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.
As we’ve gone more and more off the grid at our farm, we’ve found that time has opened up in new ways. We spend less time tending technology and more time living our lives. Our bodies also feel more attuned to the days, as when the light begins to fail, we shut down our electronics and light the candles, allowing our bodies’ rhythms to naturally slow toward sleep. Most of all, living off the grid has taken away a fear we didn’t really know we had until we made the jump: can we have a decent quality of life without someone else controlling the power? The answer is yes.
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 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…