Sourcing local ingredients among area farmers and producers is very important to me. Even as a young child, I spent my time shopping at the farmer’s market with my grandmother and fishing and lobstering with my family near the New Jersey shore.
On any given day in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, you can count on your fingers the number of runners training in the street. They are a rare and impressive sight: dodging traffic and weaving past pedestrians and street vendors, finding their footing amid potholes and debris. They are a testament to Haiti’s small but growing running community.Read More about Breaking Barriers, One Race at a Time
This weekend, Urban Zen will host an event showcasing the work of Haitian artisans in the Hamptons, which will include items crafted by artisans from Papillon Enterprise.
In the three years following the devastating 7.0-magnitude earthquake that rocked Haiti to its core, we've watched additional natural disasters repeatedly take their toll on the fragile...Read More about Minutes Matter: Haiti Deserves Better Weather Forecasting Three Years After the Quake
As a Haitian American, growing up in Haiti was challenging, exciting, and extremely humbling. From a young age you are aware of the differences of the class system and the extreme realities of those less fortunate. But the experience of growing up in Haiti makes you strong, makes you resilient, and makes you...Read More about What I've Learned Since Returning to Haiti
In 2012, we reached new milestones across our programs including: improving access to pediatric medicines in the developing world, increasing incomes for smallholder farmers in Africa, bringing new investment opportunity to Haiti, continuing to expand our climate change work to cities around the world, and reducing beverage calories in schools across the United States...Read More about How You Helped Build a Better World in 2012
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