Heifer International Sets Green Example

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heifer-international.jpgArkansas-based hunger relief charity, Heifer International, has begun work on a new, green-built facility.  The center aims to educate the public on world hunger and poverty issues that many times go hand-in-hand with environmental problems.

The 16,000 square foot education building is phase two of three for Heifer’s Headquarters in Little Rock. Exhibits will include sustainable farming and natural storm-water management techniques.

Phase one of the project has already garnered the highest level of certification, LEED Platinum, by the U.S. Green Building Council for its outstanding environmental efforts. Phase two will adhere to green building standards set by Green Globes.

Source: Northwest Arkansas’ News Source

Tag(s): Food, Green Building


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