Farm Women Resources
Below is a list of texts and other resources that I used for my research.
Women and Sustainable Agriculture : Interviews With 14 Agents of Change by Anna Anderson
The Unsettling of America: Culture and Agriculture by Wendell Berry
Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer by Novella Carpenter
On the Farm Front: The Women’s Land Army in World War II by Stephanie Carpenter
The Development of American Agriculture: A Historical Analysis by Willard Cochrane
Farmer Jane: Women Changing the Way We Eat by Temra Costa
Women and Farming: Changing Roles, Changing Structure edited by Wawa Haney and Jane Knowles
Promise to the Land: Essays on Rural Women by Joan Jensen
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
More than a Farmer’s Wife: Voices of American Farm Women 1910 – 1960 by Amy Lauters
Farm Women: Work, Farm and Family in the United States by Rachel Rosenfield
Gendered fields: Rural Women, Agriculture, and Environment by Carolyn Sachs
The Invisible Farmers: Women in Agricultural Production by Carolyn Sachs
“Out of the Kitchen, Into the Field” by Melissa Breyer, New York Times Magazine July 2008
“What an Urban Farmer Looks Like” by Joshua Stein, New York Magazine 27 Sept. 2010.
“The Femivore’s Dilemma” by Peggy Orenstein, New York Times Magazine March 2010
“2007 Census of Agriculture: Women Farmers Fact Sheet” US Census of Agriculture, 2009.
Mary Jane’s Farm: Magazine and lifestyle, where being a farm girl is a condition of the heart.
American Agri-Women: An organization of women interested in agri-business.
Women, Food, and Farming Network: An organization for women in sustainable agriculture
Whole Farm Planning for Beginning Women Farmers: A free 10-session program for beginning women farmers.