Being an Agricultural Businesswoman: Women as Game Changers Summit Interview with Lisa Kivirist

This interview will be available for you to watch for a full 48 hours!
What does it take to become an ‘ecopreneur’? To be able to successfully blend business with making the world a better place? Lisa Kivirist tells an engaging story about her and her family’s journey from the urban, paved jungle, to an organic farm. Lisa inspires women to become social and business entrepreneurs and leaders in the growing rural renaissance and sustainable living movement. This is a must watch interview!

Supporting agricultural businesswomen, being an agricultural businesswoman:

Lisa owns and operates the award-winning organic farm and bed and breakfast, Inn Serendipity in Monroe, Wisconsin. This inn is a diverse farm operation, completely powered by renewable energy and considered among the “Top Ten Eco-Destinations”
in North America.

In the Women as Game Changers interview Lisa discusses topics related to seasonal
and local food, green business, rural living, women entrepreneurship, sustainable living issues, and much more. Lisa Kivirist embodies the growing ‘ecopreneuring’ movement:“Women are unrepresented, particularly in agricultural…and we need to stick together”Lisa says. “…by supporting each other, that is how we can start having more of an impact and more of an influence.”

She has committed herself to working with innovative female entrepreneurs; helping them successfully blend business with making the world a better place and she loves every minute of it.


Lisa’s Free Gift for You Upon Joining the Summit!

A video by Lisa, giving you answers to questions such as, how to balance the different ‘ecopreneur’ hats, where should potential self-employers start and what’s next for women changing our food systems.

About Lisa

An author, a farmsted chef and an advocate, Lisa is transforming our food systems. Lisa is the author of a new book called “Soil Sisters: A Toolkit for Women Growing Food”. This book is the first, supportive, authoritative guide for female farmers. As a Senior Fellow and Endowed Chair in Agricultural Systems at the University of Minnesota, Lisa focuses on supporting and promoting female farmers and rural entrepreneurs by providing networking, training, and support.

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Amplify the Game-changer within and come to our “Women As Game Changers” Living Lab with Nell Newman of Newman’s Own Organics and other amazing game-changing women. This 2-day immersive, interactive and creative laboratory where you will roll up your sleeves and take a deep dive into your life’s work with some of the world’s most progressive, game-changing women.

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Contact Carolyn Parrs at for a free strategy session to activate the game-changer in you. Put “Women As Game Changers” in the email subject line and she’ll help you uncover and amplify the game changer within.

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