Mary Kay Thatcher was born and raised on an Iowa farm. She found her way to Washington, D.C. where she has blazed a trail in agriculture policy and has spent over three decades working on behalf of American farmers, in addition to keeping up her Iowa roots.
Gale Ferranto is a mushroom FarmHer with a spirit and enthusiasm that is second to none. Gale is the President of her family’s business Buona Foods and works closely with family to grow the fabulous fungi!
Jamie is a woman that has a love of the animals and the land that provides for her family cares deeply for her community and is a FarmHer at heart. She spreads her love of agriculture and zest for life to young women who find their way to her in their quest to become FarmHers.
Jennifer James is a FarmHer working to help operate her family’s 4th generation family farm. The family owns and operates H&J Land Company, planting crops on thousands of acres of land in northern Arkansas.
In the heart of Philadelphia sits one of the few agricultural schools in the United States, Walter B. High School. This urban school is unique, with a working 130-acre farm serving the students and community.
From roots in cattle and a passion for raising livestock in a way that mattered to them, they have created a successful and quickly growing business. It hasn’t only brought growth to their family and farm, but also to the small town of Bluffton, GA.
I altered the way the story was written in my head. I kept going and found my passion in FarmHer. Since then, I have pushed, climbed, scraped, and stumbled my way into something so much more for me, and for women everywhere.
Angel has found a way to not only keep the farm in the family but to bring the farm to life through the delicate animals and vibrant hues of her works. Angel brings beauty to everything she touches; from the animals she raises to the finished product, she brings color to the word FarmHer.