Clare Hintz of Elsewhere Farm in Herbster, Wisconsin, has compiled research of women farmers in the Midwest. Visit the Women Farmers Practicing Regenerative Agriculture website to hear their stories and view galleries of their farms.
"Women farmers in the U.S. are more likely than men to adopt more ecologically-based practices on their farms. How do these farmers learn the values and skills that shape their work? Despite decades of scientific work on agroecosystems, very little research includes the farmer as a part of the system and even less research describes the experiences of women farmers. That means that the bulk of women’s experiences are missing from programs to train new farmers. Yet women farmers are on the leading edge of innovation in agriculture."
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