Thursday, January 11, 2007

Women Entrepreneur Farmers A Growing Business

Cheryl Rogowski (pictured checking her radishes) wanted to do something different when she took over her family’s farm in New York’s Hudson River valley.

She began growing organic vegetables — 250 types in all — and started other programs to help local families in need.

Rogowski told her story Tuesday as the keynote speaker at the conference on Celebrating Agriculture’s Women Entrepreneurs. The conference was part of Women in Agriculture Day at the 2007 Pennsylvania Farm Show.

Her key quote:

I just love to have fun with my food.

Read more here.

Separately and from the book "Women Who Changed The World:"

Chapter 22
Helena Rubinstein

I believe in hard work. It keeps the wrinkles out of the mind and spirit. ~ Helena Rubinstein

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