9/30/2013

The number of women farmers grew rapidly in Michigan from 2002 to 2007, and it is thought to have risen even higher since then. This trend may be fueled by a number of factors, including a growing emphasis on nutrition and a rise in entrepreneurship among women. "I actually found my passion. I feel very fortunate," said Joannee DeBruhl, who became a farm owner after losing her job in the insurance industry.

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