Great Plains Studies, Center for


Date of this Version

Fall 2006


Published in GREAT PLAINS RESEARCH 16:2 (Fall 2006). Copyright © 2006 Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska–Lincoln.


It is important to say early and often that Women and Sustainable Agriculture is a compilation of interviews and oral histories written by and for people involved in sustainable agriculture. Anderson offers an engaging, well-written preface, but the book as a whole could perhaps be classified as more testimony than research, straying into political and social agendas that will hold great appeal for some readers and be deemed biased and controversial by others.