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2018 WFAN Annual Conference Registration Open

The 2018 WFAN Annual Conference will be held Nov. 2 - 3 in Des Moines, IA, at the Holiday Inn Downtown. This year's conference theme is Stepping Into Action: Changing Foodscapes through Individual and Community Power. Our keynote speaker is returning generation farmer Aleya Fraser. She has been farming for the last 5 years on the ancestral lands of Harriet Tubman on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

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How I Lead: Sharon Warner Researches, Organizes Rural Feminists

“After the last election I really noticed how much of a divide there was between rural counties and urban counties,” she said. “I grew up in rural Pennsylvania, but since high school I’ve mostly lived in urban communities like Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and Washington DC. I really wanted to hear from women who still live in rural areas about their political motivations and why they're seemingly so different from women in urban areas.”

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