Grow Ahead Blog

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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Webinar | Strategies and Perspectives On How to Scale up Regenerative Organic Agriculture

On this webinar, you’ll hear from three leaders in the regenerative organic agriculture industry on market, policy and farmer perspectives and strategies for scaling up regenerative organic agriculture, with a focus on small-scale farmers.

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Dr. Bronner’s to Host Regenerative Organic Agriculture Cocktail Hour and Launch Two New Products at Expo East

Grow Ahead will speak at Dr. Bronner’s Regenerative Organic Agriculture Cocktail Hour at Expo East in Baltimore, MD.

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Climate Change: Voices of Small Producers

Fairtrade standards promote sustainable development through sound agricultural practices that guide farmers in mitigating climate change.

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Standing with Small-Scale Farmers: An Interview with Fair World Project’s Dana Geffner

Small farmers produce over 70 percent of the world’s food on one-quarter of the planet’s farmland. This may not be possible for much longer. With the pressure of globalization, unjust competition, lack of access to information and changing climate patterns, small-scale farmers around the world are struggling to sustain their livelihoods. So, what can each…

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Climate, Carbon and Coffee: An Interview with Cooperative Coffees

Ever wondered what climate change and your daily cup of coffee have in common? Recent research reveals that 50 percent of current coffee regions will no longer be suitable for production by 2050 due to climate change. Grow Ahead interviewed Monika Firl, Cooperative Coffees’ Director of Sustainability, to get to the bottom of what work is being done to address this looming crisis.

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Invest in the Future of Food (& Coffee)!

Through organic and regenerative farming practices, small-scale farmers are able to feed 70% of the world’s people on just a fraction of the land. These small-scale farmers are the heart of our global food system (not to mention the source of your daily cup of coffee).

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