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In Her Boots Workshops     |     Women Caring for the Land   |     2019 WISA Conference

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In Her Boots: Sustainable Farming For Women, By Women

 

The In Her Boots format encourages women farmers to learn from each other by sharing their ideas and experiences. These day-long, on-farm workshops include a formal education session, a detailed farm tour, lunch and networking opportunities. Women just starting on their farm or food business journey are especially encouraged to attend.

Each Boots workshop covers different topics; plan to attend more than one!

 

“The In Her Boots workshop did so much for me.
It was the first female farming training I’d ever heard of.”

(See more reviews.)

 

2020 In Her Boots Workshops:

These workshops run from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. and include lunch. Registration opens in May.

 

July 15 | Tsyunhehkwa Organic Farm, Oneida, WI
Host:  Oneida Nation of Wisconsin

 

August 7 | The Old Smith Place, Brodhead, WI
Host:  Betty Anderson & Soil Sisters friends

Note:  This Boots session kicks off the annual Soil Sisters: A Celebration of Wisconsin Farms and Rural Life weekend Aug.7-9, with over 20 women-owned farms offering various workshops, tours and culinary events. More information at www.soilsisterswi.org.

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Reviews:

“All walks of life and all levels of experience were represented and embraced. It also was a great combination of classroom-style learning and hands-on workshop.”

“I came away from the workshop more confident in my farming abilities, more sure of my farm dreams being realized, and more connected with like-minded women, including mentors that I’ve been able to reach out to on an ad hoc basis for the last 2 years now. I am now settled in on my farm and beginning to put into practice some of the important lessons I learned. I’m in my own boots now, in part because of In Her Boots.”

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Women Caring for the Land:

Conservation Learning Circles for Women Landowners


These FREE workshops teach women landowners how to improve water and soil quality on their farmland to build stronger farm enterprises and improve the quality of the state’s natural resources.

 

Join us to discuss your land goals and learn about:
•  Programs to fund environmentally friendly land management.
•  Soil health and conservation principles.
•  Creating a long-term management strategy for your land.

 

Our events this spring have been canceled. Stay tuned, though. We’re working on a creative way to get you information to help you create a conservation-focused land management plan.

 

 

 

Want to be notified about future workshops offered near you?
Check the “In Her Boots” box on our sign-up form.

 

Questions? Contact Lisa Kivirist, MOSES In Her Boots Project Coordinator.

 

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