Women Caring for the Land St. Louis

Women Caring for the Land St. Louis

Have you inherited farmland you are managing alone or with siblings?  Or perhaps you are widowed and trying to manage alone?  Do you own more than 40 acres, with some in crops? If this describes you, we invite you to have lunch with us to meet and talk with other women like you. Women from… Continue Reading

Women Caring for the Land Council Bluffs

Women Caring for the Land Council Bluffs

Have you inherited farmland you are managing alone or with siblings?  Or perhaps you are widowed and trying to manage alone?  Do you own more than 40 acres, with some in crops? If this describes you, we invite you to have lunch with us to meet and talk with other women like you. Women from… Continue Reading

Female Farmer Project Podcast Features WFAN Director

Female Farmer Project Podcast Features WFAN Director

Do you ever feel like you are the only one in the room? The only woman farming, the only person speaking up, the only community member advocating for change, the only woman in the room period? Being the only one is an incredibly isolating experience, which is why WFAN’s programs focus on bringing folks like… Continue Reading

National Farmers Union: How will you advance women leaders?

National Farmers Union: How will you advance women leaders?

by Ash Bruxvoort, Plate to Politics Coordinator (all photos by Hannah Packman, National Farmers Union) This January I was fortunate to get a break from the cold Iowa winter and spend three days in San Diego with approximately 90 women at the National Farmers Union Women’s Conference. This conference was particularly exciting because NFU decided… Continue Reading

2017 WFAN Annual Conference Resources

2017 WFAN Annual Conference Resources

Celebrating 20 Years of WFAN! (PPT slide show, copyright 2017 by Angie Carter for WFAN) Female Farmer Project Slides (created for WFAN’s 20th anniversary by Audra Mulkern of the Female Farmer Project; all rights reserved) Thursday Intensives 1: Focus on Gaining Advocacy Power Without Losing Your Mind (Heidi Wegleitner, Sarah Lloyd and Caryl Hale, facilitated by… 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

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