Back to #FarmHer Basics

Back to #FarmHer Basics

June 15, 2020 1 Comment

Refreshed look, new content, same #FarmHer.  These past few months have been the culmination of a lot of hard work, changing of thought, expanding my outlook and refocusing.  I truly hope our new brand experience is as inviting and welcoming as the FarmHers I meet on the road.  Their stories lift me up and I know they will for you too.  Watch today to explore the world around you, expand your horizons and live your best life with entertainment, connection and inspiration for the FarmHer in all of us.

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It's Time to Act, Together

It's Time to Act, Together

June 09, 2020 8 Comments

We must stand up, together.  FarmHer lives within the culture of agriculture.  I have said it 100 times if not 1000, agriculture is a culture and like every culture, it needs diversity to thrive.  Diversity in color, gender, geography, age, thought, size…diversity in everything.  This is our culture and it is on all of us to stand up and speak out against all types of racism.  

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Rising Up As A Woman Leader

Rising Up As A Woman Leader

June 01, 2020

Jennifer is an accomplished leader in the non-profit space.  Listen in to the discussion on the podcast to learn about her rise as a woman leader.  She shares some of the important steps that helped her grow along the way, and about the bright future she see’s ahead of all of us. 

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A Mental Health Focus in Trying Times

A Mental Health Focus in Trying Times

May 29, 2020

In times like today, in the midst of a pandemic, it is impossible to remove all stress.  The focus must be on coping with stress and recognizing in yourself or others, when it is time to ask for help.

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A Different Type of Livestock

A Different Type of Livestock

May 15, 2020

All in all, no matter what type of animal, no matter what the barn looked like, no matter what they were eating, the animals and livestock at the zoo are no different than any farm animal around.  The women caring for them are no different either.  They care deeply about the animals at the zoo and only want the best for them when it comes to health, safety and sustainability of their species.  Here’s to the ZooKeepHers!

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A Fish Farming FarmHer

A Fish Farming FarmHer

May 07, 2020 1 Comment

Beaverkill Trout Hatchery FarmHer, Sherry Shaver are one of a kind.  The Hatchery is nestled in a valley of the Catskill Mountains of New York and is the largest and oldest private trout hatchery in the State.  Sherry is a fourth-generation farmer and the first woman to run the business. 

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Who Are the Food Heroes That You Never See?

Who Are the Food Heroes That You Never See?

May 06, 2020 1 Comment

They are the workers caring for the poultry, picking eggs, milking cattle, or caring for newborn pigs.  They are the people picking fruit off the tree or working in the line at a meatpacking plant. These are the essential workers who we rarely have a glimpse at, but who are some of the most essential in making sure we all get food on our plate each and every day and never in modern times has it ever been more clear just how essential they really are.

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Never Givin' Up

Never Givin' Up

April 30, 2020

Tammy Wiedenbeck is a FarmHer that doesn’t give up.  Born into a Wisconsin farm family that goes back seven generations to 1836, Tammy’s roots run deep in agriculture.  From the row crops they grow to the cattle they raise and now the next generation joining the family on the farm, Tammy’s love runs deep.

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From Farm to Flower

From Farm to Flower

April 30, 2020

From the minute I pulled into the long tree-lined drive of Osamequin Farm I could feel the calm.  The farm sits just outside of the city and is really a breath of fresh air as is the FarmHer who runs the non-profit farm. 

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Yakkity Yak

Yakkity Yak

April 23, 2020

My visit to a Minnesota Yak farm was a day to remember.  From the FarmHer who is the steward of the land she lives on, and the care and concern she puts into the herd of Yak, to the calm and inquisitive creatures that I met out on the green pasture, there was a serene feeling all around Clear Spring Farms.  Then, to a brief visit to Jericho, who is a really special animal, this is one road that was worth the trip down!

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Dream Chasing in a Field of Fruit

Dream Chasing in a Field of Fruit

April 17, 2020 1 Comment

I always love getting to see and experience family operations. While these sisters are the first to say, it’s not always easy, they are chasing after their dreams while getting to connect their community to agriculture, which is a WIN-WIN in the Backyard Orchards book!

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The Most Important Thing You Can Do to Help Make Sure Everybody Eats

The Most Important Thing You Can Do to Help Make Sure Everybody Eats

April 14, 2020

Everybody needs to eat and all food starts at the farm. To continue my look at the ways that food makes it to our plates, Marji talks with Michelle Book, President, and CEO of the Food Bank of Iowa. Michelle is the woman leading the organization that feeding the growing number of food-insecure people during the pandemic.

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