The Rural Woman Podcast

Katelyn Duban

Do you find yourself feeling alone living your Rural life? Are you searching for a community to be a part of? Have you been in the agriculture industry all your life or are you just starting out? Do you feel passionate about agriculture and have the spirit of a rural entrepreneur? Are you looking to be inspired by gutsy and resilient women in agriculture? The Rural Woman Podcast™ is a storytelling podcast that shares interviews from women with a passion for agriculture and rural life. These women may not farm, ranch, or homestead the same but their passion and pride for the Ag industry builds a special bond. City-slicker turned Farmer & Entrepreneur, host Katelyn Duban created The Rural Woman Podcast to celebrate and amplify the voices of Women in Agriculture. Katelyn brings a unique perspective to the table and strongly believes in the power of our stories. You can expect to hear honest conversations from Rural Women who grow food, tend livestock, raise families, run companies and so much more. Tune in every Friday to hear a wide range of topics such as mental health in agriculture, advocacy, innovation, and leadership in Ag. Learn more and connect with us at WildRoseFarmer.com The Rural Woman Podcast is a proud member of the Positively Farming Media Podcast Network. read less
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Building Your Rural Community with Jessica Garza
6d ago
Building Your Rural Community with Jessica Garza
On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Jessica Garza.Jessica Garza and her husband Christopher are the owners of Moose Valley Ranch located in Springdale WA. They built the business to diversify the family ranch beyond traditional agriculture and to create growth in her local economy. Jessica creates community with rural women entrepreneurs through her event Gather, and supports other western small businesses by coordinating a large western market called Market in the Mountains. Online, she fosters connections in the PNW with a virtual Rural Chamber of Commerce and shares on farm safety, business, family, the ranch, and her specialty of Crimes against Children as a former Detective.For full show notes, including links mentioned in the show, head over to wildrosefarmer.com/197 . . .DISCUSSIONS THIS WEEK:02:19 - Diversifying the Ranches Business Model08:16 - Community Reaction to Jessica’s Business and its Impacts25:01 - Current Offerings at Moose Valley Ranch42:38 - Expansion of the Ranch and Helping the Community49:01 - Motivating Yourself and Personal Growth  . . .This week's episode is brought to you by Good Agriculture . . .Let's get SocialFollow The Rural Woman Podcast on Social MediaInstagram | FacebookSign up to get email updatesJoin our private Facebook group, The Rural Woman Podcast Community Connect with Katelyn on Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest. . .Support the ShowPatreon | Merch | PayPal | Become a Show SponsorShop our Show SponsorsLeave a Review on Apple Podcasts | Take the Listener SurveyScreenshot this episode and share it on your socials!Tag @TheRuralWomanPodcast + #TheRuralWomanPodcast. . .Meet the TeamAudio Editor | MixBär.Admin Team | Kim & Co...
The Importance of Relationship Building in Agriculture with Paige Stewart
May 3 2024
The Importance of Relationship Building in Agriculture with Paige Stewart
On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Paige Stewart.As of Spring 2023, Paige farms full time with her husband and the crew at Four Mile Partnership in Fillmore, SK. After a 15-year career on the "other side of the desk" as an Account Manager for multiple companies, lastly in a National role with a small-medium size crop protection company.Paige’s primary passions are building strong, 2-way relationships with their farm network (i.e Account Managers, farmers, industry contacts), working on their farm succession and sharing those learnings and support with peers and empowering the amazing ag-women she’s collected over her career…which she believes are all divinely interconnected. For full show notes, including links mentioned in the show, head over to wildrosefarmer.com/196 . . .DISCUSSIONS THIS WEEK[03:24] Paige’s Background into Agriculture[19:15] Transitioning into Full-Time Farming [22:41] Navigating Farm Succession[28:20] Mentoring Women in Agriculture Careers[36:55] The Most Rewarding Part of Being a Rural Woman. . .This week's episode is brought to you by YourKynetec . . .Let's get SocialFollow The Rural Woman Podcast on Social MediaInstagram | FacebookSign up to get email updatesJoin our private Facebook group, The Rural Woman Podcast Community Connect with Katelyn on Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest. . .Support the ShowPatreon | Merch | PayPal | Become a Show SponsorShop our Show SponsorsLeave a Review on Apple Podcasts | Take the Listener SurveyScreenshot this episode and share it on your socials!Tag @TheRuralWomanPodcast + #TheRuralWomanPodcast. . .Meet the TeamAudio Editor | MixBär.Admin Team | Kim & Co OnlinePatreon Executive...
