Community Farming

I Ate Local for a Week and Here’s What Happened

I have to start with a confession. Up until very recently, I haven’t thought much about where my food came from. Over the last six years my fiancé and I have taken turns being students, with him finishing up a PhD and me completing a post-graduate diploma. My only thought about the food we ate was if it was relatively nutritious and if it fit into our very tight budget.

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Three Times A Day, You Need A Farmer

These statistic shows that women are powerfully needed in many of the issues our world faces today. When we have secure land rights, and own our farming business, we can drive communities out of food deserts and empower ourselves within our household and community.

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Thirteen Things To Expect When Becoming a Market Farmer

The first year, I remember coming out of the field, having harvested all day in the heat and my friends calling me about a house party. “Just one sec, I am going to make dinner, wash and I will be there.” I barely made it to dinner and was sleeping by nine o’clock.

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Stories of Women Who Farm

Women Who Farm Resource Directory Farm and Garden Resources Join our Resource Directory Farm Finder Global Farm Finder List Your Farm Articles Market Place Contact Us Stories of Women Who Farm Click on a picture to see the farmer’s story. Emily Yarra of Brightside Produce, Australia, “In this photograph I am 9 months pregnant and…

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From Computer Tech to Homesteader: Why I Choose to Farm

After spending a couple of weeks marinating on it, I’ve decided that no–I haven’t taken on too much. I’m doing exactly what I have to. Staying busy is one of the things that manages my anxiety. It keeps me from getting too in my head or getting depressed over the state of the world.

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Kicking 150 Pounds of Anxiety and Depression through Farming

Women Who Farm Resource Directory Farm and Garden Resources Join our Resource Directory Farm Finder Global Farm Finder List Your Farm Articles Market Place Contact Us Kicking 150 Pounds of Anxiety and Depression Through Farming  Six years ago, I was a woman who made art behind a computer screen and taught others to do the…

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In Photos: A Sustainable, Cooperative Co-Housing Community of Cornwall, England

Women Who Farm Resource Directory Farm and Garden Resources Join our Resource Directory Farm Finder Global Farm Finder List Your Farm Articles Market Place Contact Us In Photos: A Sustainable, Cooperative Co-Housing Community of Cornwall, England We are creating a sustainable, cooperative cohousing community at Trelay, which is on the Atlantic coast of Cornwall in…

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