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Eighth Wonder is featured in the Fall 2016 issue of the Stanford Social Innovation Review's Profiles of Innovative Work. Dowload the article here.

VIDEO: Heirloom Rice: People, Place Purpose.  Heirloom rice in the Cordillera is “a win, win, win, win situation” --for the farmers, their culture, the preservation of the terraces and for the Philippines.  

Mary Hensley and Vicky Garcia, Cordillera Heirloom Rice Project founders, are featured in the article "Women who moved mountains" in the October-December 2014 issue of Rice Today Magazine. Read it here.

In his book 1493, Charles Mann cites Eighth Wonder and RICE, Inc. as a "ray of light" for the Cordillera rice terraces.

The Provincial Government of Ifugao awarded a Certificate of Recognition to the Rice Terraces Farmers Cooperative (RTFC) as a producer of an Ifugao certified product. The RFTC is our coop partner in Ifugao.

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Eighth Wonder...
more than a business

Eighth Wonder, Inc. is a socially responsible business that is importing select varieties of heirloom rice from the famed mountain terraces of the Philippine.

Eighth Wonder operates in more than 18 communities, directly supporting sustainable agriculture and socio-economic development. We are furthering the model of fair trade to include farmers as full economic partners in this international business.

Together we are building a bridge between the centuries-old tradition of growing rice and the economic opportunities of the 21st century.

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