Journey of the Roses


Kroger’s master floral designers craft the Garland of Roses, the prize given to the winning thoroughbred at the Kentucky Derby with Rainforest Alliance Certified "Freedom Roses," making a direct, positive impact for farming communities in Colombia, as well as helping reduce water consumption and pesticide use, and adopting climate-friendly agriculture practices.

Dispatch from African Tea Convention & Exhibition: Kenya’s sustainable tea farming vision

The East African Tea Trade Association (EATTA) held its third African Tea Convention and Exhibition (ATCE) event in Nairobi in May. Among the 20 international speakers and hundreds of participants were the Rainforest Alliance’s Per Bogstad, Senior Manager, Markets Transformation UK, Ireland and India, and Joseph Cameron Booth, Coordinator, Markets Transformation.