pink collar is the new green collar in nyc farms
Are women more willing to nurture their communities (and also their beet greens)? Are men preoccupied with techie farm toys like aquaponics? Is gender the reason the radio at the Queens Farm washing station is always stuck on Beyoncé and Alicia Keys? More significant, if urban ag work comes to be seen as women’s work, what will that mean for the movement’s farming model, mission and pay? Check out the article "Mother Nature’s Daughters" in the New York Times.