Stories that Celebrate International Women's Day

Last Updated March 08, 2018
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Nini Orboubadi of Tay Tea.
Nini Orboubadi of Tay Tea. Photo by Damon Jacoby for Edible Hudson Valley

Celebrating International Women's Day with stories from Edible magazines, coast to coast.

International Women's Day 2018, South Florida edition

To celebrate Women's History Month in South Florida, we begin in the city of Miami – founded in 1896 by Julia Tuttle, the only woman to...

Yes, We Can. How Three Women, a Little Money and a Lot of Sweat Built Ironwood Farm

Jennifer Parker, co-owner and farmer, and crew member, Eva, hard at work in the field harvesting pumpkins.
GHENT, COLUMBIA COUNTY The 8.75 acres of Ironwood Farm slip softly down a hill behind County Route 9, marked by a couple of tractors and...

Good Food Jobs: How Two Young Women are Revolutionizing Finding Work in the Food Industry

good-food-jobs-illustration-patti-blau
The idea for Good Food Jobs was hatched on a road trip, as so many ideas are. A journey from New York City upstate to Ithaca in 2009 led...

Women in Beer: Meet the Masters

Bay Area women take the lead in the local craft brewing and businesses and brews

SLO County Cattlewomen: The Past, Present and Future are Female

“These cattle are our family” Susan explains, “and there’s nobody that cares more about the land and these animals than the people who work...

The Women of the Hudson Valley

Rose Viggiano of Chatham Hill Honey slowly removes honey from a hive.
"I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life's a bitch. You've got to go out and kick ass." --Maya Angelou   Take your pick. Any one of these women are...

Pure Chocolate: The Women Who Are Taking the Lead

Profiling the women of Grocer's Daughter Chocolate and the sustainable chocolate movement.

Milwaukee's Women Chefs Pave The Way

Jan Kelly
Commanding Kitchens, Overcoming Industry Challenges No one would call Milwaukee’s female chefs pretentious. They aren’t...

Spotlight on San Diego’s Women Farmers

Vesper Vineyards
For as long as there's been agriculture, there have been women on the farm in one role or another. But women-operated farms historically have been few and far between. Here, we talk with four of San...

Women in Wine: Bold local pioneer still inspires today’s female vintners

Nearly 40 years after Kathryn Kennedy’s first crush, today’s Bay Area women winemakers are still breaking new ground and producing award-winning wines. Their stories of passion, inspiration and...

Tennessee Women Farmers Tell Their Stories

  Women (and their families) "man" an increasing number of small farms. For the past few winters, farmer, ...

Four Demeters: A Quartet of Women Who Till the Land, Grow Your Food and Haul it to Market

Greek goddess of fertility and agriculture Demeter earned the respect of her ancient Olympian peers. She revered the soil, drew forth the...

Girl Talk: Top Chefs on Why Women Don't Get the Respect They Deserve in the Kitchen

traci des jardins at the commissary sf
Enough already. Let the record show that San Francisco’s Goddesses of Food would rather do anything else than talk about being a female chef...

The Scrappy Women at the Forefront of Queens’ Composting Movement

Learn how to compost in Queens.
The Scrappy Women at the Forefront of Queens’ Composting Movement.
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