Holistic Management 101 with Deanne Chuiko

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Deanne Chuiko.Deanne Chuiko ranches along with her husband John, and their children Matt and Rylee. CJ Ranching is located North of St. Walburg, Saskatchewan. They run a cow-calf and long yearling operation along the Bronson forest, working as close to mother nature as they [...]

Seed Treating Solutions with AGI’s Leanne Marin

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Leanne Marin.Growing up on a multi-generational family farm, Leanne Marin knows life in ag moves fast. Her role with AGI helps her do what she does best: find solutions for producers where they least expect it. Starting her career with AGI in 2017, Leanne [...]

Not Your Father’s Farm Conference with Simone Weinstein

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Simone Weinstein.Simone made the leap from a classic 9-5 to self-employment when they joined Celeste at The Conscious Kitchen. They were working in sustainable food consulting and loved working with food entrepreneurs, but there was something missing. Their passion started early, climbing trees and [...]

Maybe You Can Relate: The One About Speaking Your Truth

On this episode of Maybe You Can Relate I’m sharing about speaking your truth. I recently went to a speaking event and it didn’t turn out exactly how I had predicted but I walked away with new lessons and the realization that what’s truly important is being true to yourself and sharing that truth with [...]

Balancing multiple farming operations with Kendal Van Hall

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Kendal Van Hall.Kendal Van Hall is a farmer in the Palliser triangle in Alberta. She is an Olds College graduate, where she studied Horticulture before coming back to the family farm and feedlot in 2015, before farming her own piece of ground under her [...]

Creating a Farrow to Finish Operation with Kelly Worthington

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Kelly Worthington.Kelly Worthington and her husband, Jon Lendvoy bought their farm in the Fall of 2010 just east of Carstairs. Kelly was an avid horse girl with always the desire for breeding and Jon an outdoorsman, hunter and fisherman. Not long into renovations, they [...]

The Path to Becoming a Little More Self Reliant with Ashley Constance

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Ashley Constance.Ashley is a first-generation homesteader who moved from the big city to pursue more self-reliance on a 3 acre homestead in central Alberta. Along with her husband, she raises laying hens, meat chickens and meat rabbits, grows a large food garden, and is [...]

Navigating Family, Connection, and Community with Alison Weaver

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Alison Weaver.Alison Weaver is a grain farmer, storyteller, and speaker. Alison wants to share with Women in Ag and beyond how to overcome challenges and know you are enough! Alison loves to mentor and cheer women on with their hopes and dreams. Alison is [...]

Connecting to Your Community with Caroline Fanning

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet  Caroline Fanning.Caroline Fanning grew in on suburban Long Island, NY, and spent her summers hanging out and working at the beach. She moved upstate for college, where there were no beaches but plenty of farms. Her first farm job was at the Poughkeepsie Farm [...]

Creating a Simple and Fulfilling Homestead with Jennifer Spencer

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Jennifer Spencer. Jennifer is the farmer behind Yellow Brick Road Farm. She farms with her family on their one-acre homestead on Cape Sable Island, a small island on the southwest tip of Nova Scotia. Their homestead acts as a brooder for their small-scale pastured [...]

Growing a Garden from the Ground Up with Karin Velez

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Karin Velez.Karin Velez is a U.S. Marine-turned-farmer-turned-educator. Alongside her husband, she built a small farm focused on raising animals on pasture for meat and eggs and growing fruits and vegetables with no chemical inputs. The farm started simply as a way to provide food [...]

Redefining Leadership in Agriculture with Sarah Bohnenkamp

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Sarah Bohnenkamp. Sarah is a hope dealer and anti-average advocate.She helps people who want to blaze epic trails and who say "NO!" to mediocre through intensive coaching programs.Sarah serves professionals who are being called to show up in much bigger ways. Leaders who are [...]

Shifting Focus: Rebranding the Family Farm with Hannah Miller

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Hannah Miller. Hannah is a 26-year-old farmer running her own business on her family's 175-acre farm in central Massachusetts. She has about 500 egg-laying chickens, 4 dairy cows that produce raw milk, and a small herd of goats who go on "goat hikes" with [...]

The Next Generation of Agriculture with Mady Adamson

Mady Adamson is a 5th generation Saskatchewan grain farmer. She is passionate about Ag education and sharing what she knows to her social media pages titled Learning About Ag With Mady. Mady is currently in grade 4 and in her spare time enjoys dancing, watching hockey and reading. Since Learning About Ag With Mady began [...]

Connecting Your Community to Their Food Sources with Kerri Giesbrecht

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast you will meet, Kerri Giesbrecht.From stilettos to rubber boots; Kerri was born and raised as a city girl that has turned a whole lot country thanks to her husband. Her farm is everything high maintenance (as her husband likes to call it). Kerri has all the [...]