Women's Impact through Mentorship in Agriculture with Bridgette Readel
Apr 19 2024
Women's Impact through Mentorship in Agriculture with Bridgette Readel
On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Bridgette Readel.Bridgette, farm kid extraordinaire, NDSU grad, and passionate agronomist is from Wishek ND and now lives in Hunter. She is a very active FFA alumnus and past state officer.  Bridgette and her husband Randy, are both heavily involved in ag where he is a Dairyland Seed rep and she is semi-retired from a 25-year career with Corteva Agriscience. They are parents of two adult children who are mostly off the payroll. Although she graduated as a high school ag teacher, Bridgette is now busy teaching adults regarding production agriculture and truly enjoys sharing the bright and positive message of ag in North Dakota.  Bridgette is the owner of Lilac Lane Media, a partner in the AgMafia and the Ag Director for WDAY radio/Flag Family Media.For full show notes, including links mentioned in the show, head over to wildrosefarmer.com/195. . .DICUSSIONS THIS WEEK:[02:21] Bridgette's Background into Agriculture[08:00] Agriculture Teacher to a Career as an Agronomist [17:45] The Changing Roles and Increase of Women in Agriculture[24:10] Using Social Media to Connect and Grow Your Opportunities[31:00] The Most Rewarding Part of Being a Rural Woman for Bridgette. . .This week's episode is brought to you by Good Agriculture . . .Let's get SocialFollow The Rural Woman Podcast on Social MediaInstagram | FacebookSign up to get email updatesJoin our private Facebook group, The Rural Woman Podcast Community Connect with Katelyn on Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest. . .Support the ShowPatreon | Merch | PayPal | Become a Show SponsorShop our Show SponsorsLeave a Review on Apple Podcasts | Take the Listener SurveyScreenshot this episode and share it on your socials!Tag @TheRuralWomanPodcast + #TheRuralWomanPodcast. . .Meet the TeamAudio Editor |
A Look Back: Inspiring Stories from Rural Women Part 4
Apr 12 2024
A Look Back: Inspiring Stories from Rural Women Part 4
On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Andrea Elias, Caiti Pierce, Tiffany Duncan, Kelly Sidoryk, Tammy Thielman, Mel Gallup, Kate Estrade, Kim Goodling, Richelle Barrett, Kristen Primrose, Deanne Frieders and Leslie Svacina.Join us again this week for another special episode as we celebrate 5 years of The Rural Woman Podcast!!We are taking a look back and revisiting some of the stories that have been shared on The Rural Woman Podcast. In these throwback episodes, we will be highlighting these incredible, resilient women in agriculture. For full show notes, including links mentioned in the show, head over to wildrosefarmer.com/tbpt4 . . .This week's episode is brought to you by Patreon . . .Let's get SocialFollow The Rural Woman Podcast on Social MediaInstagram | FacebookSign up to get email updatesJoin our private Facebook group, The Rural Woman Podcast Community Connect with Katelyn on Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest. . .Support the ShowPatreon | Merch | PayPal | Become a Show SponsorShop our Show SponsorsLeave a Review on Apple Podcasts | Take the Listener SurveyScreenshot this episode and share it on your socials!Tag @TheRuralWomanPodcast + #TheRuralWomanPodcast. . .Meet the TeamAudio Editor | MixBär.Admin Team | Kim & Co OnlinePatreon Executive ProducersSarah R. | Happiness by The AcreKarri MV. | Leystone Farms. . .More with KatelynOne on One Podcast Coaching | Learn...
