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Job Announcement: Women, Land and Legacy Coordinator for Iowa

We are hiring a new Women, Land and Legacy Coordinator for Iowa. Deadline to apply is Tuesday, September 29 at 5 p.m. Download the position announcement here. Questions about the position can be directed to Bridget at 515-460-2477 or bridget@wfan.org.

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REAP scholarships for Women Food and Agriculture Network (WFAN) conference

Landowners, farmers and those interested in pollinator habitat, full scholarships to the Women Food and Agriculture Network (WFAN) conference in November are available. Funded through REAP, the scholarships support this year’s conference theme– Women Protecting Pollinators, Protecting Food. See details here.

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Women, Land & Legacy to Host Social Media Workshop for Women in Agriculture and Business

DES MOINES –  Women, Land and Legacy (WLL) will host a social media workshop for Iowa women involved in agriculture and/or rural businesses. Women can learn how to build or improve their business using social media tools by attending a … Continue reading

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Iowa County Women, Land and Legacy Group Recieves USDA Civil Rights Award

USDA-Iowa NRCS News Release | Contact: Jennifer Ness or Katherine Timmerman: 319-668-2010 USDA recently recognized the Iowa County Women, Land and Legacy (WLL) local team for its passion for education, empowerment and outreach to women by presenting the group the USDA Joint … Continue reading

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Melody Bro named as Women, Land and Legacy Coordinator

For Immediate Release: January 9, 2015 Contact: Bridget Holcomb, 515-460-2477 Melody Bro joins the staff at Women, Food and Agriculture Network (WFAN) to increase outreach to women in rural Iowa. She will coordinate the Women, Land and Legacy program, where … Continue reading

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Meeting with Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden

On October 20th, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Krysta Harden “invited a small group of leaders from almost all corners of the ag sector to join at the White House and discuss the future of women in agriculture”.  We became aware … Continue reading

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WOMEN, LAND & LEGACY TO HOST SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOPS FOR WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE AND BUSINESS

August 6, 2014 – Des Moines, Iowa Women, Land and Legacy will host two social media workshops for Iowa women involved in agriculture and/or rural businesses. Women can learn how to build or improve their business using social media tools by … Continue reading

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Notes from Kay | WLL State Team member

by Kay Triplett, WLL State Team Member, USDA-NASS The Women, Land and Legacy program is a “self help starter program” with ongoing support from the State Team. What’s exciting about WLL?  The women from Clinton and Jackson counties took charge of … Continue reading

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WLL at Conference for Women in Sustainable Agriculture

Yesterday, Women, Land & Legacy’s state team was fortunate enough to present at the 4th National Conference for Women in Sustainable Agriculture: Cultivating our Food, Farms and Future.  Held in Des Moines this year, Women, Food and Ag Network plays host for … Continue reading

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