Alter EcoNourishing Foodie, Farmer and Field

  Can you believe it’s that time of the year again? Thanksgiving, a time for family gatherings, eating until your pants don’t button, food coma-induced naps and football watching on the sofa and filling your fridge with leftovers that inevitably end up in the trashcan. Why do we use Thanksgiving as an excuse to be […]

  From red and green to purple and orange, there are so many healthy options when it comes to fresh fruits, vegetables and  grains. Including a wide selection of each into your daily diet will increase the amount and variety of vitamins and minerals that you can benefit from. Such an intake offers health benefits […]

Last month, I had the privilege of visiting the Surin Rice Farm Co-operative in Surin, Thailand. Alter Eco has been in relationship with the farmers that comprise the Surin Rice Farmers Co-Operative for over 10 years. They are a group of warm-hearted, hospitable, affable people. Sompoi and her staff welcomed Kate Tierney and I with […]

Earlier this month, Kate Tierney, Alter Eco Vice President of Sales, and Kara Powis, AE Director of Organizational Development, were honored to venture back to Thailand, 5 years after our first visit. A wonderful group of Whole Foods Markets Team Member Volunteers were there and anxious to meet Alter Eco’s rice partners in Eastern Thailand […]