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Tools that Empower Women Farmers

The fresh crop of women farmers is the key ingredient to stimulating the health of our environment, economy, communities, and food system. Women make up one of the fastest growing segments of new farmers and business owners. They are cultivating innovative ways to champion organic agriculture and develop collaboration and cooperation. This session celebrates the historic roots and inspiring stories of women in sustainable agriculture today. The speaker recognizes the need and opportunity for women to transform our food system. She is the author of Soil Sisters: A Toolkit for Women Farmers as well as several other books about women entrepreneurs.

 

Track and Session Info

Session: 
C | 3:30 pm

Date and Location

Location: 
Scripps
Day: 
Thursday
Presenter(s): 

Lisa Kivirist

Title: 
Lisa Kivirist
Presenter Affiliation: 
Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture (MISA) and Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Service (MOSES)

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