Smallholder farmers are at the heart of our business model
We currently support and source from more than 150+ smallholder families at our flagship site in Butajira, Ethiopia. GreenPath has accelerated its growth since 2017 and looks forward to establishing roots at additional Ethiopian and East African sites soon.
Wherever we work, we believe that smallholder farms can and should work better for farmers, for the environment, and for our global food systems.
Meet some of our partner farmers
Hanna Mengistu and her husband have a family of 9, 3 of whom work on the farm. They currently have 70 avocado trees with 6 different varieties all of which they supply to GreenPath.
Getu Kebede is the head of household for a family of 7. Of them, 4 of the family members contribute to farming activities. He owns 25 avocado trees. He has been one of GreenPath's top Partner Farmers in adopting and implementing permaculture on his land.
Aregeweyne Fereja and her husband have a family of 8, 5 of whom work on the farm. They own 20 avocado trees that supply GreenPath, and have planted a host of new perennial crops on their farm.