Tagged: heifer interantional

Heifer Plans New England Farm Sale

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/27/2017 12:00 am

It’s probably inside baseball meaningful mostly to the Heifer International crowd, but the nonprofit, based in Little Rock, is looking to sell its 270-acre Heifer Farm in Rutland, Massachusetts, 61 miles west of Boston.

Giving Guide: Heifer International

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/16/2017 12:02 am

For more than 70 years, Heifer International has provided livestock and training in sustainable agriculture to improve the lives of those who struggle daily for reliable sources of food and income.

31 Cool Things To Do in Metro Little Rock

by Metro Little Rock Staff 10/6/2017 12:20 am

An eclectic guide to the best activities and attractions in and around Metro Little Rock.

Fill Your Kitchen with Seasonal Produce from New South CSA Shares

by Jess Ardrey 9/28/2017 12:52 am

Get ready for loads of local, sustainably sourced produce for the fall season.

Heifer's Inaugural Urban Farm Fest Set for June 8

by Jess Ardrey 5/12/2017 8:48 am

Get ready for a casual night of food and fun down on the farm.

Heifer International

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 11/2/2016 12:00 am

For more than 70 years, Heifer International has provided livestock and environmentally sound agricultural training to improve the lives of those who struggle daily for reliable sources of food and income.

Bob Bloom, Heifer International (Nonprofit Organization CFO of the Year Finalist)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/24/2016 12:00 am

Bob Bloom is the CFO of global nonprofit Heifer International, which works to end hunger and poverty through community development. He has been in his current position for five years.

Heifer International Goes Beyond Hunger with Annual Feast in the Field

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 5/24/2016 5:07 pm

Known for offering resources to in-need families all over the world, Heifer uses this event to highlight its programs supporting local farms here in our own backyard.

The Onion Namechecks Heifer International in Warren Buffett Parody

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/28/2015 12:00 am

Heifer International, based in Little Rock, got The Onion treatment earlier this month when the parody online pub posted a commentary “by” billionaire investor Warren Buffett headlined “When I Die, My Entire Fortune Will Be Donated To Charity, Except The $40 Billion I Will Have Buried With Me.”

New Heifer Position An Effort to Respond to Donors, Provide Accountability

by Jan Cottingham 6/15/2015 12:00 am

A year after Heifer International CEO Pierre Ferrari told Arkansas Business about the nonprofit’s increased emphasis on measuring its impact, Heifer has created and filled a position to do exactly that.

Get Your Tickets to the Sixth Annual Hat Club Crawfish Salute

by Bethany Nicholson 4/22/2015 9:19 am

A few words of advice? Come hungry.

River Rail Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Free Streetcar Rides

by Jess Ardrey 11/20/2014 8:36 am

The Central Arkansas Transit Authority knows how to party, people.

Shannon Boshears Accepts Dual Roles at Pulaski Tech College, Foundation

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/3/2014 12:00 am

Shannon Boshears will lead fundraising efforts for the Pulaski Technical College Foundation, the fundraising and private gift-receiving agency for the college.

Get Fresh Produce and Support Local Farmers Through CSA Program

by Jess Ardrey 8/13/2014 8:30 am

Foodshed Farms and Heifer International will continue to bring organic, local food right to you this fall. Find out how to get your piece of the kale pie.

No Decline in Donations to Heifer Since Downgrade

by Jan Cottingham 6/16/2014 12:00 am

Only extremely conscientious donors and people inside the nonprofit world likely noticed that Charity Navigator, a charities rating organization, downgraded Heifer International’s three-star (out of four) rating to two as of July 1, 2013.

Sustainability as a Business Strategy (Nancy Landrum Commentary)

by Nancy Landrum 3/17/2014 12:00 am

Sustainability in business is, at its core, about returning to old-fashioned business values: knowing your customers and neighbors, frugality and efficiency, doing the right thing and being accountable for your actions.

5 Ways to Make Your Outings Memorable

by Sydney Phillips and Sam Smith 10/15/2012 12:00 am

It’s time to move on from the ho-hum company picnic and give your employees an experience they’ll take back to work.

Discover Arkansas: Central Arkansas

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/11/2011 12:00 am

At the heart of Arkansas you’ll find the capital city of Little Rock. The hub of the city is the downtown area, which is thriving with restaurants, art galleries, museums, shops, bars and fine hotels. State government, medical, banking and financial centers and statewide media have also made their home in the area.

Serving Globally, Living Locally: Heifer International's Jo Luck Reflects on Her Passion for Her State

by Jennifer Pyron 8/1/2008 12:00 am

From Rwanda, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Vietnam to Ecuador, Nicaragua and Nepal, Jo Luck lends her humanitarian hand to communities in need around the world. But at the end of the day, her favorite place in the world is the balcony of her Little Rock home overlooking the Arkansas River.