Krista Tavares | Season 3 | Episode 20 | Spreading the Message of Agriculture

Krista Tavares | Season 3 | Episode 20 | Spreading the Message of Agriculture

April 16, 2019

Krista Tavares has a passion for plants.  She grew up in suburban Los Angeles to parents who had no connection to agriculture.  In Kindergarten she was introduced to growing plants through a raised bed garden at school and the rest is history. 

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Taylen and Sharon |  Season 3 | Episode 20 | A New Path Forward

Taylen and Sharon | Season 3 | Episode 20 | A New Path Forward

April 16, 2019

Taylen and Sharon are strong women.  They are the type of women that do what needs to be done.  They type that figure out what they need to do to move forward.  It’s tough. It’s really, really tough, but they’re going to do it. 

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Brenda Frketich |  Season 3 | Episode 19 | Having a Little Faith

Brenda Frketich | Season 3 | Episode 19 | Having a Little Faith

April 09, 2019

Brenda grew up on the farm, immersed in agriculture. She left for college in LA with dreams of becoming a lawyer but quickly realized what she had left behind.  Following college, she came back to the farm where she listened and learned from her dad - from planting to harvesting and everything in between.

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The Soil Sisters | Season 3 | Episodes 17-18 | Five Things I Learned from the Soil Sisters

The Soil Sisters | Season 3 | Episodes 17-18 | Five Things I Learned from the Soil Sisters

March 26, 2019 1 Comment

Farm hop in Wisconsin with the Soil Sisters, a group women who banded together to form a camaraderie that they couldn’t find elsewhere. A group to share ideas and grow businesses. A group of women who bonded over their similarities to become friends and allies.

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Jessica Riel | Season 3 | Episode 16 | Grace, Grit and Generations

Jessica Riel | Season 3 | Episode 16 | Grace, Grit and Generations

March 19, 2019

Jessica Riel grew up in a farming family in Washington’s Yakima Valley, the top hops growing region in the U.S. In 2015 the family business was growing due to the expansion of the craft beer industry in the U.S. so, as the demand rose, she answered the call and moved back home and set to work. 

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Dana Frey | Season 3 | Episode 15 | Crawfish, Crawdads, Mud Bugs and More!

Dana Frey | Season 3 | Episode 15 | Crawfish, Crawdads, Mud Bugs and More!

March 11, 2019 1 Comment

Under the watchful eye and keen sense of the FarmHer of the operation, Dana, the farm has boomed.  Dana takes pride in running the operation and she works hard to keep it strong and successful, getting just a few hours of sleep a night during peak crawfish season.  But, as she says, she loves what she does and it is clear to me that this Louisiana woman, not only loves running the farm but also, spreading a little bit of her beloved culture, via crawfish, all around the country.

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The Marcoot Jersey Creamery |  Season 3 | Episode 14 | Robots, Cheese and Whey...Oh My!

The Marcoot Jersey Creamery | Season 3 | Episode 14 | Robots, Cheese and Whey...Oh My!

March 04, 2019

Each woman is driven in her own unique way, bringing a diverse set of talents back to the farm.  These women have worked hard to not only keep their family legacy alive, but to allow it to grow and change to reflect who they are.  Their innovative nature, stick-to-itivness and zest for life are a lesson for the ages.

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FarmHer's Focusing on Heart Health

FarmHer's Focusing on Heart Health

February 14, 2019 1 Comment

February is the month of the heart so let's make it be the month you always remember to check up on your heart health. Women tend to dismiss the somewhat vague symptoms and checkups are not a priority...so we've provided a little information below to help you put yourself first!

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Six Tips to Grow as a Young FarmHer

Six Tips to Grow as a Young FarmHer

February 11, 2019

We get that it can be pretty tough to “network” as a young woman so we’ve pulled together a few FarmHer tips for successful networking at a Grow by FarmHer event, or in any situation you might find yourself in!

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A Message from Marji about FarmHer in the New Year

A Message from Marji about FarmHer in the New Year

December 28, 2018 1 Comment

Six years ago today I was on the edge of the cliff, ready to jump.  I was planning to leave my career of 11 years in the coming weeks.  I was looking for something to throw myself into that was positive and good.  I was looking for FarmHer.  

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Brenda Watts |  Season 3 | Episode 13 | A FarmHer Rising Above

Brenda Watts | Season 3 | Episode 13 | A FarmHer Rising Above

November 20, 2018 2 Comments

Brenda is a FarmHer who looks forward and makes things happen. As the owner of an aerial application operation, she helps farmers throughout Arkansas raise healthy and bountiful crops and was the first woman to be President of the National Agricultural Aviation Association.

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Mary Kay Thatcher | Season 3 | Episode 13 | Blazing a Trail

Mary Kay Thatcher | Season 3 | Episode 13 | Blazing a Trail

November 20, 2018 2 Comments

Mary Kay Thatcher was born and raised on an Iowa farm.  She found her way to Washington, D.C. where she has blazed a trail in agriculture policy and has spent over three decades working on behalf of American farmers, in addition to keeping up her Iowa roots.

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