2 results for tag: sustainable food


Organic food farming

For the past week, Mark from Khom Loy Development Foundation and Boon from the Mekong Minority Foundation have been working together with the Room to Grow team on a project to increase food production at migrant schools.   The team is working on a few pilot projects now and over the next months with a view to make small scale agriculture more efficient so that more food can be produced by schools. If they succeed, the project will improve nutrition at the programs and decrease their food costs. This week the team was busy surveying schools and getting their hands dirty assessing soil types. They also whipped up a few batches of organic fertilizer ...

Christmas gifts from R2G

This year, give a chicken for Christmas. It's the perfect gift; it doesn't need to be wrapped, it will surely surprise, and most importantly, it is guarenteed to make someone smile. This holiday season, Room to Grow is raising money to support Agape, a very special school for children on the border between Thailand and Burma. (To find out more about the project, click here.) It is a special place because although the children come from some of the worst conditions in the area, the school is full of smiles and singing and the sounds of laughter. There is no time when the children are more happy than when they are eating. Room to Grow believes that ...