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Strong women of sustainable agriculture.

Imagine an organic farming revolution. One that builds soil rather than depletes it and saves seed rather than destroys it. Right now, millions of women are behind this work. They believe in tomorrow. And their work is changing the world.

Women Who Farm supports and celebrates those who do this necessary work. We bring resources, community, and shared story.

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

December 10, 2016

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 the south-west of England. We are committed to living lightly on the Earth, to exploring more deeply the meanings of sustainability, co-sufficiency and resilience, and to…

How I Met My Green Family

December 6, 2016

How I Met My Green Family  The land was very different when I was young. The methods of farming were gentler then, as industrial farming hadn’t yet been completely embraced and the earth was still teeming with life. One fine afternoon in May, I went wandering from my parents’ farm and made my way to…

From City Life to Living in the Back Country With No Power: Why I Choose To Live Off Grid

December 6, 2016

  From City Life to Living in the Back Country with No Power: Why I Choose to Live off Grid We experience a strange sort of technological whiplash these days, travelling between our lives on the farm and our teaching jobs in the city. My husband and I have taught for many years, balancing these…

I’m Not Getting Rich, But I Have a Great Life, Growing Under The Midnight Sun

December 6, 2016

  I Am Not Getting Rich, but I Have a Great Life, Growing Under the Midnight Sun It may seem crazy to some people that I grow vegetables for a living in the Interior of Alaska. It is, for the most part, no more crazy than farming anywhere else. I have a short season to…

We are the Land – Women Who Farm

November 18, 2016

We Are The Land Women and the land are inextricably linked. As above, so below. We are simply a mirror image of each other, the land and us. That connection is deep and mysterious, and only becomes apparent upon close observation and contemplation. We have objectified most of our land; used and abused it. Land…

Leaders in the Local Food Movement