Women Farmers

Women Discuss the Power of Indigenous Foodways in James Beard Panel

Women activists talk about their role in preserving and elevating Indigenous foodways during a recent panel organized by the James Beard Foundation and First Nations Development Institute.

15 Leading Women at the Intersection of Food and Technology

Women at the intersection of food and technology are solving the most pressing challenges of the agriculture sector today.

17 Movements in South America Fighting for Food and Land Sovereignty

These 17 movements are advocating and fighting for food sovereignty and sustainable land management in South America.

Farm Workers Alliance Calls for the Support of Women Experiencing Violence

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Alianza Nacional de Campesinas is bringing awareness to gender violence.

Bringing Native Plants Back to Indigenous Diets in Indonesia

Mantasa is rewriting the narrative of food and nutrition sovereignty in Indonesia by reincorporating Indigenous wisdom and native wild plants.

Women Excluded from COVID-19 Hunger Crisis Relief, Report Shows

Among the COVID-19 relief plans CARE reviewed, 34 documents ignored women and girls entirely. Just five proposed actions to address gender inequality.

ColdHubs Is Bringing Solar-Powered Cold Storage to Farmers in Nigeria

50 percent of produce is lost post-harvest in Nigeria. ColdHubs aims to change this through the company’s solar powered coolers.

Women are Creating Solutions to the Hunger Crisis

Women are disproportionately impacted by natural disasters and public health crises. Despite this, food systems solutions often fail to address gender equity. On the podcast, Dani talks about the essential role women play in building a better food system.

Women Reclaim Farming in Documentary “Rise, Root, Revolution!”

Documentary exposing the history of racism and sexism in American farming features woman-led Rise & Root Farm

24 LGBTQ+ Farms and Organizations Celebrating Community Through Food and Agriculture

The LGBTQ+ farmers and collectives on this running list are creating supportive spaces for themselves and other members of the queer community, keeping agricultural traditions alive, and honoring the land.