#Farming Friday 32: Potlucks Bring Women Farmers Together


A common feature of agriculture in most countries of the world, be they developed or developing, is the lack of voice for women farmers. Though their contribution on the farm matches that of their male counterparts, when it comes to making decisions regarding farming , receiving extension services or applying for credit, women are often overlooked or find themselves excluded. A network of women farmers in the US reached out to each other over potlucks and found  much needed support in farming and, even, their daily lives!

(Image Courtesy franky242, freedigitalphotos.net)

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