Organic foods are becoming more popular every year in the US. But when it comes to basic commodity grains like corn and soy, American farmers have been slow to go organic, so imports are meeting the demand.
Pomegranate Kitchen is an organization in Wellington, New Zealand’s capital city, that employs women refugees. They provide catering services — from light snacks and office lunches to sit-down dinners and large celebrations.
Today, the group has 61 members — women who are HIV-positive, widows, single mothers, women who face domestic abuse, former abductees who lost their limbs or still live with bullet wounds and women whose children were abducted during the conflict, with some of them never returning.