Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems

A Blog for and about Funders Focused on Health and the Environment
What can six funder groups learn by exploring without focusing on their narrow issue boundaries? A lot! In this blog post, a recap of the December 2013 San Joaquin Valley funder tour in California.
This blog post takes a look at how philanthropy can leverage Divest-Invest principles, which encourage divesting assets from fossil fuels and investing in clean energy and sustainable practices and products, in order to support a cleaner, healthier future.
HEFN Program Manager Ramtin Arablouei attended the 2013 Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders (SAFSF) 2013 Forum between June 25-27. He summarizes his takeaways on health, the environment, fracking, and movement building from the Forum in this blog...
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Christine James came to the John Merck Fund in 2008, after 20+ years working for small, community-based human service and environmental nonprofit organizations in Maine and Massachusetts.

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