Category Archives: Facts & Figures

Women in Sustainable Agriculture– Reflection from the National Conference

The VT Women’s Ag Network staff and several Vermont farmers traveled to Iowa last week for the National Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference, hosted by the Women Food & Agriculture Network (WFAN).  The conference was three days packed with field … Continue reading

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New England’s Food Future

I find it’s so easy to get caught up in the day-to-day activities of work and lose sight of the future that we are striving to achieve. I am constantly checking things off of my to-do list, measuring my accomplishments … Continue reading

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One Million Strong . . . and Growing!

Editor’s note: This week’s WAgN blog shares observations from outgoing USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan on the status of women in agriculture.  “There is serious momentum behind women in agriculture,” Merrigan says. In the four years I’ve served as Deputy … Continue reading

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