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WLL Coordinator Interviewed on Ag. News Daily

       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.

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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

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Women in Sustainable Ag. Conference Coming to Twin Cities in October

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

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Upcoming Events

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

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WLL Teams Network, Share Tips and Tools for Women in Ag. Outreach

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

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Winnebego/Worth WLL Holds Biorefinery Tour

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

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SW WLL Hosts Cover Crop Meeting

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

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Tama Co. WLL Hosts Composting Event at Meskwaki Nation’s Red Earth Gardens

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

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Spring WLL Event Re-caps

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

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WFAN Welcomes New Executive Director

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

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