“Our market is our community”: women farmers and civic agriculture in Pennsylvania, USA

@article{Trauger2010OurMI,
  title={“Our market is our community”: women farmers and civic agriculture in Pennsylvania, USA},
  author={A. Trauger and C. Sachs and M. Barbercheck and K. Brasier and N. E. Kiernan},
  journal={Agriculture and Human Values},
  year={2010},
  volume={27},
  pages={43-55}
}
  • A. Trauger, C. Sachs, +2 authors N. E. Kiernan
  • Published 2010
  • Business
  • Agriculture and Human Values
  • Civic agriculture is characterized in the literature as complementary and embedded social and economic strategies that provide economic benefits to farmers at the same time that they ostensibly provide socio-environmental benefits to the community. This paper presents some ways in which women farmers practice civic agriculture. The data come from in-depth interviews with women practicing agriculture in Pennsylvania. Some of the strategies women farmers use to make a living from the farm have… CONTINUE READING
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