The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 126 – Postpartum Depression and Farming  with Esther Vandenhoven

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 126 - Postpartum Depression and Farming  with Esther Vandenhoven
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Postpartum Depression and Farming  with Esther Vandenhoven

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll meet Esther Vandenhoven. Esther is a first generation farmer who, along with her husband and two kids, run a 300 head sheep farm in Rimbey, Alberta. Esther grew up in Northern British Columbia and attended Olds College for Equine Sciences then proceeded to get her Bachelors of Science in Equine Management in England.

Recently, Esther has taken the leap from working off the farm to now farming full time with the hopes that they will be able to transition to the farm being their families primary source of income. Esther shares with us her personal experience with growing their operation as well as her experience with postpartum depression as a rural mother.

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 126 - Postpartum Depression and Farming  with Esther Vandenhoven
Esther Vandenhoven

This episode is sponsored by:

Advancing Women in Agriculture Conf
Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference
Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference

Join women passionate about agriculture and food at the upcoming Advancing Women Conference being held on June 21 & 22, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency in Calgary, Alberta.   Re-energize and re-engage while listening to leaders in ag and food tell their story. Network and make connections. Learn tips that will help you meet your goals.   

For more information and to register, head to https://www.advancingwomenconference.ca/ 

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The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 126 - Postpartum Depression and Farming  with Esther Vandenhoven
The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 126 - Postpartum Depression and Farming  with Esther Vandenhoven

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