MOSES In Her Boots Training Workshops for Women Farmers

The The Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service's "In Her Boots: Sustainable Farming for Women, By Women" training supports women farmers in sustainable agriculture through workshops scheduled this fall.

| July 24, 2012

While the number of farms has been on the decline for many years, the number owned and operated by women is on the rise – up nearly 30 percent according to the last USDA Census of Agriculture. The Rural Women’s Project, a venture of the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES), supports these new women farmers through its In Her Boots: Sustainable Farming For Women, By Women, workshops.

These day-long, on-farm workshops provide women farmers and food-focused business owners with an inspiring blend of practical information, skill-building, farm tours, resource connections and networking opportunities to encourage and support this growing segment of organic farmers, entrepreneurs and agricultural leaders. 

The In Her Boots workshops for 2012 are:

Aug. 11 – Hilltop Community Farm (LaValle, WI)

Aug. 17 – The Bridge Between Retreat Center (Denmark, WI)

Sept. 9 – Grasslands Farm LLC (Monroe, WI)

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