Along the left bank of the Mississippi River, something exciting is brewing. The river itself is a marvel, a super-charged vehicle for commerce, transportation and agriculture. And the land surrounding it? Some of the richest soil in the world.
Innovation and collaboration in America’s agricultural heartland are protecting the environment – and the future of rural communities
September 27, 2022
In Arizona, farmers are exploring how drought-resistant guayule can help agriculture survive - and sustain the region’s water supply
September 15, 2022
Artisanal fishers in the Yucatán Peninsula are embracing sustainable fishing to protect the oceans – and their communities
September 9, 2022
An evaluation of the Walton Family Foundation’s Covid response offers lessons in the opportunities and challenges of emergency funding
September 8, 2022
New research reveals the depth of the mental health crisis among our youth. Before it gets worse, we must listen, learn and lead on solutions to help
August 31, 2022
A new study finds diverse, community-level friendships can help low-income children become upwardly mobile
It's not what you gather in life, but what you scatter in life, that tells the kind of life you have lived.
Helen Walton's favorite saying
February 8, 2021The foundation will support innovation, new ideas and — above all — community-led change