Tama Co. Women, Land & Legacy Celebrates 10th year, 30th Event

Tama Co. Women, Land & Legacy Celebrates 10th year, 30th Event

Women, Land & Legacy has been a growing program since 2004, made possible only by the commitment and great outreach efforts from our local teams across Iowa. Tama County’s WLL team has been one of the longest-running groups now celebrating 10 years of local programming for women in Tama and surrounding counties. Their 30th event,… Continue Reading

Iowa’s Conservation Partnership Day Includes WFAN Programs

Iowa’s Conservation Partnership Day Includes WFAN Programs

WFAN collaborator Jean Eells represented the Women Caring for the Land program at Iowa’s Conservation Partnership Day at the Iowa Capitol on January 17. Susan Kozak, Mines and Minerals Bureau Chief of IDALS Division of Soil Conservation and Water Quality represented Women, Land and Legacy. This was the first time the Women, Food and Agriculture Network, Women Caring… Continue Reading

Women, Land and Legacy Webinar Available

Women, Land and Legacy Webinar Available

Women, Land & Legacy (WLL) was featured on an Iowa Learning Farms webinar on April 20, 2016. WLL State Team members Tanya Meyer-Diderikson and Wren Almitra covered the history, state and local level roles and efforts, and how to get involved with the program. To view the presentation, click here. To learn more about Women,… Continue Reading

WFAN Offers 15 Annual Conference Scholarships Funded by REAP

WFAN Offers 15 Annual Conference Scholarships Funded by REAP

WFAN is pleased to offer 15 annual conference scholarships to aspiring or beginning women farmers or current farmland owners in Iowa. The 2015 annual conference is Friday and Saturday, Nov. 6 and 7 in Davenport, IA. This year’s theme is Women Protecting Pollinators, Protecting Food. Our funder is the Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) Conservation… Continue Reading

Getting to Know Carol Richardson Smith

Getting to Know Carol Richardson Smith

Carol Richardson Smith has worked alongside women within the expanding agriculture community since its very beginnings. Present for the emergence of WFAN, Carol has helped to build sustainable agriculture organizations, and create the Women, Land and Legacy program. Now that she is preparing to transition into retirement, we at WFAN wanted to sit down and… Continue Reading

Mel Bro Joins WFAN as Women, Land and Legacy Coordinator

Mel Bro Joins WFAN as Women, Land and Legacy Coordinator

By Bridget Holcomb   We are thrilled to have Mel Bro join our team as the coordinator for the Women, Land and Legacy program! Mel will work on expanding WFAN’s outreach to women in rural Iowa through Women, Land and Legacy local groups, where women hold ongoing meetings in their counties covering topics from farm… Continue Reading

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  This article is by Anna Bruen, a WFAN Board Member, on why she believes WFAN’s work is effective. I’ve noticed that when women come together and have the opportunity to learn from each other, listen, respectfully challenge, and share, then they later create these opportunities for others. I experience this process each time I… Continue Reading

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