Las Mujeres del Sur

By Sandra A. Gutierrez When I was five, we returned to Latin America, and I grew up fluently bilingual as a student in the American School of Guatemala in Guatemala City. I learned the histories of two countries, the lyrics to two national anthems, and the pledges of allegiance to the US flag and the … Continued

A Ghost in the Freezer

It wasn’t a recipe for creamed corn; it was her corn, made by her hands.

Southern, Reborn

A Vietnamese American woman writing a coming-of-age novel set in and fed by the American South wasn’t a selling point.

Women in the Fields

Ten feet from me I noticed a woman who was bending down removing some weeds from the soybean field. She slowly straightened out, and I noticed she was about 7-8 months into her pregnancy.

Dirty Pages exhibit debuts in Nashville

On March 19, at the Nashville Farmer’s Market, Dirty Pages will unveil their new exhibit and celebrate with an opening night dinner that benefits Nashville’s Conexión Américas and its Mesa Komal commercial kitchen.

Annie’s Project in Louisiana: July 2014

Annie’s Project will offer a six-part educational program in Hammond, Louisiana, for women who farm. Classes begin in July, and registration is currently open.

Women Who Farm: Meet Cecilia Gatungo & Jamila Norman

This week, we’re featuring oral histories from women farmers in Georgia. For Cecilia Gatungo and Jamila Norman, farming is not a foreign concept. Both come from families with farming backgrounds. By keeping their farm, Patchwork City, in Atlanta’s West End, Cecilia and Jamila are re-connecting their neighbors to the land, healthy food, and to each … Continued