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AeroFarms: Local Farming for Global Impact

AeroFarms is revolutionizing agriculture. It’s on a mission to “combat our global food crisis by leveraging our patented technology and farming locally”.  How? Since 2004, AeroFarms has been operating vertical indoor farms. So what is a vertical farm? As The Good Times … Continue reading

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Farmers Become Teachers and Villages Become Classrooms

How can farmers become teachers and villages become classrooms? Quite easily and naturally in Nepal. Because they know the land and environment intimately, local farmers and villagers in eastern Nepal are helping to identify and preserve the country’s immense variety of flora … Continue reading

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One Man’s Big Heart Is Saving Lives

Those of you who know a bit about sailing will appreciate how difficult the Vendée Globe yacht race is. It’s a non-stop race around the world, sailed solo, without assistance, and it takes place every four years. This year’s race began … Continue reading

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“Out of Adversity Comes Empathy”

“Out of adversity comes empathy”. Out of empathy came the idea and implementation in Japan of an initiative to assist young people who survived the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami that struck the country in March of 2011. That initiative is BEYOND … Continue reading

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LearnMoney to Promote Financial Literacy

Why is it that most high schools don’t teach financial literacy? Most young people who go to school take classes in math or economics, but many don’t know the first thing about how money works in the world, how to earn or … Continue reading