Farming can be a lonely business, especially for women farmers, who face unique challenges. The International Women Farmers Group on Facebook is a professional learning network of women across the globe who earn their living by farming in their unique contexts. Members share the goal of producing the highest quality products possible and having a positive impact on their customers' lives. They meet bimonthly to:
Join the Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/intlwomenfarmersnetwork/
Sign up for news via email: http://eepurl.com/dlwkJf
Online meetings: We use Zoom to meet virtually. You will receive information via email about how to sign in to a meeting. Zoom works on all devices and allows us to use video and share information on our computer screens to make presenting easy. Working language: English, with cooperative support in French.
Participants at the first session learned about colleagues' farms in France, Portugal, Switzerland, Austria, Mongolia, Canada and the USA. They learned about each others' unique challenges and discovered commonalities, including passion, determination, hard work, all to achieve the highest quality possible. The session ended with response from guest expert Sylvia Moser-Trebo, who identified fields of resonance that empower the participants' brands individually and across cultural and geographical boundaries.