Regenerative Farming and Culinary Collaboration with Arlie Laroche
Apr 5 2024
Regenerative Farming and Culinary Collaboration with Arlie Laroche
On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Arlie Laroche.From a small mixed farm to pioneering regenerative agriculture, Arlie's journey has been about growth, sustainability, and a passion for food.A native of eastern SK, her roots are deeply intertwined with the farming culture.For Arlie, Farm One Forty is more than a business; it's a movement. With agritourism becoming a significant pillar of her business, immersive experiences and exquisite on-farm dinners offer visitors a taste of the land's bounty. She's on a mission to bridge the divide between bustling cities and tranquil farms, aiming to reintroduce people to the origins of their food.For full show notes, including links mentioned in the show, head over to wildrosefarmer.com/194. . .DISCUSSIONS THIS WEEK:01:03 - Transitioning to Regenerative Farming09:58 - Building Agritourism Experiences 21:20 - Supply Restaurants and Lessons Learned31:00 - Plans for the Future of the Farm and Business34:58 - Most Rewarding Part of Being a Rural Woman for Arlie. . .This weeks episode is sponsored by: Patreon . . .Let's get SocialFollow The Rural Woman Podcast on Social MediaInstagram | FacebookSign up to get email updatesJoin our private Facebook group, The Rural Woman Podcast Community Connect with Katelyn on Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest. . .Support the ShowPatreon | Merch | PayPal | Become a Show SponsorShop our Show SponsorsLeave a Review on Apple Podcasts | Take the Listener SurveyScreenshot this episode and share it on your socials!Tag @TheRuralWomanPodcast + #TheRuralWomanPodcast. . .Meet the TeamAudio Editor | MixBär.Admin Team | Kim & Co OnlinePatreon Executive ProducersSarah R. |
A Look Back: Inspiring Stories from Rural Women Part 3
Mar 22 2024
A Look Back: Inspiring Stories from Rural Women Part 3
On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Lauren Stine, Courtney Williams, Amy VanderHeide, Katie Dotterer-Pyle, Andrea Durham, Brook Hickle, Kristen Primrose, Nicole Masters, Kristin Graves and Amanda Griffey.Join us for this special episode as we celebrate 5 years of The Rural Woman Podcast!!We are starting something a little bit new but we are going to take a look back and share some of the stories that have been told to us on The Rural Woman Podcast. In these throwback episodes we will be highlighting these incredible, resilient women in agriculture. For full show notes, including links mentioned in the show, head over to wildrosefarmer.com/tbpt3 . . .Let's get SocialFollow The Rural Woman Podcast on Social MediaInstagram | FacebookSign up to get email updatesJoin our private Facebook group, The Rural Woman Podcast Community Connect with Katelyn on Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest. . .Support the ShowPatreon | Merch | PayPal | Become a Show SponsorShop our Show SponsorsLeave a Review on Apple Podcasts | Take the Listener SurveyScreenshot this episode and share it on your socials!Tag @TheRuralWomanPodcast + #TheRuralWomanPodcast. . .Meet the TeamAudio Editor | MixBär.Admin Team | Kim & Co OnlinePatreon Executive ProducersSarah R. | Happiness by The AcreKarri MV. | Leystone Farms. . .More with KatelynOne on One Podcast Coaching | Learn MorePositively Farming Media | a hub for creators in the food & agriculture space |
Building a Sustainable and Profitable Farm Model with Amy Hill
Mar 15 2024
Building a Sustainable and Profitable Farm Model with Amy Hill
