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Whole Planet Travels to Paraguay

By Steve Wanta, July 11, 2009  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Steve Wanta
On this leg of his trip through South America, Steve explores Paraguay and opportunities for building a microcredit program in the country where Whole Foods Market sources its organic sugar cane.  Steve experiences the hospitality of folks who remember Phillip Sansone, Executive Director of the Whole Planet Foundation, from his days as a Peace Corps volunteer in Paraguay over 30 years ago.




Mariana becerra says ...
Hi My name is Mariana becerra i have a company that have a very special proyect in the mountains of Perú that works with solar ovens, i will like if u travel to peru to contact me to show you my proyect and how hole foods can support this idea. Regards, Mariana
07/13/2009 11:03:42 PM CDT
Vince says ...
Great report! Looking forward to seeing the Argentinean report. Question...... how much partying did you do in Paraguay..... I would make a great assistant/cameraman/bag-boy... lol! !Te via bien! !Bendiciones! Ciao! -V
07/14/2009 10:46:47 AM CDT
molly says ...
I am searching for a place to buy sugar cane. I used to buy it back in Iowa at a super market in Mason City. it was a great sweet treat, but since moving to Nv, I havent been able to find a place that sells it. It came in 6-12 inch lengths and was so good!! anyone know where I can get this even if I have to order online and wait for it to arrive?
11/08/2009 6:05:27 PM CST