Meghan Buell Brings Transgender Education to Rural Communities

Meghan Buell Brings Transgender Education to Rural Communities

by Ash Bruxvoort Meghan Buell is not afraid to be vulnerable to change the conversation. She founded Transgender Resource, Education, and Enrichment Services (TREES, Inc.) in 2015 to conduct transgender awareness presentations in rural communities, conduct transgender training and deliver transgender resources to these communities in hopes of educating the residents, community leaders, businesses and… Continue Reading

Women Farmers Urged to Complete Census of Agriculture before February

Women Farmers Urged to Complete Census of Agriculture before February

Throughout December, producers will receive the 2017 Census of Agriculture from USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA NASS). The deadline to respond is February 5, 2018. Producers can respond online at www.agcensus.usda.gov or by mail. The Census of Agriculture highlights the characteristics and practices of landowners and operators, including their gender. It hasn’t always been… Continue Reading

WFAN Staff Build Network, Skills at Summer Conferences

WFAN Staff Build Network, Skills at Summer Conferences

WFAN program staff are always working to expand our network and our knowledge and skills in sustainable agriculture and food justice. In the past six months, staff have presented at and attended conferences on a variety of topics. Learn more about their individual experiences in the summaries below. Wren Almitra, Women, Land & Legacy Coordinator… Continue Reading

2017 WFAN Annual Conference Reading List and Important Updates

2017 WFAN Annual Conference Reading List and Important Updates

The 2017 WFAN Annual Conference is just around the corner and we are busy preparing for three awesome and inspiring days of connecting and empowering women in food and sustainable agriculture. Our conference mugs (the giveaway item this year) arrived today—just in time for rainy fall weather! We’re celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the organization… Continue Reading

Book Review: Good Apples: Behind Every Bite

Book Review: Good Apples: Behind Every Bite

by Patti Naylor, WFAN Board Member  The apple. So simple and sweet. It can be found in school children’s lunchboxes and on teacher’s desks. In a bowl on the kitchen counter. On trees in backyards and in multi-generational family-owned orchards. Apples are as American as pie. Yet, taking a look at the apple and all… Continue Reading

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