The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 77 – Suicide Awareness & Prevention Month Part 5: Remembering David with Katie Lyons

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 77 – Suicide Awareness & Prevention Month Part 5: Remembering David with Katie Lyons

[TW/CW: MH, MI] This episode of The Rural Woman Podcast contains discussion of mental health, mental illness, discussion of suicide. These themes may be upsetting to some listeners. If you or a loved one find yourself needing emotional support or are in crisis please note the following resources: Crisis Services Canada: 1-833-456-4566 or send a text [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 72 – Building The Bridge To Loveland Acres Farm with Scarlett Salamone

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 72 – Building The Bridge To Loveland Acres Farm with Scarlett Salamone

https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/15790781/height/360/theme/standard/thumbnail/yes/direction/backward/ On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast you’ll meet Scarlett Salamone. A chronically ill former inner city special education teacher gone calf loving, goat toting, chicken chasing, duck herding, sheep shearing dairy farmer. Scarlett grew up on the heels of her dad and uncles on her grandparents’ livestock farm  in IL hoping [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 70 – Live Your Big Life with Dallas James

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 70 – Live Your Big Life with Dallas James

https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/15702458/height/360/theme/standard/thumbnail/yes/direction/backward/ On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast you’ll meet Dallas James. Dallas is a farmer which is something that she never thought she’d say. A former professional musician, mom to three and wife to a police officer she was ready for a life change once she hit 40! Born in Europe to [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 67 – Transition Planning with Agriculture Transition Specialist, Annessa Good: Part 1

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 67 – Transition Planning with Agriculture Transition Specialist, Annessa Good: Part 1

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast you’ll meet Annessa Good. Annessa is an Agriculture Transition Specialist at Farm Credit Canada where she helps people start the transition conversation, giving them the tools and resources to work towards goals that keep their operations viable and sustainable.  Annessa recently moved back to the family [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 64 – Raising Pasture Poultry with Nicole Vernon

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 64 – Raising Pasture Poultry with Nicole Vernon

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast you’ll meet Nicole Vernon. Nicole is co-owner of Vernon Family Farm, a non GMO pastured poultry farm on the Seacoast of New Hampshire. She is a farmer, a Spanish teacher, a bilingual mama of 3 adventurous farm girls, a committed wife, a serious multi-tasker and a [...]

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 60 – June Dairy Month Part 2: Brown Swiss & Holsteins & Cats, Oh my! with Becca Hilby

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 60 – June Dairy Month Part 2: Brown Swiss & Holsteins & Cats, Oh my! with Becca Hilby

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast we're continuing June Dairy Month with Becca Hilby. Becca is a first generation dairy farmer from America’s Dairy Land, Wisconsin. Becca and her husband, Joey, live on his family’s farm with their three year old daughter Sophia, and one year old son, Joseph. They raise steers, [...]

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 58 – You’re Either a Goat Person or a Sheep Person with Sara Beth Johnson

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 58 – You’re Either a Goat Person or a Sheep Person with Sara Beth Johnson

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast you’ll hear from Sara Beth Johnson from Flying Pig Cattle Co. in Arkansas. Sara Beth along with her husband own and operate a commercial cow/calf operation, raise meat goats, and even have a few miniature Hereford cattle for fun. Sara Beth also works off the farm [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 57 – From Fashion to Farming: The Journey to Carbon Beneficial Wool with Star Hoerauf

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 57 – From Fashion to Farming: The Journey to Carbon Beneficial Wool with Star Hoerauf

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll meet fashionista turned first generation Farmer Star Hoerauf. Star worked in the clothing and fashion industry for many years before she made the jump into farming where she began raising Blue Faced Lester sheep. She says there have always been three key elements throughout her [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 56 – The Next Generation of Farming with The Prairie Farm Project

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 56 – The Next Generation of Farming with The Prairie Farm Project

On this week’s episode of you’ll meet Dana, Jenna, and Nikki of The Prairie Farm Project. The Prairie Farm Project is a partnership of Central Alberta producers dedicated to providing nutritionally dense and ethically raised food and other farm products to families. Together, Lady’s Hat Farm, Redtail Farms and Lazy T Farm market their products [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 54 – Preserving Rural Community in The Maritimes with Alicia Parsons Lushington

