Soil Sisters is a project of Renewing the Countryside that offers a toolkit of women-led resources, inspiration and networking and connection opportunities that supports women wanting to start farms or other rural-based enterprises that value sustainability, local food and cooperative communities.
Support for women farmers, entrepreneurs and sustainability enthusiasts in rural areas through local network building and connections.
Connections with other rural women
Local contacts & mentorship, peer-based learning and support, leadership development
Renewing the Countryside strengthens rural areas by championing and supporting rural communities, farmers, artists, entrepreneurs, educators, activists and other people who are renewing the countryside through sustainable and innovative initiatives, businesses, and projects.
Focus on Energy is Wisconsin’s statewide energy efficiency and renewable resource program funded by the state’s investor-owned energy utilities and participating municipal and electric cooperative utilities.
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is offering grants to support the development of new and existing cooperatives in Wisconsin, with a goal of fostering the success of current and future cooperatives by supporting planning and exploratory research in advance of making a large investment.