Season 4  |  Episode 6 | Donut Worry, Be Happy in Michigan |  Dunneback and Girls Farm

Season 4 | Episode 6 | Donut Worry, Be Happy in Michigan | Dunneback and Girls Farm

October 07, 2019 1 Comment

Bustling is just about the perfect word for the Ed Dunneback and Girls farm.  Between Suanne, her daughters and the whole host of other family members who work so very hard to keep the tradition alive and make the farm work, they are a bustling family.  From sun-up to sun-down they go, go, go. All for the love of family, love of the farm, and a passion for spreading that love to their community and anyone else who might find themselves driving down their Michigan road.

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Season 4  | Episode 5 |  Amanda Freund | Please Pass the Gas!

Season 4 | Episode 5 | Amanda Freund | Please Pass the Gas!

September 30, 2019 3 Comments

The Freund farm and the FarmHers that are behind it are just so cool.  They are a story of a bustling farm market, a methane digester and Cow Pots.  They are a story of sustainability, innovation and, well, Poo!

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Season 4 | Episode 2 |  Teresa Smithmyer |  From the Sea to the Salt

Season 4 | Episode 2 | Teresa Smithmyer | From the Sea to the Salt

September 11, 2019 1 Comment

That discover turned into a passion project, then catapulted into a business where she harvests sea salt from water collected out of Bull’s Bay in South Carolina. A few times a week she hooks up her truck to the trailer with huge tanks and drives the five smiles out to Bulls Bay.  There she hooks up her pump and hoses and gets to work collecting the water.

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Season 4 |  Episode 1 | Emma Riley |  Emma's Sweet Voice

Season 4 | Episode 1 | Emma Riley | Emma's Sweet Voice

September 03, 2019 1 Comment

With the day nearly done, the family gathered up outside where I was in for one more treat…quite possibly my favorite, a small show.  From the tiniest ones to the eldest, everyone played their instruments, bursting with pride. Emma’s sweet voice and rhythmic fiddle rose above the rest...

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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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Gale Ferranto | Season 3 | Episode 11 | A Gale Force Wind

Gale Ferranto | Season 3 | Episode 11 | A Gale Force Wind

November 14, 2018

Gale Ferranto is a mushroom FarmHer with a spirit and enthusiasm that is second to none.  Gale is the President of her family’s business Buona Foods and works closely with family to grow the fabulous fungi!

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Walter B. Saul High School | Season 3  | Episode 8 | Agriculture at School

Walter B. Saul High School | Season 3 | Episode 8 | Agriculture at School

October 24, 2018 3 Comments

In the heart of Philadelphia sits one of the few agricultural schools in the United States, Walter B. High School. This urban school is unique, with a working 130-acre farm serving the students and community. 

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Erin Cumings |  Guest Blog |  Surrounded by a Sea of Blue

Erin Cumings | Guest Blog | Surrounded by a Sea of Blue

October 21, 2018 1 Comment

Read a guest blog from FarmHer Erin Cumings as she reminices about her FFA days and looks forward to the FarmHer Grow event at the 91st annual FFA convention!

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Jenni and Jodi | Season 3 | Episode 7 |  Farming Full Circle

Jenni and Jodi | Season 3 | Episode 7 | Farming Full Circle

October 17, 2018 4 Comments

From roots in cattle and a passion for raising livestock in a way that mattered to them, they have created a successful and quickly growing business.  It hasn’t only brought growth to their family and farm, but also to the small town of Bluffton, GA.

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Angel Forbes Simmons | Season 3 | Episode 6 | From Fur to Fabulous

Angel Forbes Simmons | Season 3 | Episode 6 | From Fur to Fabulous

October 09, 2018 7 Comments

Angel has found a way to not only keep the farm in the family but to bring the farm to life through the delicate animals and vibrant hues of her works. Angel brings beauty to everything she touches; from the animals she raises to the finished product, she brings color to the word FarmHer.

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FFA OfficeHers | Episode 6 | Showing The Way To The Future of Ag

FFA OfficeHers | Episode 6 | Showing The Way To The Future of Ag

October 10, 2016

As we all know, FFA formerly stands for Future Farmers of America, though with the officer team this year, we might as well call them the future FarmHers.  For the first time in history, 5 of the 6 national FFA officers are young women.  Given that women were not even allowed to be a member of the organization until 1969, this is pretty epic.  

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