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National Sustainable Agriculture Standard=LEO-4000-Pilot and Public Comment Period

Posted in High Impact Partnerships, Nonprofit Partners, Supporters | by Leonardo Academy, Tuesday, April 21st, 2015, Tags: , , , ,

                    National Sustainable Agriculture Standard (LEO-4000) Moves Closer   to Completion as Second Public Comment Period…

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Forgiveness on a Rwandan Farm

  This is my friend Maria. She is one of the 18,000 people that live in Ruli, Rwanda, and she is tall, beautiful, and kind,…

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Miles of Trees: Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities

Dear Fellow members of 1% For The Planet: Our Miles of Trees fund raising campaign is already in full swing for the season! It’s only…

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Organic Agricultural Training Center “Nouvo Te” in Les Cayes, Haiti

Dear friends, colleagues, do-gooders! CDi – Community Development International is in the process of establishing a working sustainable educational farm “Nouvo Te” Farm in Les…

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Building Resilience: Beekeeping in the Paso del Istmo

by Richard Joyce Paso Pacifico Meliponiculture Intern A lean man past middle age, Francisco Cerda still goes to work most days of the week at a…

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Take Care of our Children’s Nutrition Today and They Will Take Care of the Food System Tomorrow

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by emily@chefannfoundation.org, Friday, February 27th, 2015, Tags: , , , , ,

It may be an old and well-worn maxim, but nevertheless it remains true: our children are our planet’s future.  The kindergarteners of today’s world will…

4th California Climate & Agriculture Network Summit

Posted in Events, Nonprofit Partners | by Nikki.Durivage, Tuesday, September 30th, 2014, Tags: , , , , ,

Authored by Julie Jehly, Development Associate   California Climate & Agriculture Network (CalCAN) is a coalition of organic and sustainable agriculture organizations that serves as the…

Give Wheat a Chance with Step Forward Paper

Posted in Media Partners, Nonprofit Partners | by Nikki.Durivage, Tuesday, June 10th, 2014, Tags: , , ,

“At Step Forward Paper, we proudly support and are an active member of 1% for the Planet. Each year, we give back by donating 1%…

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Sweet Success for Beekeeping in the Himalayas

By Nima Sherpa Okhreni village lies in one of the biggest district of Nepal known as Sindhupalchok District. After meeting with villagers there, Aythos learned…

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Local. Sustainable. Artisanal: Biochar & Biochar BBQ Briquettes from New Earth Farm / CDi

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by matthias@cd-international.org, Thursday, April 3rd, 2014, Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Dear members of 1% For The Planet: Today we would like to share with you some news and background to an exciting project currently in…