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.
Growing up on a farm in Haiti, I saw my father working very hard but having a difficult time making a good living. I eventually realized that he was working without any technical support, and I decided to study agronomy so that I could provide that support to other farmers.Read More about Transforming Agroforestry in Haiti
On Earth Day, we are reminded of the saying by Confucius: “If your plan is for one year, plant rice. If your plan is for ten years, plant trees. If your plan is for one hundred years, educate children.” At PRODEV: Progress and Development, we are planning for the future by educating Haiti’s children and by planting trees.Read More about Planning for One Hundred Years: Planting Trees and Educating Children in Haiti
Haiti is over 95% deforested, largely due to the population’s reliance on charcoal as the primary cooking fuel. Finding a sustainable alternative cooking fuel that is accessible and affordable for residential and commercial use is a top priority not only in the effort to slow the deforestation...Read More about Sustainable Ecological Business Development in Haiti
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