Home cooking was the norm for most urban Indonesian households during the 1990s: eating out was considered a luxury. Choices of processed and frozen foods in supermarkets were limited or [...]
“Don’t we want to democratize fair trade? Don’t we want fair trade to be more than a white,middle-class movement? Don’t we wan ...
You have an itch to launch a social enterprise. And you think your idea is potentially world-changing. But you don’t know where to begin. Coming up ...
Here at SocialEarth, I have had the opportunity to write about two important movies that deserve some recognition, The Beautiful Truth and FOOD, Inc. ...
Recently I highlighted the Top 5 Finalists of Staples/Ashoka Youth Social Entrepreneur Competition. Now, here is the winner! Team Pachamama of Tepeolulco, Mexico took home the $5,000 grand prize for [...]
You may know the Fort Collins, Colorado-based brewery by its Fat Tire amber ale, Skinny Dip beer, or Mothership Wit organic wheat beer, but take a look past the glass [...]
I sat down with my friend last week and we started discussing sustainability, organic food and the book, In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan (the author of An Omnivores [...]
Now that it is officially summer and FOOD, Inc. has just been released to theaters (and everyone who has seen it won’t ever eat commercial agriculture again), I would like [...]
What if you could turn off one little square on your computer monitor? The Black Pixel Project by Greenpeace does exactly that (and saves a little energy and money in [...]
I recently got the chance to speak with Jolkona Foundation’s inspirational Executive Director and co-founder Adnan Mahmud. Adnan is a very busy man, besides the executive responsibilities at Jolkona Foundation, and [...]
Poverty around the world is tragic for anyone to endure, but for children the suffering is especially heartbreaking. Plan is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that focuses its support on children [...]
United Prosperity, an online platform which empowers struggling entrepreneurs in developing countries via loan guarantees, relaunched their website recently with some exciting new features. Here is an overview: 1.) Entrepreneur [...]