In Her Boots Podcast
June 12, 2019
My sustainable agriculture story: Margaret Krome
Margaret Krome joins a list of inspiring women in celebrating the collaborative spirit of women farmers, the sharing of ideas, and championing women farmers in the sustainable and organic farming movement. Margaret she shares the inspiring story of her journey to becoming a national leader in sustainable agriculture policy. From family farming roots growing citrus in Florida to the Peace Corps to eventually rooting in Wisconsin, thanks in part to a night of polka dancing. Hear how her various experiences and grad school led to working in policy and the importance of us farmers taking an active advocacy role.
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Margaret Krome is Policy Program Director for the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute. She helps develop state and local programs and policies supporting environmentally sound, profitable, and socially responsible agriculture and helps the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition coordinate its annual national grassroots campaign to fund federal programs prioritized each year by NSAC’s member groups. Margaret helps coordinate a farmer-led watershed group in Southwest Wisconsin and also conducts workshops and webinars nationwide on grant writing and using federal programs to support sustainable agriculture and has collaborated with MOSES to educate farmers about risk management and crop insurance. Since October, 2018, Margaret has also served as Interim Coalition Director for the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition.