1. 2014-11-26 Penny discovered her passion for helping the poor while flying to Latin America as an American Airlines flight attendant. IN the nine years since she founded Miracles in Action, a non-profit, Naples, FL based charity, Penny has coordinated the construction of 46 rural schools, 20 village water...
  2. 2014-11-26 Eric Toensmeier is the award-winning author of Paradise Lot and Perennial Vegetables, and the co-author of Edible forest Gardens. He is an appointed lecturer at Yale University and an international trainer presenting in English and Spanish in the US, Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, and the Caribbean....
  3. 2014-11-26 Sjoerd is a Soil Management Specialist in the Crop Management Extension Group at Penn State University. His work concentrates on sustainable intensification using conservation agriculture. He has helped destitute youth in Kenya start a hay baling business using appropriate technologies and is...
  4. 2014-11-26 David is an architect and spent many years leading design teams working on healthcare projects. Since 2002 he as been a member of OMF International, the Singapore-based mission agency with a vision for indigenous biblical church movements among the peoples of East Asia. David is OMF's Creation...
  5. 2014-11-26 Brent is an extension professor of International Horticulture at the University of Kentucky. He has worked for 33 years in small farm extension and research, 15 of which were in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Thailand, and Myanmar. He most recently worked as Agriculture Program Director with the NGO...
  6. 2014-12-30 Plantingconnections: Learning from local seed systemsand fosteringcommunity seed exchange.
  7. 2014-12-30 THE SWEET SPOT: Bringing together sustainabledevelopment, animal agriculture, and ecologicalrestoration
  8. 2014-12-31 Toxic synthetic chemicals such as pesticides and pharmaceutical residues are a major threat to drinking water safety worldwide. Unfortunately, major international water development initiatives focus exclusively on microbial pathogens (the most immediate threat to health) while neglecting...
  9. 2014-11-26 Sara Lanier, author of Foreign to Familiar: A Guide to Hot and Cold Climate Cultures, which has been published in eleven languages, grew up in the Middle East and has served in Europe for 20 years as a trainer and consultant with NGOs and other cross-cultural workers. She is with University of...