Women who farm: The changing face of Indiana ag

INDIANAPOLIS — There is a burgeoning group of generationally and ethnically diverse women growing food in central Indiana.

The face of agriculture is changing, and there is great momentum behind the trend of more women involved in agricultural enterprises, said Eliana Blaine, soil health outreach coordinator at Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District.

“Women run and work with a wide range of organizations that grow food as part of their mission and activities,” Blaine said. “These include market farms, community gardens, youth education and non-profit organizations, and school and university gardens.

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