What’s the key ingredient to healthy communities? Women leading food system change. Women make up one of the fastest growing segments of new farmers today and we come from a long and deep history and tradition of cultivating the soil. This fresh crop of women farmers today find innovative ways to champion local agriculture and foster greater collaboration and cooperation, all based on an intentional intersectionality: we are all connected. Collectively, women “connect the dots” and improve the health of our environment, stimulate the economy, build a greater sense of community, and nurture a more vibrant food system. What does our future hold? How can we support more women cultivating these connections? Come celebrate the historic roots and inspiring stories of women farmers today — and in the future.
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Upcoming EventsFeb26Tue6:30 pm Farming While Black: African Dia...Farming While Black: African Dia...Feb 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pmSome of our most cherished sustainable farming practices – from organic agriculture to the farm cooperative and the CSA – have roots in African wisdom. Yet, discrimination and violence against African-American farmers has led to our decline from 14 percent … Continue reading →Feb27Wed9:00 am Harvest New England Agricultural...Harvest New England Agricultural...Feb 27 @ 9:00 am – Feb 28 @ 5:00 pmThe Harvest New England Agricultural Marketing Conference and Trade Show is New England’s premier agricultural marketing conference. Sponsored by the six New England State Departments of Agriculture, this biennial conference began in 2007. This will be the seventh conference. With … Continue reading →Mar12Tue9:00 am 2019 NH Food System Statewide Ga...2019 NH Food System Statewide Ga...Mar 12 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pmThe 4th Annual NH Food System Statewide Gathering will bring together 200+ individuals, organizations, businesses, and institutions working to strengthen our local food system. Our focus this year will be on ‘Cultivating our Collective Voice’ and harnessing the power of … Continue reading →