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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Read Books and Get Your Hands Dirty

Read Books and Get Your Hands Dirty

April 09, 2020 2 Comments

Farming comes in all shapes and sizes.  From big to little and everything in between the business of growing crops and raising livestock is vast.  On a recent trip to South Carolina, I landed myself in a very unique, small urban farm.  Sitting on about an acre in a converted parking lot on the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) campus I found a little slice of heaven, right in the heart of the city; Carmen Ketron and the MUSC Urban Farm. 

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Season 4 |  Episode 12 | Erica Welch | Tapping into Maple Syrup

Season 4 | Episode 12 | Erica Welch | Tapping into Maple Syrup

November 18, 2019 5 Comments

Erica’s drive and passion propelled the couple to turn Riverside Maple into the bustling operation it is today.  As we finished our day, walking through the beautiful maple forest, she explained that to her, the very best part about the farm is getting to share this little slice of heaven with others!

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Season 4 | Episode 9 |  Three Sisters Farm |  A Farm on an Island

Season 4 | Episode 9 | Three Sisters Farm | A Farm on an Island

October 30, 2019

Seeing a farm on an island was cool, learning about the constraints they have to work within to actively raise livestock on the island was also super interesting.  But the real highlight of my trip to the island was the family behind Three Sisters Farm. They have worked together to recreate their farm, and are focused on growing it and making sure it remains sustainable for generations to come. 

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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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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 1 Comment

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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