Aquin Tree Distribution

Aquin Tree Distribution

This post is beautifully written by Amanda Kuehl, who is working alongside us in Haiti for 3 months with her husband & son (Darryl & Kodiak). Photo credit belongs to Amanda as well. Driving out of Port Au Prince and into Aquin plays like a romantic movie out...
Restoring & Rebuilding After Hurricane Matthew

Restoring & Rebuilding After Hurricane Matthew

What Haiti needs now more than ever is aid done well – here are 5 ways to do that. As you make your decision on giving, we hope you choose an organization with feet in Haiti every day and one that promotes empowerment of helping Haitians do for themselves rather than the condescension of doing for them.

Women’s Equality

Women’s Equality

After nearly 100 years of fighting to have a voice, the United States granted women the right to vote in 1920. This movement was beautifully peaceful. It is important to me to carry on this spirit as we fight for human rights here in Haiti. The ratification of the...
Meet Michael

Meet Michael

Meet Michael, the newest member of the Harvest107 team! You may recognize him from our very first Periscope where we showed you our newest planter design. Well, he is the guy who designed them! Michael is a designer and website developer from Kent, England. (Yes, we...

2 Years!

Wednesday, November 25 marks 2 whole years as a non-profit organization! Be sure to check in with us each day this week – we have some exciting things to...
The Anomaly | Kervens

The Anomaly | Kervens

There is a lot of training that needs to take place before a microfarm is set to leave in the hands of our partners without us checking in on a regular basis. We want success for them! So, we make sure that we are there to hold their hand through the process, until...
October Update: Growing Sustainable

October Update: Growing Sustainable

Sustainability can’t be like some sort of a moral sacrifice or political dilemma or a philanthropical cause. It has to be a design challenge. – Bjarke Ingels WATER In times of drought, the whole country suffers. We pray for rain. We understand what our...
World Food Day | the hungriest people in the world

World Food Day | the hungriest people in the world

“We can indeed eliminate the scourge of hunger in our lifetime.” – Jose Graziano da Silva | Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations | According to the data shown in the report (link above), Haiti has the HIGHEST percentage of its population that is undernourished.

An expression of hope | Joy Phenix’s Blog

An expression of hope | Joy Phenix’s Blog

We recently had the Phenix family use their kids’ school fall break to join Harvest107 as guests/volunteers in Haiti. It was an absolute dream getting to share our work with them! Here’s what Joy had to say about their experience: Source: An expression of...
Every Summer Has a Story

Every Summer Has a Story

The story of our summer was chaos, which is a common theme here in Haiti. You see it on the roads, in the filing systems of government and elsewhere. Yet, the struggle oflife here is so real that chaos is almost welcomed, as it means that life is moving about. As...
Meet Daniel

Meet Daniel

In honor of Haitian Agriculture Day, we want to introduce you to our friend, and resident agronom, Daniel. He is also an excellent bass player. (So you know he and Gary, our Exective Director, hit it off immediately.) We met Daniel shortly after planting the initial...
Meet Jimmy

Meet Jimmy

We would like to introduce you to Jimmy. Who is Jimmy? Jimmy is greatly respected (and equally feared) among the community of street children in Port au Prince, Haiti. He runs Zanfan Lakay, a home of 83 former street children. These children, who once had no one...

Tip of the Week: 2/15 – 2/21 2015

image 1 – Never be afraid to get creative with your space. We used old wheelbarrows as temporary planters until melon is ready to transplant. image 2- Germinate seeds on a wet napkin (in a bag or sealed container) for a few days to avoid planting...
Rooftop Exansion Update

Rooftop Exansion Update

The new seedlings are growing fast! We got some of them transplanted into the new expansion this past week. The lettuce plants that produced so much for the orphanage are seeding, which is great news! That means that we got to teach them how to harvest the seeds. We...
Go Big or Go Home

Go Big or Go Home

Things have been a little crazy here in Haiti the past week or so with political demonstrations and transportation strikes. It has made getting out to get supplies difficult. But, the rooftop expansion is in full swing and we are excited to share the progress with you!

Join us in Haiti

Join us in Haiti

We are back in Haiti! We are often asked “Why Haiti?” and while the need here is fairly well known since the 2010 earthquake, we are inviting you to join us on this journey! See for yourself how we are transforming lives in this country by following along...