Thursday, September 04, 2008

Heifer International

A world free of hunger and poverty ...
This is your passion, your ideal future.

Believing in the power of a concentrated effort, you’ve changed your own habits and lifestyle to reflect newly found knowledge. You’ve donated time and money. You’re proud to be part of a global movement committed to ending hunger and caring for the earth.

But it is not enough to simply live the lessons.

Pass It On.

Explore the links below to deepen your own knowledge of sustainability issues. And pass the gift of this information on to your family and friends.

Ten Things You Can Do Today

Waste Not, Want Not
There are better alternatives than just throwing away those leftovers. Check out these simple tips to create less waste and help the environment too. Read more.

Grow Your Own
Regardless of your dwelling; large or small, urban or rural - find out why it's worth your while to grow your own food. Read more.

Choose Coffee with a Conscience
Read our Coffee FAQs, and be an environmentally aware consumer the next time you order that Decaf Double Shot Skinny Latte. Read more.

Think Globally; Eat Locally
Discover why eating local food is one of the most significant choices you can make for the planet and for yourself. Read more.

Help Small Farmers
How does one person deal with an issue as complex as sustainable agriculture? Each of us can take steps to help support small farmers. In doing so, we also help ourselves. Read more.

New Ideas Make a Difference
With determination and innovation, even one person like you can make lasting change in this world. Read more.

Don't Be a Drip
Did you know we use an average of 100 gallons of water a day? Check out these simple ways to cut this number down to size and make sure we leave enough fresh water on this planet for future generations. Read more.