Grow Ahead Blog
Grow Ahead has launched a campaign to support the development of an agroecology center in Paraguay in partnership with La Via Campesina. We are raising $20,000 to train dozens of farmers, including 37 agroecology university students, and support the establishment of an aquaculture training program and other agroecological activities.Read More
Vasantha Kumari, from the Amrita Bhoomi agroecology center in south India recently received a scholarship from Grow Ahead for her work on the conservation of local seeds. Here’s the latest update.Read More
We’re on a mission to support 100,000 small-scale farmers tackle climate change in their communities. Interested? Join us. We’re looking for passionate individuals to join our board of directors.Read More
Founded in 2000 by 62 farmers who wanted to change how coffee was grown, Cafe Organico Marcala (COMSA) is now comprised of over 300 members, many of whom belong to the Lenca indigenous peoples, bringing traditional sustainable farming practices to the fore. Now internationally recognized as innovators in organic practices—from carbon sequestration, and coffee drying…Read More
In the fall of 2017, Grow Ahead successfully crowdfunded a farmer-to-farmer training in Nicaragua. The training brought together more than twenty farmers and participants from around the world, mostly coffee farmers from Central and South America. Ryan Zinn caught up with one of the participants, José Fernando Reyes of Norandino Cooperative in Peru, to hear more.Read More
This Earth Day, discover the potential of Fair Trade, small-scale farmers and agroforestry to regreen the earth, tackle climate change and create a fair and equitable food system.
Celebrate Earth Day by joining us for a webinar to meet women from around the world who are leading the regeneration of agriculture and nurturing the next generation of farmers.Read More