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Stories and news from the ground up.

Learn more about our latest news, project updates and impact stories from the field.

April 24, 2018

Dawson College sets new standard for campus sustainability in partnership with Taking Root

Garden of Peace We are proud to have Dawson College as a partner that has been...

March 26, 2018

Presenting Taking Root’s Model to the United Nations

Can smallholders become the core of Nicaragua’s new reforestation strategy? March 26, 2018 Rome, Italy – This...

September 6, 2017

The cold call that changed Taking Root’s history

Taking Root’s 1st international partner visits Nicaraguan program A Story by Taking Root’s Executive Director, Kahlil Baker...

May 4, 2017

Taking Root Partners with Thermotech Combustion!

A powerful link is made between an industrial combustion specialist and a tree planting organization It’s...

April 18, 2017

Taking Root takes it all the way to prime time television!

Taking Root Feature: CBC April 18, 2017 We are very excited to announce that on Sunday, April...

February 7, 2017

2017 Katerva Award

Taking Root has been selected as a finalist for the Katerva Award in the Economy category...

June 3, 2016

Taking Root Earns the Rainforest Alliance Verified Mark for its Community and Environment Benefits

We are happy to announce that Rainforest Alliance has just provided independent verification of Taking Root’s...

May 10, 2016

Making Green Charcoal in Nicaragua

Diaries of an Industrial Combustion Specialist My wife and I fell in love with Nicaragua. And...

November 14, 2015

‘Carbon insetting’ – how companies can fight climate change while strengthening their value chain

New study reveals how Taking Root’s reforestation program can create measurable social benefits for smallholder farmers...

October 14, 2015

Board of Directors Update: October 2015

Taking Root’s new president is a man with a mission. “I believe in our work and...

August 26, 2015

Taking Root Wins Monitoring Award from Rainforest Alliance’s Eco-Index

The Rainforest Alliance’s Eco-Index honoured Taking Root with the award for best monitoring and evaluation this...

November 12, 2013

Project Update: Expansion to Somoto, Nicaragua

Taking Root is Expanding! To accommodate for the growing demand for our community based offsets, this...