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Nominate Your Mom For Sustainable Farmer Mom Of The Year!

In America we all grow up with images of what certain occupations look like, stereotypes of the folks we depend on for day-to-day functions in society.  The construction worker is a robust, manly kind of character.  The nurse is a nurturing, kind and vaguely attractive woman.  And the farmer, if you even thought about who grew your food as a child, is always a strong, hearty man enduring the elements and surveying his wide expanses of land.  Just like the illustrations in our very first books, we internalize what these roles “should” look like.  But as we all learn, hopefully, as we age is that stereotypes are never the reality. Read more