Female Farmers in Grimsby: Past and Present

A Great post from Found In Grimsby!

Found in Grimsby

If you’ve had the chance to do some weekend drives through Niagara lately, you’ve probably been dazzled at least once by the incredible sight of thousands of blooms that have burst into clouds of white or pink flowers, like a painting. It doesn’t matter how many times I see them, I always feel like Anne of Green Gables seeing Avonlea for the first time. The orchard trees are shaking off this long winter and waking up for the start of a new season, one that will yield delicious treasures like cherries, peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums, pears and one of my new favourites, heirloom tomatoes (plus SO many more.)

Over the past year, I have had had the privilege of meeting several women who are making their mark in Canada’s agriculture industry. Hearing about their work and their perspectives has made more aware of the role that women play in Niagara’s…

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