The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 124 – Against the Grain: Advocating for Women in Ag with Megz Reynolds

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 124 – Against the Grain: Advocating for Women in Ag with Megz Reynolds

https://podcasts.captivate.fm/media/226fab64-c29f-462e-9db3-aebbcbf78b63/22-01-18-ruralwoman-ep124-adfree.mp3 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 [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 121 – Supporting the Next Generation of Somali American Farmers with Naima Dhore

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 121 – Supporting the Next Generation of Somali American Farmers with Naima Dhore

https://podcasts.captivate.fm/media/e212ec18-cba7-4aa6-8269-8953deb55e15/21-12-07-ruralwoman-ep121.mp3 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 [...]

Ep. 120 Extended – Talking about Inspiration, Freezer Camp, and Star Wars Sheep with Karri Munn-Venn

Ep. 120 Extended – Talking about Inspiration, Freezer Camp, and Star Wars Sheep with Karri Munn-Venn

Talking about Inspiration, Freezer Camp, and Star Wars Sheep with Karri Munn-Venn Karri Munn-Venn and I continued our conversation from Episode 120 as I just couldn’t get enough of our fun time together. We go into what our goals are in sharing our stories, what it’s like being a new producer, our first experiences with [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 120 – Starting a Farm in 2020 with Karri Munn-Venn

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 120 – Starting a Farm in 2020 with Karri Munn-Venn

https://podcasts.captivate.fm/media/7fe6e571-1ec0-4cae-806e-ed34e593fcbf/21-11-29-ruralwoman-ep120.mp3 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, [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 119 – Katelyn In the Hot Seat with host Annabel Morgan

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 119 – Katelyn In the Hot Seat with host Annabel Morgan

https://podcasts.captivate.fm/media/dd04af1e-abbd-4159-a0bb-ee3dadee1e3a/21-11-23-ruralwoman-ep119.mp3 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 Rural Woman Podcast Episode 117 – From The Suburbs of Chicago to Homesteading Expert with Deborah Niemann

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 117 – From The Suburbs of Chicago to Homesteading Expert with Deborah Niemann

https://podcasts.captivate.fm/media/645d853d-af5c-4294-be22-a7b87e1426e4/21-11-09-ruralwoman-ep117.mp3 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 (@thriftyhomesteader). 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 [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Bonus Episode – Cultivating Capital: How to Use Online Marketing to Grow Your Farm with Kelsey Jorissen Olesen

The Rural Woman Podcast Bonus Episode – Cultivating Capital: How to Use Online Marketing to Grow Your Farm with Kelsey Jorissen Olesen

https://podcasts.captivate.fm/media/c2064c69-329b-4d19-85b2-cef39995c87e/21-11-02-ruralwoman-bonusepisode.mp3 Cultivating Capital: How to Use Online Marketing to Grow Your Farm with Kelsey Jorissen Olesen On today’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll hear from a familiar farmer, Kelsey Jorissen Olesen (@kelseyjorissen). Kelsey was on the podcast previously talking all about her farm Green Willow Homestead. You can head back to Episode 7 [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 115 – Opening a Farm Store with Jillian Byers

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 115 – Opening a Farm Store with Jillian Byers

https://podcasts.captivate.fm/media/c8d33a6f-b4d2-49e9-8e3b-f3e333783c03/21-10-19-ruralwoman-ep115.mp3 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 [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 114 – Inside Feedlot Health Management with Dr. Natasha Kutryk, DVM

https://podcasts.captivate.fm/media/d7ca582e-381e-464f-9d1b-86c7a2e3b826/21-10-11-ruralwoman-ep114.mp3 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 [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 110 – Enhancing the Quality of Life for Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Workers with Disabilities with Rachel Jarman

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 110 – Enhancing the Quality of Life for Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Workers with Disabilities with Rachel Jarman

https://traffic.libsyn.com/forcedn/theruralwomanpodcast/21_07_15_RuralWoman_EP110.mp3 Enhancing the Quality of Life for Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Workers with Disabilities with Rachel Jarman On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll meet Rachel Jarman. Rachel grew up on a grain farm in ohio and participated in 4-h for 10 years. She attended The Ohio State University and graduated with [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 65 – What You Need to Know In Case of Emergency on The Farm with Amanda Volsen

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 65 – What You Need to Know In Case of Emergency on The Farm with Amanda Volsen

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll meet Amanda Volsen. Amanda grew up on a hobby farm in western Wisconsin and now finds herself in south central Minnesota, married to a 6th generation farmer.  She and her husband, Eric, keep very busy raising corn, soybeans, small grains and four children who are [...]

Happy Anniversary (to me): Celebrating Three Years of Sharing my Ag Story Online

Happy Anniversary (to me): Celebrating Three Years of Sharing my Ag Story Online

January 20, 2017 I was sitting by the pool sipping my fruity adult beverage in Cabo nearing the end of my honeymoon. I spent two glorious weeks with my hubby soaking up all the tacos, tequila, and sunshine I could stand. Part of me wanted to stay forever and the other part of me was [...]

From City Girl to The Rural Woman Podcast Host: Why Telling Ag Stories Matters

From City Girl to The Rural Woman Podcast Host: Why Telling Ag Stories Matters

Hey all, I had the privilege of writing a guest blog post for my girl Erika Jaeger over at 4F Farms. Erika is a farmer, rancher, wife, and mama to three little ones. She helps farm families learn how to balance their FAITH, FAMILY, FARM, and FRIENDSHIPS. Head on over to 4F Farm blog to [...]

Peace out, 2018!

It's our second wedding anniversary today! I can't believe it has already been two years of marriage to my Farmer. I look at these two pictures and just have a good belly laugh. So much has changed in the last two years for me. I went from a full-time desk job to running tractors and [...]

What is FOPO?

What is FOPO?

Ah - modern day abbreviations (also known as slang). YOLO, BAE, MCM, TBT, and FOMO only to name a few.  Since I am technically in the millennial generation, I should know what most of these mean. But to be honest,  I sometimes need to use The Google to look them up. I recently learned a [...]

Onion, Garlic & Rosemary Hemp Avocado Toast

Onion, Garlic & Rosemary Hemp Avocado Toast

Avocado is basically it's own food group in my world. I essentially eat it in someway shape or form everyday. Here's one of my favourite avocado toast recipes: 2 slices of Little Big Bread (toasted) 1/2 of an avocado (mashed) 20g cooked lentils 1tsp crushed chilies 1-2 tbs Onion, Garlic & Rosemary Hemp Heart Toppers [...]

1825 Days

1825 Days

In my blog post, 25 Things About Me, I mentioned a little bit of how I met my Farmer. I thought I would share a bit more of our story as it was five years ago today when we went on our first date. Let's start from the beginning. It was a Friday night in [...]

Farm Wife Fail

Farm Wife Fail

Good morning and Happy Monday!! Do the words 'Happy' and 'Monday' go together for you? Or is it the opposite? I think Monday's get a pretty bad rap, but I'll admit today has been a doozy so far. My Farmer left last week, in the middle of a blizzard, to head down south to go [...]

Big News!

Big News!

Guys! Big News! I am excited to announce that I am now an official Manitoba Harvest Hemp Ambassador!! I have teamed up with Manitoba Harvest to spread the good word about the super seed that has 10 grams of plant-based protein, 10 grams of omega-3 and omega-6 per 30-gram serving - HEMP! I received my [...]