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 54 – Preserving Rural Community in The Maritimes with Alicia Parsons Lushington

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you'll meet Alicia Parsons Lushington. Alicia grew up in rural Nova Scotia surrounded by chickens, horses, dairy cows, honey bees and gardens and woods. She attended the Nova Scotia Agricultural College first with thoughts of becoming a vet but soon distracted by the world of plants [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 52: Meat Goat Farming with Leslie Svacina from Cylon Rolling Acres

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 52: Meat Goat Farming with Leslie Svacina from Cylon Rolling Acres

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast you'll meet Leslie Svacina who owns and runs Cylon Rolling Acres, a grass-based livestock farm near Deer Park in Western Wisconsin. Leslie, with the help of her husband Scott and their two kiddos raise  Boer-Kiko cross goats for meat on pasture. Leslie Svacina | BIO Leslie [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 51 – Feeding The Farm with Deanne Frieders from This Farm Girl Cooks

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 51 – Feeding The Farm with Deanne Frieders from This Farm Girl Cooks

On the week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll meet Deanne Frieders. Wife to a farmer and mother of four, Deanne Frieders is the blogger behind This Farm Girl Cooks. Her focus is on simple, delicious meals your family will actually eat! If you love easy meals, a sprinkle of humor and a dash [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 49 – Raising Gotland Sheep with Kim Goodling

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 49 – Raising Gotland Sheep with Kim Goodling

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you'll hear from Kim Goodling. Kim is shepherd to a flock of Gotland sheep on a hillside farm in Vermont. Kim and her husband began homesteading many years ago as a way to provide healthy food for their family,  live a self sufficient lifestyle, and participate in Vermont's rich [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 48 – Rotational Grazing & Growing Local with Kate Estrade

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 48 – Rotational Grazing & Growing Local with Kate Estrade

Hey guys. Welcome to this special Sunday episode of The Rural Woman Podcast. As you know, new episodes of the show typically release on Fridays but as you may have seen on social media this week I’ve been a bit under the weather, My husband and I returned form a trip to the US on [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 47 – Nursing The Farm with Mel Gallup

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 47 – Nursing The Farm with Mel Gallup

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast you’ll meet Mel Gallup from Southern Idaho. Mel is a registered nurse who farms alongside her family and started her own business Calloused Hands Bounty where she makes soaps and other handmade products. Who knew back in January when we recorded this episode that soap would be [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 44 – Blueberry & Pig Farming with Tiffany Duncan, RVT

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 44 – Blueberry & Pig Farming with Tiffany Duncan, RVT

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll meet Tiffany Duncan. Tiffany is a third generation blueberry farmer turned pig farmer at a 700 head farrow to wean operation in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia. Tiffany shares with us about her love of animals plus what it’s like to be a military wife [...]

Podcast tells stories of prairie farm women: The Western Producer Highlighting The Rural Woman Podcast

Podcast tells stories of prairie farm women: The Western Producer Highlighting The Rural Woman Podcast

Podcast tells stories of prairie farm women By Mary MacArthur READ THE ARTICLE I was recently featured in an article by Mary MacArthur in The Western Producer, the leading agricultural publication targeted for Western Canadian farmers and ranchers and has been a staple in the agricultural industry since 1923. I shared my story of The Rural [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 42 – Learning About Online and Digital Marketing for Farmers with Kelsey Jorissen Olesen

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 42  – Learning About Online and Digital Marketing for Farmers with Kelsey Jorissen Olesen

On today’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll hear from a familiar farmer, Kelsey Jorissen Olesen. Kelsey was on the podcast previously talking all about her farm Green Willow Honestead. You can head back to Episode 7 of The Rural Woman Podcast to hear her farming story. Kelsey is a first generation female farmer [...]

