"Women, Land and Legacy is a model for success as it provides education and information targeted to and locally led by women. It is empowering and confidence-building." — WLL participating county.
"Women, Land and Legacy is a great way to learn and listen." — WLL participant.
"We, as women, have a big opportunity for change and the opportunity to support those changes." — WLL participating county.
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Tama County Women, Land & Legacy hosted 33 attendees at its August 27th composting Learning Session at Meskwaki Nation’s Red Earth Gardens. Farm Production Manager Grant Shadden led the group on a tour of the farm including its newest component, … Continue reading
Lavender Farm Tour, Garrison The evening of June 10 brought picture-perfect weather for Tama County Women, Land & Legacy’s Summer Tour 2019: On the Hill Learning Session. Hostess Sue Hart shared a program on her lavendar operation in northwestern Benton … Continue reading
The Women, Food & Agriculture Network recently hired Sherri Dugger as it’s new Executive Director. Sherri has worked extensively with family farmers as a journalist, fundraiser, advocate, and strategic planner. She founded the first women’s farmer chapter under the Indiana … Continue reading
We have great events this summer state-wide with more events being planned so stay tuned to our calendar to find an event near you. Don’t see your county listed? Check out our map and list of participating counties here. Want … Continue reading
By WLL Coordinator Wren Almitra Recently I was interviewed by Jean Caspers-Simmet for Iowa Farmer Today about the important outreach Women, Land & Legacy is providing to women producers and landowners in Iowa. Over the past 15 years Women, Land … Continue reading
On April 9th Women, Land & Legacy State Team member Wendi Denham was awarded the USDA Equal Employment Opportunity/Civil Rights Individual Achievement Award during the Diversity Day presentation (you can read about the 2017 group award given to the Emmet/Palo … Continue reading
Enjoy the latest news from Women, Land & Legacy In this edition: Free Farm Conservation Assessment Tool Upcoming Women, Land & Legacy events across Iowa Upcoming Women Caring for the Land events Winter Learning Session re-caps On-line tool connects land … Continue reading
A new tool provided by the Natural Resources Conservation Service is available to landowners to help them assess and meet their stewardship goals. Partnering with the National Farmers Union, Iowa women landowners can take part in a free and confidential … Continue reading
Women who own or manage farmland in Iowa are invited to participate in free discussions focused on soil health. Maintaining healthy soil is the key to productivity and environmental health for our farmland. Nearly half the farmland in Iowa is … Continue reading