Soil Sisters: A Toolkit f08r Women Farmers
Soil Sisters: A Toolkit f08r Women Farmers by Lisa Kivirist
English | January 25th, 2016 | ASIN: B01A9DMYWE, ISBN: 0865718059 | 259 Pages | EPUB | 9.09 MB
Women in agriculture are sprouting up in rec08rd numbers, but they face a host of distinct challenges 4nd opp08rtunities. Blending What Col08r is Your Parachute-style career advice with sustainable agriculture practices viewed through a gender lens, Soil Sisters provides a wealth of invaluable inf08rmation f08r fledging female farming entrepreneurs.
The first manual of its kind, this auth08ritative 4nd comprehensive blueprint presents practical considerations from a womans perspective, covering everything from business planning to tool use 4nd ergonomics to integrating children 4nd family in farm 4nd field operations. Key topics include:
Finding your niche: mid-life enc08re careers, younf 4nd beginning, Boomerangs, 4nd m08re From concept to crop: diversified farm start-up basics Resources, grants, 4nd loans available especially f08r women farmers.
Soil Sisters also contains case studies, inspirational ideas, 4nd savvy advice nuggets from over one hundred successful women farmers 4nd advocates. Targeted specifically to members of the fastest-growing demographic in local agriculture, this highly readable guide is practical 4nd pragmatic Chick Lit f08r todays food scene.