"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.
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"We, as women, have a big opportunity for change and the opportunity to support those changes." — WLL participating county.
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This summer Women, Land & Legacy Coordinator Wren Almitra was interviewed on Ag News Daily, discussing the importance of programming for women in agriculture. You can listen to the interview here, scroll to minute 23:47 to get started.
Enjoy the latest news from Women, Land & Legacy In this edition: Women, Land & Legacy Teams Meet for Networking, Sharing Learning Sessions Bring Diverse Topics Upcoming Women in Sustainable Ag. Conference Women, Land & Legacy Upcoming Events Archived newsletters … Continue reading
The Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference, hosted by the Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Service (MOSES), features workshops, demonstrations, and meetings on leadership, food justice, and farm business success. The full agenda and ticket information can be found here. “This … Continue reading
We have great events coming up this fall and winter 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 … Continue reading
Recently nine of our Women, Land & Legacy (WLL) teams met to discuss their outreach efforts to women on the land in their counties. Though some of these groups have been active for over 10 years while others are celebrating … Continue reading
The Worth and Winnebago Women Land and Legacy group conducted a tour of the POET Biorefinery at Hanlontown. Participants had an opportunity to observe the day to day operation of the facility and learn about the process of converting corn … Continue reading
On August 29th at the Waubonsie State Park’s Washawtee Lodge participants at the most recent program organized by Women, Land & Legacy of Southwest Iowa learned all about cover crops from local experts while enjoying good food and fellowship. Kelsey … Continue reading
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