Training Title: Facilitating Peer to Peer Education with Women and Historically Underserved Producers

What: Join American Farmland Trust’s Women for the Land Initiative for a 2.5-hour virtual training session targeted towards extension educators and other agricultural service providers. Learn tools for developing peer-to-peer educational opportunities which will be grounded in our Learning Circle methodology. This tool is specifically focused on creating opportunities for historically underserved producers, particularly women, in accessing learning opportunities designed with their needs and particular challenges in mind. Gain strategies for facilitating bot virtual and in-person settings. Attendees will have the opportunity to join upcoming in-person Learning Circles being offered in the region.

Who: Join Dr. Gabrielle Roesch-McNally, Director of Women for the Land (WFL), Nicole Gwishiri Southeast WFL Program Manager and Dr. Courtney Owens, Southeast Director at American Farmland Trust. Our team has a combined experience of decades doing work with women farmers, landowners, and communities. Our work spans best practices for adult education, tools, and strategies for engaging underserved producers, and approaches for improving equity in agricultural outreach and programming.

American Farmland Trust has been leading in the realm of farmland preservation, farmland stewardship and support for farmers for the past 40 years. Women for the Land is a national initiative of AFT focused on supporting women farmers, landowners and aspiring farmers in accessing resources to support their success.

When: March 14, 2024 from 1-3:30 Eastern Time

Session Length: 2.5 hours in a virtual session

Register Here *Zoom participation link to be shared upon registration

Contact: Nicole Gwishiri at for any questions or for more information.

Source: NACD and ReachingHistoricallyUnderservedProducers_NACD