Food Security and Building Diversity with Rachael Stewart

On this episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, we are chatting with Rachael Stewart!Rachael is the CEO of the Southwest Black Ranchers. In late 2020, Rachael and her family decided to take a leap of faith and bring their longtime dream into fruition – a dream that would not only promote a healthy lifestyle and [...]

Creating Self-Sufficiency with Climate Changes with Kimberley Allan

This week on The Rural Woman Podcast, you will get to meet Kimberley Allan. Kimberley owns Gather Farm & Kitchen in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island. Along with her partner, Dennis, and her daughters, they operate a 5 acre farm and business.Kimberley grew up in Vancouver and launched her gourmet food business, Kimberley’s Kitchen, [...]

Starting a Homestead Where You’re At with Natalie Green

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you will meet Natalie Green, a passionate homesteader with a one-acre farm in Richmond, VA. When Natalie and her husband moved to their home 3 years ago Natalie knew she wanted a big garden and a few chickens for eggs. She was also excited to produce [...]

How to Handle Burnout on the Farm with Erica Leniczek

On this episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll meet Erica Leniczek. Erica is the owner, face and name behind The Brand Erica and the host of The Rural Mindset Podcast™.Erica is a personal development specialist and mental health coach who helps people become the best versions of themselves. She works to provide people with [...]

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 [...]

Creating a Homemade Life with Kate Schat

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll meet Kate Schat. Kate, along with her husband and five children, have always enjoyed living a homemade life whenever possible. After moving 1000 miles north in 2017 to Northern BC, Canada they upped their game even more.They live on a 34 acre homestead and get [...]

Against the Grain: Advocating for Women in Ag with Megz Reynolds

On this episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll meet Megz Reynolds. Megz grew up in Calgary, AB and had a 10 year career in the Canadian film industry before trading film sets for tractor cabs and moving to a grain farm in SW Saskatchewan. Megz jumped right into farming, starting an apprenticeship as a [...]

Maybe You Can Relate: The one about goals

On this episode of Maybe You Can Relate, I’ll be speaking about setting goals for 2022. I have had the great privilege to sit down with some amazingly brilliant female entrepreneurs over the last couple of months where we’ve been able to chat all things goal setting and I am excited to share what I [...]

Waste Not Wool with Leanna Maksymiuk

Leanna Maksymiuk along with her family own Lone Sequoia Ranch just outside of Lumby BC. As a first generation rancher, she wasn’t even sure she wanted sheep but accidentally fell in love with her daughters 4H ewe and that was it!Her flock of Navajo-Churro sheep make up the majority of the sheep she cares for, [...]

The Power of Rural Women in Entrepreneurship with Erin & Jan Johnson

Jan and Erin Johnson, the mother-daughter duo, have been working together on a winding entrepreneurial journey for over 20 years. They are the founders of Trailblazher Co. – a lifestyle and business hub for enterprising, rural women AND Trailblazher Magazine - quarterly print publication that celebrates and showcases the lifestyles and businesses of resilient, gutsy [...]

Maybe You Can Relate: The one where we stop being mean girls on the internet

On this episode of Maybe You Can Relate, I’ll be sharing some behind the scenes footage of what it looks like to be a recovering mean girl on the internet. To hear the full episode, head on over to Patreon.com and join the Patreon Community in supporting the stories of Women in Agriculture to be [...]

Supporting the Next Generation of Somali American Farmers with Naima Dhore

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll meet Naima Dhore. Naima is a first-generation farmer, activist and educator committed to look after mother earth and community building. She is the Program Director at Somali American Farmers Association and owner of Naima's Farm LLC, where she supports the next generation of Somali American [...]

Starting a Farm in 2020 with Karri Munn-Venn

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll meet Karri Munn-Venn. Karri is the co-owner and head shepherd at Fermes Leystone Farms located on unceded Algonquin territory in west Québec. She shares this piece of paradise with her fabulous husband Trefor, two teenage sons, 10-year-old daughter, and city-dog Kaz. Off-farm, Karri works as [...]

Katelyn In the Hot Seat with host Annabel Morgan

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast our friend Annabel Morgan is putting Katelyn in the guest seat. We asked you to submit your questions that you wanted Annabel to ask Katelyn. Find out more about the life and times of Katelyn on the farm, the breeding plans for Kitty & Babs, plus [...]

Ranch Life Post Cancer Diagnosis with Annabel Morgan

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast we’re catching up with my dear friend, Annabel Morgan. Annabel and her family produce pasture raised commercial  beef and replacement heifers on their 5th generation ranch in beautiful Gallatin County, Montana. Today Annabel shares with us the unexpected news their family received in early 2021 that not [...]

From The Suburbs of Chicago to Homesteading Expert with Deborah Niemann

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll meet Deborah Niemann. Deborah is a homesteader and self-sufficiency expert. In 2002, she relocated her family from the suburbs of Chicago to a 32-acre parcel on a creek in the middle of nowhere. Together, they built their own home and began growing most of their [...]

