Plate to Politics

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Plate to Politics is a collaboration between The White House Project, the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) Rural Women's Project, and Women, Food and Agriculture Network. "Plate to Politics is a nationwide effort to support and strengthen the national leadership role of women transforming our nation’s food system, from the federal agriculture policy agenda to what’s on our family’s supper plate."[1]

Cultivate 2012

In the spring of 2011, Plate to Politics held the Cultivate 2012 Summit, bringing together 30 women leaders to:[2]

  • "Support and strengthen this movement by identifying key opportunities and challenges for women in sustainable agriculture.
  • "Develop strategies to encourage more women in sustainable agriculture and rural women to pursue leadership roles, including running for or being appointed to public office, boards, commissions and various positions of influence.
  • "Create a foundation for future collaboration among women leaders in sustainable agriculture, including planning for The White House Project's Rural Women's Leadership Program."



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Related Sourcewatch articles


  1. Plate to Politics, Accessed May 24, 2011.
  2. Plate to Politics: Cultivate 2012 Summit, Accessed May 24, 2011.
  3. Meet the Leaders, Accessed May 24, 2011.

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