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The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 24 – We Drink, We Farm & We Podcast: Two Part Interview with Sam Bolton and Bev Ross

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 24 – We Drink, We Farm & We Podcast: Two Part Interview with Sam Bolton and Bev Ross

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, I have the privilege of interviewing two amazing ladies, Sam Boulton and Bev Ross. These ladies host their own podcast called We Drink & We Farm Things. A farm comedy podcast where they drink adult beverages, farm, and give zero clucks about not having the perfect [...]

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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 [...]

Live Your Story Podcast with Marlene Eick – Episode 091: Katelyn Duban

Live Your Story Podcast with Marlene Eick – Episode 091: Katelyn Duban

Friends! I was recently interviewed by the lovely Marlene Eick of the Live Your Story Podcast. This was my very first experience of being in the guest seat on a podcast. To tell you the truth, it was a little nerve wracking! 😆 We talked about how I got my start in agriculture and where [...]

Farm Record Keeping with Flying Pig Cattle Co.

Farm Record Keeping with Flying Pig Cattle Co.

Hey everyone! Thanks for checking out What I Made Wednesday! On this week's featured guest post, you'll get to meet Sarah Beth Johnson from Flying Pig Cattle Co. She has created some awesome tools for you to stay on track with you farm record keeping. Plus, Sara Beth has generously offered you a DISCOUNT CODE! [...]

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. 21 – The Truth About Veal with Dr. Marissa Hake, DVM

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 21 – The Truth About Veal with Dr. Marissa Hake, DVM

Hey there! On this weeks episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you'll get to hear from Dr. Marissa Hake, DVM. Dr. Marissa Hake is a graduate of Michigan State University where she received her Bachelor's degree in Animal Science, a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine and a Masters in Public Health.  Her interests include young-stock care [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 20 – Talking Ranching & Ag Experts with Annabel Morgan

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 20 – Talking Ranching & Ag Experts with Annabel Morgan

Hey there, On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast you'll get to hear from my friend and calf mentor, Annabel Morgan. I had the pleasure of recording this podcast face-to-face with Annabel on my recent trip to Montana which was a whole lot of fun! The Morgan ranch is in its 5th generation [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 19 – Sharing Your Story with Meredith Bernard

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 19 – Sharing Your Story with Meredith Bernard

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you'll get to meet my self proclaimed Southern Soul Sister, Meredith Bernard. She is a farm wife from Milton, North Carolina with a story to share. When Meredith quit her corporate sales job in 2013 to come home to the farm, she traded her truck for [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 18 – Mental Health in Agriculture with Lesley Kelly

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 18 – Mental Health in Agriculture with Lesley Kelly

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you'll get to hear from Lesley Kelly. She's a wife, mom, marketer and farmer from Saskatchewan. Lesley has many passions which include advocating for farmer’s mental health and spreading the love of farming - one seed at a time. Lesley is the head and heart behind [...]

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 [...]

From Grief to Creativity, Love, and Hope: The Story of Valiance Designs

From Grief to Creativity, Love, and Hope: The Story of Valiance Designs

Hey all! Welcome to this edition of What I Made Wednesday. I am excited for you all to meet my dear friend Catherine of Valiance Designs. I have the pleasure of knowing Catherine through my best friend, as they are cousins. I have many pieces of Catherine's handmade jewelry and am always amazed by the [...]

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 [...]

Small-batch Handmade Chiffon Dusters by Urban Cowgirl & Co.

Small-batch Handmade Chiffon Dusters by Urban Cowgirl & Co.

Hi Friends! Thank you for checking out this edition of What I Made Wednesday! I am so excited to share with you this next maker who is local to me. I have watched Linnden over the years hustle and transform her company, Urban Cowgirl & Co., from a one lady show to what it is [...]

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 [...]

Award Winning Hand Made Natural Deodorant: KL Skin Naturals

Award Winning Hand Made Natural Deodorant: KL Skin Naturals

Hey all! Welcome to another edition of What I Made Wednesday! Typically the first Wednesday of the month I share a how-to or recipe that I personally love to make or use. Well, this edition is a little different. Though I love to use natural deodorant, I have not been able to make my own [...]

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 [...]

From High Stress Marketer to Goat Addict: The Twin Pear Farm Story

From High Stress Marketer to Goat Addict: The Twin Pear Farm Story

Hey everyone, Welcome back to What I Made Wednesday! I took the last couple weeks off because you know - life. But I am so excited to be back with our featured guest Westi Haughey. As you may tell from the title of this blog, she speaks my love language, goat. I can't wait for [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.9 – Interview with Brandi Buzzard Frobose

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.9 – Interview with Brandi Buzzard Frobose

Hey everyone! Thanks for checking out this episode of The Rural Woman Podcast! On this episode, I had the chance to speak with Brandi Buzzard Frobose who is the first rancher to appear on the podcast! Brandi is a Cowgirl, Rancher, and Mama from Kansas who grew up roping, helping her dad and grandpa at [...]

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 [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.6 – Interview with Samantha Torres

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.6 – Interview with Samantha Torres

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, I had the pleasure of interviewing Samantha Torres AKA @FarmHairForever over on Instagram. Samantha is a homesteader from Wisconsin with a passion for growing food and raising animals. She is one of the most kind and caring women I have had the privilege of meeting on [...]

Handmade Goat Soap

Handmade Goat Soap

Hi friends! I am excited to share this weeks What I made Wednesday with you all! Mandi Chamberlain is a first generation female farmer, registered Veterinary Nurse, goat mama, chicken tender, gardener, and friend. Mandi has recently started making beautiful soaps with the milk from her adorable goats. Take a look! Hey there, I'm Mandi [...]

Manitoba Harvest Hemp Ambassador Spring Unboxing

Manitoba Harvest Hemp Ambassador Spring Unboxing

Good day! I shared my first IGTV recently over on Instagram! My trusty assistant, Charlie, helped me open my happy mail from Manitoba Harvest! As a Manitoba Harvest Hemp Ambassador, I’m sent a product pack every few months to try out new products and restock on some old favourites. Check out the goodies I received [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.5 – Interview with Erin Roy

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.5 – Interview with Erin Roy

Hey friends! On this weeks episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, I had the chance to sit down and chat with homesteader and social media & marketing maven Erin Roy of The Harvest Trail Agency. Erin and her husband recently purchased a two acre farmhouse cabin in the mountains outside of Albuquerque New Mexico. They [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.4 – Interview with Tara Vander Dussen

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.4 – Interview with Tara Vander Dussen

I had the chance to sit down and chat with Tara Vander Dussen, the @NewMexicoMilkMaid, and talk about ALL THE THINGS! I'm so thankful we were able to finish out recording before the power went out in New Mexico that day due to the big storm they had blowing through. Tara is a 5th generation [...]

How to Help Control The Gopher Population Without The Use of Chemicals

How to Help Control The Gopher Population Without The Use of Chemicals

Well my friends, as I sit here this morning thinking about my life never did I EVER think I'd be making an info graphic on how to help control the gopher population without the use of chemicals but HERE I AM! 😂 I had an OVERWHELMING response yesterday from my Instagram post asking all about [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.3 – Interview with Billi J. Miller

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.3 – Interview with Billi J. Miller

Billi J. Miller is a photographer, author, speaker, writer, wife & mother to two beautiful daughters. Billi did not grow up in the agriculture world, but married in to it much the same as I did. Through her journey and finding her place in this unfamiliar way of life, she found her passion for the [...]