Photos courtesy of Nicole Murren. View more images of
Project Amigo in her Flickr album.
It is often all too easy to disengage and forget where our food products are grown and who works to provide us with them. But by volunteering with Project Amigo, you’ll see first-hand the communities surrounding Organics Unlimited’s plantations and gain a deeper sense of gratification by giving a hand up to children and adults in less fortunate areas of Colima, Mexico.
Project Amigo is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has worked closely with the community since 1984 to promote education and empowerment as the means to help reduce poverty in the state of Colima, Mexico, where Organics Unlimited and GROW bananas are grown. With the financial support of GROW banana purchases, Project Amigo provides residents with literacy, vision, dental and hearing clinics and also helps establish children’s educational programs, scholarships and boarding homes. (more…)
Looking for a fast and easy dessert or snack that is just deliciously yummy? This recipe is the perfect combination of sweet and creamy, similar to a banana cream pie but without all the extra work. Did you ever think you would eat cheese and bananas together? With this delicious recipe, it’s a must have. Mascarpone is an Italian cheese of smooth, creamy, buttery texture that blends well with honey and caramel. Add a banana on top, and you’ll have your guests and family begging for more. (more…)