Research

Investing in Fertile Minds Agriculture is complex and ever changing—we’re fortunate to be able to work with some of the best and brightest minds in the industry. Through partnerships with students at select institutions in the United States, our programs benefit from research insights and instructional support. At the same time, university students gain valuable,…

Sustainable Giving

One Obstacle, Many Solutions The root of the malnutrition problem in Haiti is the farmers’ inability to supply sufficient food to feed their families. In response, PIA’s Family Assistance Program empowers families with children in the [malnutrition program] with training and agricultural starter packages. Men are being provided tools and seeds, and women are being…

Education

Centre de Formation Fritz Lafontant (CFFL) A community vocational school in Corporant, Haiti, CFFL offers degrees in three main areas with the greatest application and demand in the area: agriculture, construction, and woodworking. Each course of study is multi-faceted and includes business practices and ethics as well as skills training. Built in 2012, CFFL was…

Economic Opportunity

Making a Living, Making a Life Our farms have a tri-fold role of educating, feeding, and now, generating income for Haitians and for extending the reach of our programs. Individuals and families can utilize portions of our land or replicate these programs on their own land to provide economically viable produce and livestock. The following…

Food

Growing Food, Growing Children Started in 2004 with plantings of banana trees, corn, beans, vegetables, and fruit trees, the farm at Corporant originally provided produce for hospitals, schools, and clinics. Later, considering the gravity of malnutrition in the region, our farms transitioned to focus on food medications, specifically: Nourimanba, a peanut-based mixture with minerals and…

Growing School Gardens

What does FOOD security mean today for families in different homes and in so many far away countries? For those of us who work in Haiti where food is a daily challenge, what we have done, and what we are choosing to do is make food a priority – not just for one day, but…

Good to the Last Drop

Good to the Last Drop! Sip, sip, sip —- AHHHHHHHHHH nothing like that delicious first cup of coffee every morning. Now, thanks to our own coffee beans from Bois Joli and Morne Michel – that morning cup of brew will taste even better!   That’s right, our coffee beans will be sold with other gourmet coffee…

Christmas Giving

BRING JOY TO THE WORLD and JOY, hope, and happiness to needy families in HAITI.  JOY to every Haitian means one, or maybe two meals a day. JOY to the children is not stockings filled with toys, but the opportunity to go to school. JOY to the farmer means having seeds, tools ,and trees to plant so he can feed…

After the Fire: Renewal, Recovery, and Resilience

Dear Friends and Supporters, Many of you know Partners In Agriculture, with your wonderful and continued support, operates three farms, a Family Security Program, and a cutting edge vocational school, CFFL. Several of you have written or called to ask me how things are going and what is happening after the fire that devastated our beautiful farm…