10 Things I Have Learned About Sharing My Ag Story Online

10 Things I Have Learned About Sharing My Ag Story Online

I recently celebrated my third anniversary of sharing my story in agriculture online! If you've been around for a while then you may recall some of the changes and additions that have been made throughout those three years. I started this journey out over on Instagram with the handle @FarmWifeyBlog. From there, I grew to [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 40 – Starting a Market Garden with Kristin Graves at Fifth Gen Gardens

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 40 – Starting a Market Garden with Kristin Graves at Fifth Gen Gardens

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast you’ll get to meet my follow Albertan Kristin Graves from Fifth Gen Gardens. Kristin’s family farm started in 1918 when her great-great grandfather purchased the land to pasture his cattle on. 100 years later, she is the fifth generation to farm on the land, making her [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 29 – Ready, Set, GOAT! with Lauren Stine

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 29 – Ready, Set, GOAT! with Lauren Stine

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you'll hear from Lauren Stine. She is an agricultural law professor, food journalist, and farmer in North West Arkansas raising grass-finished, pasture-raised cattle, sheep, and goats.  Recently, she started working with Diana Rodgers to promote her upcoming documentary and book project Sacred Cow, which makes the [...]

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. 23: AKA – Ask Katelyn Anything

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 23:  AKA – Ask Katelyn Anything

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast I am answering listener questions! I asked on Instagram, Facebook, and The Rural Woman Podcast Community group what they wanted to know about me. Thank you so much for all of your great questions! I hope y'all enjoy getting to know a little bit more about [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.22 – From Rodeo Drive to The Rodeo with The Farm Babe: Michelle Miller

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.22 – From Rodeo Drive to The Rodeo with The Farm Babe: Michelle Miller

On this weeks episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you'll get to hear from Michelle Miller. The Rural Woman Podcast on Patreon A big HELLO to our newest Patreon Fam member Emily Neufeld 👋🏼 If you’ve been enjoying The Rural Woman Podcast, please consider supporting the podcast through Patreon. For as little as $2, you can [...]

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 [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 13 – Holistic Management with First Generation Farmer Ashley Armstrong

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 13 – Holistic Management with First Generation Farmer Ashley Armstrong

Hi friends! Thank you so much for checking out this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast. Today I am chatting with my friend and fellow Albertan, Ashley Armstrong. Ashley along with her husband, Clay, and kids run Armstong Acres, located near Hythe, Alberta. They raise cattle, pigs, meat chickens, and laying hens using holistic [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 12 – Interview with The Ranch Wives

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 12 – Interview with The Ranch Wives

Hey there, Thanks for checking out this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast. Today you will meet two incredible women, JaTanna Williams and Natalie Kovarik. These long time friends grew up on their families ranches in Montana. Later, they both married rancher and started their families; leaving JaTanna in Montana and Natalie moving to [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.11 – Interview with Jackie Osanitsch

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.11 – Interview with Jackie Osanitsch

Hey there, Thank you so much for checking out this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast! Today you'll hear from Jackie Osanitsch. She is originally from Connecticut but has moved with her husband and two littles to start their life on their farm in Vermont. Jackie works along side her husband on their farm [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.10 – Interview with Kylee Seibert-Wongrowski

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.10 – Interview with Kylee Seibert-Wongrowski

Hey there, Thanks for checking out this weeks episode of The Rural Woman Podcast. Today you'll hear from my friend Kylee Seibert-Wongrowski. Kylee is a city girl turned lavender farming dog mama living in North West Ohio. She got the idea to start lavender farming after after watching a television show y'all! As I have [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.8 – Interview with Lailand Oberschulte

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.8 – Interview with Lailand Oberschulte

Oh hey there, On this episode of The Rural Woman Podcast I had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Lailand Oberschulte of Rosebud Heritage Farms in the Napa Valley region of California. Lailand is a second generation farmer with a passion for animals and maintaining the deep roots of agriculture by raising heritage [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.7 – Interview with Kelsey Jorissen

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.7 – Interview with Kelsey Jorissen

Hey everyone! On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast I had the opportunity to sit down and chat with my girl Kelsey Jorissen from Green Willow Homestead. Kelsey is a first generation female farmer from Southeastern Wisconsin. She is a published author, fellow podcaster, chicken tender, and crunchy earth mama. Kelsey shares her [...]