Women's History in Farming
by Lacy Garner
March is Women’s History Month, and when I first realized this, I immediately wanted to highlight some of the women farmers with whom we work at SFC to hear stories of how they became farmers and get a glimpse of what their lives are like. It’s so interesting and inspiring to me (as a female who loves to work with the land and grow food) to see these ladies busting their tails season after season, through all the elements, to support themselves and their families, to bring nutritious, delicious food to their community, and to make themselves happy doing what they love to do. We want to honor the history they’re making for themselves in Central Texas as being some of the leaders that are helping to keep us healthily fed with their sustainable, diversified crops.
Get to know some of our local women farmers a little better by reading their answers to a few questions over on our blog. Read More » »