What’s the key ingredient to stimulating our nation’s health? Women. See Jane Grow: From a 30 percent increase in female farmers to women-owned businesses growing at double the national rate, these ecopreneurs prioritize a green approach to entrepreneurship, showcasing how one can build a livelihood around a passion for leaving this world a better place, stewarding the land and prioritizing access to healthy food access for all.
What’s needed for women ecopreneurs to thrive? Policies and programs that support small-scale green businesses, such as increased funding for new farmer and entrepreneurial initiatives under the Farm Bill. Usher in rural microenterprise development to jump-start our economy. These small businesses will create more jobs and restore community vitality in the emerging restoration economy.