Grow Ahead Blog

Webinar | Boost Your Social and Environmental Impact by Supporting Small-Scale Farmers

Join us on February 7th to talk about the brand opportunity for regenerative agriculture from strategic marketing expert Eric J Pierce (New Hope Network); how partnering with small-scale farmers can boost your brand’s social and environmental impact from Grow Ahead’s Alex Groome; and hear from Guayaki’s Gretchen Grani about how yerba mate is regenerating rainforest and livelihoods.

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Webinar | How Agroforestry Can Boost Climate Resilience and Food Security

Join us for your lunch break for a free webinar to learn about the science behind one of the 100 leading climate solutions from agroforestry expert and Project Drawdown Senior Fellow Eric Toensmeier; the story of a leading agroforestry farm in Brazil from agroforester, businessman, and former Formula 1 racing driver Pedro Diniz; and how agroforestry can support climate resilient farms while boosting local food security for small-scale farmers from Grow Ahead’s director, Ryan Zinn Rodriguez.

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2017 Highlights: Small-Scale Farmers Cool the Planet & Nourish the World

Grow Ahead re-launched in May 2017 to support small-scale farmers address the challenge of climate change in their communities by crowdfunding for farmer-driven resiliency efforts. And thanks to you, we’ve come a long way. Here are a few highlights from 2017 that we look forward to expanding upon in 2018.

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Webinar | Creating Resilient Supply Networks: Partnering With Small-Scale Farmers

Join us on December 7 to talk about how coffee importers are supporting growers, about fair trade businesses that are working to support the resilience of smallholder farmers in their supply networks, and about how crowdfunding can support and enhance such initiatives.

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3 Reasons to Partner With Grow Ahead

Grow Ahead is supporting the global movement to boost the resilience of family farmer communities and fair trade cooperatives around the world through crowdfunding. We believe business has an important role to play—here’s how you can get involved.

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3 Ways Business Can Support Regenerative Organic Agriculture

Here’s how you can become a business that supports small farmers and the regenerative agriculture movement.

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Webinar | Combatting Climate Change and Rural Poverty: Fairtrade and Agroforestry

Join Grow Ahead and Fairtrade America to learn about how climate change is impacting small-scale producers, how fairtrade offers a solution to social and environmental issues in the cocoa and coffee industries, and how businesses and individuals can take action.

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Interview with PUR Projet: A New Approach to Carbon Offsets That Puts Farmers First

Grow Ahead talked to PUR Projet’s Director of North America, Andrew Nobrega about insetting, impact investing and how PUR Projet is designed to support small farmer livelihoods, conservation and land regeneration simultaneously.

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Grow Ahead and Coop Coffees Successfully Crowdfund Farmer-to-Farmer Training for Climate Resilience

Grow Ahead and Coop Coffees have successfully raised US$15,000 for the first Farmer-to-Farmer training of Grow Ahead’s farmer climate resiliency program.

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