“An informative and celebratory useful resource.” —Booklist
On this gorgeous and empowering e book, Jennifer Jewell—host of public radio’s award-successful software and podcast Cultivating Place—introduces 75 inspiring girls. Running in extensive-attaining fields that come with botany, floral layout, panorama structure, farming, herbalism, and meals justice, those influencers are growing amendment from the bottom up. Profiled girls come with flower farmer Erin Benzakein; codirector of Soul Hearth Farm Leah Penniman; plantswoman Vegetation Grubb; fit to be eaten and cultural panorama dressmaker Leslie Bennett; Caribbean-American author and gardener Jamaica Kincaid; soil scientist Elaine Ingham; panorama dressmaker Ariella Chezar; floral dressmaker Amy Merrick, and plenty of extra. Wealthy with non-public tales and insights, Jewell’s photos monitor a devotion that transcends age, locale, and heritage, reminding us of the profound position of inexperienced rising issues in our global—and our lives.