Episode 09 // Amplifying the Voices of Female Farmers with Audra Mulkern

Audra Mulkern of The Female Farmer Project interviewed on At The Table Podcast

In this episode, I talk to The Female Farmer Project founder Audra Mulkern about women’s role in agriculture and what we can do to support our farmers.

Audra Mulkern is the founder of The Female Farmer Project – a multi-platform documentary project that chronicles the rise of women working in agriculture around the world. From in-depth stories, personal essays, photographic portraits, a podcast and in development documentary film, the project gives a powerful voice to the fastest growing demographic in agriculture– The Female Farmer.

LISTEN TO THE EPISODE:

RESOURCES FROM THE EPISODE:

The Female Farmer Project

Find a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) in your area

Female Farmer Project Podcast

Experience Farming Project

USDA Agricultural Census Data

Montana Grain Growers Association

Women’s Work Documentary Trailer

A breakdown of the Farm Bill (easy to read!)

USDA Farm Bill Information

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Jessie’s Graduate SNAP Research (easy to read!)

Audra’s Guardian Article: Why are America’s farmers killing themselves in record numbers?

Guardian Article Follow-Up: I wrote about farmers’ suicides – and the reaction has been overwhelming

 

I talk to Female Farmer Project Audra Mulkern about amplifying the voices of female farmers, what it takes to start a farm, the role of women in agriculture, and how we can support our nation's farmers. At The Table Podcast.

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