Overcoming Limiting Beliefs: The Road to Becoming a Farmer with Rhonda Kesslering

On this episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll meet Rhonda Kesslering (@rhonda_kesslering). Rhonda grew up on a multigenerational grain farm in South Central Saskatchewan. The youngest of three kids, she was raised by entrepreneurial parents who together grew registered seed and built a seed cleaning plant. The loss of Rhonda’s father in 2010 from [...]

Opening a Farm Store with Jillian Byers

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll meet Jillian Byers. Jillian along with her family own and operate Blue Ridge Farms located in Blue Ridge, Alberta approximately 1.5 hours northwest of Edmonton, Alberta. They started their operation in 2011 with 7 heifers, a dog and two cats and now are raising 400 [...]

Inside Feedlot Health Management with Dr. Natasha Kutryk, DVM

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll meet Dr. Natasha Kutryk, DVM. Dr. Kutryk grew up on a farm in north-eastern Alberta. The youngest of four children, she was always highly competitive with her older siblings, and it was no surprise when she started her post-secondary career at the University of Alberta [...]

Maybe You Can Relate: The one where we define ourselves

On this episode of Maybe You Can Relate, I’ll be speaking about a situation that happened recently online that caused quite a stir up in Agriculture. Recently, a fellow female producer sent out a Tweet questioning why agriculture still pushing the ‘Farm Wife’ narrative which I'll dive into.To hear the full episode, head on over [...]

REPLAY | Freaky Farmer Friday: Interview with Katelyn Duban Hosted by Annabel Morgan

Hey folks, I’m taking a break from releasing new episodes of The Rural Woman Podcast during Harvest 2021, but not to worry – we’ll be rereleasing some of your favourite interviews in the meantime to keep you company.Welcome to this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast. Today’s episode is a little different as you’ll [...]

REPLAY | Starting a Market Garden with Kristin Graves at Fifth Gen. Gardens

Hey folks, I’m taking a break from releasing new episodes of The Rural Woman Podcast during Harvest 2021, but not to worry – we’ll be rereleasing some of your favourite interviews in the meantime to keep you company. On this week’s Replay episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll get to meet my fellow Albertan [...]

REPLAY | Building the Bridge to Loveland Acres with Scarlett Salamone

Hey folks, I’m taking a break from releasing new episodes of The Rural Woman Podcast during Harvest 2021, but not to worry – we’ll be rereleasing some of your favourite interviews in the meantime to keep you company. On this week’s Replay episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll meet Scarlett Salamone. A chronically ill [...]

REPLAY | Highland Cattle & Flower Farming with Kristen Primrose

Hey folks, I’m taking a break from releasing new episodes of The Rural Woman Podcast during Harvest 2021, but not to worry – we’ll be rereleasing some of your favourite interviews in the meantime to keep you company. On this week’s REPLAY episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll get to meet Kristen Primrose from [...]

REPLAY | All About Healthy Soils and Regenerative Ag with Nicole Masters

Hey folks, I’m taking a break from releasing new episodes of The Rural Woman Podcast during Harvest 2021, but not to worry – we’ll be rereleasing some of your favourite interviews in the meantime to keep you company. On this week’s REPLAY episode of The Rural Woman Podcast you’ll hear from Nicole Masters who is [...]

Maybe You Can Relate: The one where we stop saying we’re busy

Hey folks, I’m taking a break from releasing new episodes of The Rural Woman Podcast during Harvest 2021, but not to worry - we’ll be rereleasing some of your favourite interviews in the meantime to keep you company.   This week there’s a brand new episode of my Patreon Exclusive Podcast - Maybe you can [...]

Failing Forward Through Homesteading with Sarah Cross

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll meet Sarah Cross. Sarah was born and raised in sunny SoCal and never imagined she would be living on a 36 acre, semi-off grid homestead in rural Indiana.  Sarah, along with her husband, have made a conscientious shift from a consumer-driven city to an intentional [...]

More Than Just a Farmer’s Wife with Stacy Bronec

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll meet Stacy Bronec. Stacy grew up in a small town in Wyoming, and fully planned to become a "city girl" after college. She envisioned a life of high heels, a high-rise apartment, and take-out on every corner. Today, she finds herself wearing boots, in a [...]

Sneak Peek – Maybe You Can Relate

Here's your sneak peek at my new Patreon Exclusive podcast Maybe You Can Relate. Available to the Patrons of The Rural Woman Podcast at tier TEN + over on Patreon. To hear the full episode and to financially support The Rural Woman Podcast, head on over to Patreon.com/TheRuralWomanPodcast. https://wildrosefarmer.com/newpodcast/

Integrating Regenerative Practices on a Multigenerational Farm with Abigail Sickler

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, Abigail Sickler. Abby, is a proud 5th generation farmer, growing both her family and their dreams on the same ground that her family before her did. As a lifelong Salem County resident, agriculture has always been a foundation in Abby’s life. Even when life was pulling [...]