The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 61 – June Dairy Month Part 3: Cheese Please! with Naomi De Ruiter

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 61 – June Dairy Month Part 3: Cheese Please! with Naomi De Ruiter

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll meet Naomi De Ruiter who is a first-generation dairy farmer and the Modern Milkmaid at Birdsong Farm, where she raises registered Jersey cows and teaches cheese making classes. Naomi was 14 when she got her first cow, a Jersey-cross she named Blossom, and she fell [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 59 – June Dairy Month Part 1: Don’t Downplay Your Farmer-ness with Sarah Sache

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 59 – June Dairy Month Part 1: Don’t Downplay Your Farmer-ness with Sarah Sache

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast you’ll meet Canadian dairy producer Sarah Sache. Sarah operates West River Farm Ltd. in Rosedale, BC alongside her husband Gene and brother in law Grant. In her twelve years farming she has worked to become well connected in the dairy industry and agriculture community both locally [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 35 – Ask a Farmer, Not Google with Katie Dotterer-Pyle

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 35 – Ask a Farmer, Not Google with Katie Dotterer-Pyle

On this weeks episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll meet third generation turned first generation dairy farmer Katie Dotterer-Pyle. Not only is Katie a dairy farmer, but she is a part time Spanish teacher, entrepreneur and AGvocate. Growing up as part of the 3rd generation on her family dairy farm in central PA, Katie [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 28 – Inspiring and Encouraging Words from 25 Women in Agriculture: Part 2

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 28 – Inspiring and Encouraging Words from 25 Women in Agriculture: Part 2

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, we’ll be wrapping up our two part series of Inspiring and Encouraging Words from 25 Women in Agriculture. You will hear from the remaining 13 women from previous episodes of The Rural Woman Podcast. Thank you so much for the positive feedback I received from part [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.17 – Dairy Month Part Four: Dairy FarmHer AGvocate Tara Vander Dussen

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.17 – Dairy Month Part Four: Dairy FarmHer AGvocate Tara Vander Dussen

Hey everyone, On this bonus episode and Dairy Month finale, you'll hear from one of my favourite dairy farmers once again, Tara Vander Dussen. I had the chance to sit down and chat with Tara back in March and talk about ALL THE THINGS! I’m so thankful we were able to finish out recording before [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 16 – Dairy Month Part Three: Making Farming Fun Again with Jess Peters

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 16 – Dairy Month Part Three: Making Farming Fun Again with Jess Peters

Oh hey guys 😏, On this bonus episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, we're continuing Dairy Month with another great dairy farmer! Today you'll get to meet the one and only, Jess Peters. Jess Peters grew up on a dairy farm in Meadville, PA where she still lives and works today. Along with her parents [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 15 – Dairy Month Part Two: Farming & Family with Allison Akins

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 15 – Dairy Month Part Two: Farming & Family with Allison Akins

Hey everyone! Thank you so much for tuning in to this weeks episode of The Rural Woman Podcast. We're continuing our special Dairy Month episodes with dairy farmer Allison Aikins from Lisbon, NY. Allison Akins is a 7th generation dairy farmer working alongside her grandparents, parents, brother and sister-in-law. The Akins family is one of [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 14 – Dairy Month Part 1: Interview with Hannah Vander Poel

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 14 – Dairy Month Part 1:  Interview with Hannah Vander Poel

Thanks for checking out this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast! On today's episode, you'll get to meet Hannah Vander Poel. She's a fourth generation dairy farmer originally from California now residing and managing her families second dairy operation in Castleford, Idaho. Hannah and her crew milk around 1,000 cows two to three times [...]