“You almost cannot help but feel connected when you work with seed.”
Categories for Women farmers
“There have been a lot of challenges. But a lot of learning too—that’s how I'm going to look at it.”
We must act now to prevent a major food crisis in Central America in the wake of COVID-19.
We need to work together in solidarity, across borders, to tackle this crisis and the many others that layer onto it.
"Not only have I gained a lot of knowledge, but I’ve also become much more emancipated as a housewife.”
“Nothing would be possible on this land without the water.” Support a farmer with the gift of water this Giving Tuesday.
The family’s small plot of land, perched 2,500 metres above sea level, was missing something crucial: water.
In the Global South, a majority of women are farmers.
Irania is a strong advocate and inspiration for rural women and youth across Nicaragua.
At just fifteen years old, Denia founded a group that would change her community and the trajectory of her life.
Caroline Chartrand saves the seeds Métis people in southern Manitoba saved for generations.
Fanta is a mother of eight, grandmother to 13 and guardian to one very useful grain that everyone had thought lost for good.
Sitan used to walk hours every day to the market in Bamako, Mali to sell agricultural goods.
When women farmers are treated like the experts they are, it's not just women who benefit, but entire communities.
"Ever since I was a little girl, I knew that farming was my thing to do. What I liked most was being in the field."
Women farmers in Honduras just launched a new microenterprise specializing in all things sesame!