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A podcast series that aims to serve as a platform for women to discuss agricultural issues, and give power to the traditional, cultural, and experience-driven knowledge.

Female Farmer Project Podcast Female Farmer Project

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    • 4.9 • 105 Ratings

A podcast series that aims to serve as a platform for women to discuss agricultural issues, and give power to the traditional, cultural, and experience-driven knowledge.

    Farm (and other F words) with Sarah K Mock

    Farm (and other F words) with Sarah K Mock

    Why do we love the idea of small family farms? Our guest, Sarah K Mock says it’s because we’ve been told the stories about family farms from an early age through nursery rhymes and picture books. But does that bucolic ideal exist? Sarah provides an agriculture insider’s critique of the romantic agrarian ideal of the small family farm. She lays bare the shortcomings of that narrative — not all is as virtuous as it seems. In this thought-provoking conversation, Mock challenges the many conceptions about farming and farmers and asks the hard questions about the viability of the current systems.

    SHOW NOTES:
    www.femalefarmerproject.org/the-podcast/2021/11/2/farm-and-other-f-words-with-sarah-k-mock

    LETS CONNECT:
    www.twitter.com/femalefarmers
    www.instagram.com/rootedinthevalley/
    www.facebook.com/FemaleFarmerProject/
    www.femalefarmerproject.org

    • 57 min
    Eat, Drink and Cranberry - a conversation with Amber Bristow

    Eat, Drink and Cranberry - a conversation with Amber Bristow

    Have you ever wondered about how cranberries get harvested for your holiday table? Farmer Amber Bristow shares her journey as a 5th generation cranberry farmer and demystifies the cranberry growing and harvesting process for farmer-owned Ocean Spray. Spoiler - it's so cool!

    SHOW NOTES:
    http://www.femalefarmerproject.org/the-podcast/2021/10/13/eat-drink-and-cranberry-a-conversation-with-amber-bristow

    LETS CONNECT:
    www.twitter.com/femalefarmers
    www.instagram.com/rootedinthevalley/
    www.facebook.com/FemaleFarmerProject/
    www.femalefarmerproject.org

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Fighting to keep the family farm - a conversation with Cynthia Ryan

    Fighting to keep the family farm - a conversation with Cynthia Ryan

    The common media representation of agriculture is one sentimentality — of bucolic green fields with grazing livestock or amber grain fields being harvested with synchronous combines. In our conversation with Cynthia Ryan we dig deeper. She is a woman who wears many hats; farmer, university professor, caregiver, wife, writer, mother, daughter. Cynthia eschews the sentimentality and strips the varnish off and gives us a true look into the battle to save the family farm.

    SHOW NOTES:
    www.femalefarmerproject.org/the-podcast/2021/9/21/fighting-to-keep-the-family-farm-a-conversation-with-cynthia-ryan

    LETS CONNECT:
    www.twitter.com/femalefarmers
    www.instagram.com/rootedinthevalley/
    www.facebook.com/FemaleFarmerProject/
    www.femalefarmerproject.org

    • 57 min
    The Frozen Farmer With Katey Evans

    The Frozen Farmer With Katey Evans

    Farmer Katey Evans had a challenge - extra farm fresh produce that couldn’t be sold to her large grocery customer because of imperfections. She turned those misfit fruits into profits by turning them into sorbet, and frobert™. Her Frozen Farmer products can be found on shelves nationwide and her journey is as inspirational as it is aspirational.

    SHOW NOTES:
    http://www.femalefarmerproject.org/the-podcast/2021/8/26/the-frozen-farmer-with-katey-evans

    LETS CONNECT:
    www.twitter.com/femalefarmers
    www.instagram.com/rootedinthevalley/
    www.facebook.com/FemaleFarmerProject/
    www.femalefarmerproject.org

    • 54 min
    The Grass Ceiling of Women in Ag and AgTech

    The Grass Ceiling of Women in Ag and AgTech

    Women in Ag and AgTech are creating solutions to agricultures’ biggest challenges. AgTech is an emerging category with potential to impact those challenges. Yet women founders remain underfunded and underrepresented. How do we challenge the status quo and the structural bias? Our guest Amy Wu tackles that issue by storytelling through her project, From Farms to Incubators.

    SHOW NOTES:
    www.femalefarmerproject.org/the-podcast/2021/8/3/the-grass-ceiling-of-women-in-ag-and-agtech

    LETS CONNECT:
    www.twitter.com/femalefarmers
    www.instagram.com/rootedinthevalley/
    www.facebook.com/FemaleFarmerProject/
    www.femalefarmerproject.org

    • 54 min
    Prioritizing soil health for a better world with Dr Jennifer Wells

    Prioritizing soil health for a better world with Dr Jennifer Wells

    We welcome Dr Jennifer Wells, an agronomist with Land O'Lakes, Truterra to the podcast in honor of Soil Health Day. Together, we examine the impact of soil health on the way we produce food and how we can leverage technology to measure and improve soil health for a food system that is more resilient to climate change. We also discuss the gender gap in science, tech, and agriculture -- and her advice to young women who are considering ag science as a career.

    SHOW NOTES:
    http://www.femalefarmerproject.org/the-podcast/2021/7/6/prioritizing-soil-health-for-a-better-world-with-dr-jennifer-wells-of-truterra

    LETS CONNECT:
    www.twitter.com/femalefarmers
    www.instagram.com/rootedinthevalley/
    www.facebook.com/FemaleFarmerProject/
    www.femalefarmerproject.org

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
105 Ratings

105 Ratings

TheBenzi ,

Episode w/ Mama Karen Washington

I thoroughly enjoyed this episode, so much that I’ve saved it to reference in the future. As an aspiring farmer part of the “returning generation”, I am always eager to soak up information from my elders. Thanks for this episode!

arodrig965 ,

Excellent!

Congrats on a great podcast. Very informative and innovative.

MacFinn1 ,

Be Persistent Be the Best

Inspiring and uplifting. Great information and makes me want to go make some jam!

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