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67 Merchants Row
Rutland, VT, 05701
United States

(802) 417-1528

Rutland Area Farm and Food Link (RAFFL) promotes local food knowledge, production and market opportunities for farmers and community members throughout our region.

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An online community of farmers in the Rutland region hosted by the Rutland Area Farm and Food Link

For Women Ag Leaders! Another Webinar from WFAN

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From the Women, Food and Agriculture Network:

Ramp Up Your Leadership in 2013!

Join us for our next Plate to Politics webinar on April 18.

Session #2: Alliances

Thursday, April 18

Noon PST/2 p.m. CST/3 p.m. EST

Join us on April 18th at 2p.m. CST for the second session of the Plate to Politic women's leadership webinar series. Our topic this month is Alliances.

Presenters will include special guests Karen Washington and Pakou Hang.

Karen Washington, an urban farmer and leading force behind community revitalization in NYC’s Bronx neighborhoods, will talk about her passion for bridging the urban-rural divide. She will share some of her personal story, and then offer strategies for creating vibrant regional local food systems that combine the strengths of urban and rural farmers.

Pakou Hang, the Executive Director of the Hmong American Farmers Association (HAFA), will outline tips for collaborating with allies and building coalitions with unlikely partners to work towards a common goal.

Register for the second session here. Registration is free, and open to all women with an idea or a passion for leadership in sustainable food and agriculture.

About the series: This 6-part series is designed to energize and equip women leaders within the healthy food and farming movement. Access some of the best trainers in the country and hear stories from the movement that will drive you to action and help you reach your goals, whether you are running the farm or running for Congress. You’ll make valuable connections, refine your skills, and discover more ways to invest in ramping up your leadership to make an impact in your community, lead policy change, or run for office.

Sessions will occur monthly leading up to the National Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference in Des Moines, Iowa on November 6–8, 2013. Visit the Plate to Politics website for more information about future sessions.

This webinar series is hosted by Women, Food and Agriculture Network, whose mission is to link and empower women to build food systems and communities that are healthy, just, sustainable, and that promote environmental integrity. It is part of the Plate to Politics program, a collaboration with the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) Rural Women's ProjectVisit the Plate to Politics website to learn about more upcoming webinars.

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Unable to join us live? This webinar will be archived on the WFAN andPlate to Politics websites within a few days of the event.

~ the WFAN Plate to Politics Team