FarmHer: South Dakota

FarmHer: South Dakota, an exhibit celebrating South Dakota women farmers of the past and present, opened on April 20, 2019. It is a traveling exhibit produced by the South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum and FarmHer, Inc. For three years, Gwen McCausland, director of the South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum, worked curating this exhibit. The museum received grants from the SDSU Women and Giving Fund and from the South Dakota Humanities Council. Gwen, Kelley LeBeaux, and Vicki Hebb interviewed women across the state. The team selected ten women to be photographed by Ali Leuty of FarmHer, Inc. The women selected represent the diversity of commodities, ethnicity, size of operation and ages of women farmers/ranchers in South Dakota.

This exhibit was open  - An opening reception was held on June 15, 2019 at 2 PM. Marji Guyler-Alaniz, owner of FarmHer, Inc., spoke as part of the reception. The exhibit closed on February 8, 2020. It will be available for rent in March 2020.

Credits

Exhibit funded in part by the South Dakota Humanities Council and the SDSU Women and Giving Fund.