Why International Rural Womens’ Day? Because rural women make up a quarter of the worlds’ population, and their leadership in rural areas and agricultural landscapes is invaluable. Newbie proudly highlights three (of many) women entrepreneurs!
Five years ago in Slovenia, Alenka’s farming dream took shape after she coupled a series of fortunate coincidences with hard work. Her partner inherited an abandoned farm, and soon they were farming industrial hemp, spelt, and herbs. Check out her inspiring story!
Rijk Bos Bloemen is a 35 acre biodynamic flower farm in Elene, Belgium. Learn more about Marieke’s journey from study in Biology to farming here.
The three business partners Monique, Liesbeth, and Martijn found an unusual way to fund the start of their Dutch goat farm, Geitenboerderij Hansketien: crowdfunding.
There are many more to discover on our website! #Newbie #RuralWomen #feminisim @unwomen