Article Highlights Importance of Women Landowners and Supporting Programs


Women landowners are more often than not an under-acknowledged and undervalued part of our agriculture system. A recent article by Civil Eats entitled “Once on the Sidelines of Farming, Women Landowners Find Their Voice”, highlights the need for continued outreach and support for this demographic. This is especially needed as women tend to want to preserve their farms and leave them with healthy soil and clean water for future generations but don’t always know where to go to ask for help or face a myriad of barriers when they do. The Women, Food & Agriculture Network’s Women Caring for the Land program, as sister program of Women, Land & Legacy, is highlighted as one of the programs successfully reaching women landowners. Read the article here.



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