Smarter: How Technology Improves Yields and Changes Lives

As we’ve become more aware of the finite nature of the Earth’s resources, the way we understand farming has changed, too. With the right...