On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Amy Hill.Amy was born and raised in the suburbs of Dartmouth Nova Scotia but spent her summer vacations on a mixed farm in Prince Edward Island where she dreamed of one day living that lifestyle.Snowy River Farms is comprised of woods and pasture rotated hogs, broiler chickens and lay hens raised on fruits, vegetables and nonGMO grains, a family dairy cow, too many barn cats to count and an ecological market garden that includes 5 greenhouses.  Amy believes that keeping her farm diverse is not only smart from a business risk management point of view but that it also creates the least wasteful operation that benefits her land, livestock and consumers.She not only grows produce, meat and eggs for the community, but she also adds value to many items by hand mixing their own sausages, making bone broth, lard, and pesto and has branched into offering on farm workshops for those who are interested in small scale farming and homesteading.For full show notes, including links mentioned in the show, head over to wildrosefarmer.com/193 . . .DISCUSSIONS THIS WEEK:09:43 - Starting and Growing a Small Farm18:10 - Transitioning to a Sustainable and Profitable Farm Model25:49 - Marketing Products in the Community and Accessibility of Products33:10 - Experiencing Farming as the Sole Female Farmer42:50 - Future Plans for the Farm46:23 - The Most Rewarding Part of Being a Rural Woman for Katie . . .This week's episode is brought to you by Advancing Women Conference . . .Let's get SocialFollow The Rural Woman Podcast on Social MediaInstagram | FacebookSign up to get email updatesJoin our private Facebook group, The Rural Woman Podcast Community Connect with Katelyn on Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest. . .Support the ShowPatreon | Merch | PayPal | Become a Show SponsorShop our Show SponsorsLeave a Review on Apple Podcasts | Take the Listener SurveyScreenshot...
Building a Diversified Farm Business with Katie Steere
Mar 1 2024
Building a Diversified Farm Business with Katie Steere
On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Katie Steere.Katie Steere is an entrepreneur and co-owner of Wild Earth Farm in Vermont. In addition to raising grass-fed beef and lamb with her husband, she's busy re-imagining how we as humans can live well on this earth.Her current obsessions are women and wool and the magic that happens when the two of them come together. She has recently taken a step back from the day to day of farming to start a wool sponges business and start planning women and wool retreats that will be happening on her farm.For full show notes, including links mentioned in the show, head over to wildrosefarmer.com/192 . . .DISCUSSIONS THIS WEEK:01:23 - All About Katie07:05 - Katie’s Pro’s and Con’s of Going Vegan21:46 - USDA Loans and Financing28:00 - Working with sheep and wool33:06 - National Family Farm Coalition - Advocating for On-Farm Slaughters 38:48 - What’s Next for Katie on the Farm39:52 - The Most Rewarding Part of Being a Rural Woman for Katie. . .This week's episode is brought to you by Advancing Women Conference . . .Let's get SocialFollow The Rural Woman Podcast on Social MediaInstagram | FacebookSign up to get email updatesJoin our private Facebook group, The Rural Woman Podcast Community Connect with Katelyn on Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest. . .Support the ShowPatreon | Merch | PayPal | Become a Show SponsorShop our Show SponsorsLeave a Review on Apple Podcasts | Take the Listener SurveyScreenshot this episode and share it on your socials!Tag @TheRuralWomanPodcast + #TheRuralWomanPodcast. . .Meet the TeamAudio Editor | MixBär.Admin Team | Kim & Co OnlinePatreon Executive...
Tilling Trust: Fostering Honest Dialogue in Farming Families with Sherri Pauls
Feb 16 2024
Tilling Trust: Fostering Honest Dialogue in Farming Families with Sherri Pauls
On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Sherri Pauls.Sherri Pauls was born and raised in Manitoba, Canada with half of her childhood living on a Mennonite colony in Mexico. Sherri was saved by grace and loves big. She married a 3rd gen farmer when she was 19 and 10 months later they had their first kid. Sherri has dedicated her life to helping people feel less alone in everything from mental health to being a married in farmer. Sherri acts first, and thinks later. Forgive big, and she says exactly what she’s thinking. For full show notes, including links mentioned in the show, head over to wildrosefarmer.com/191. . .THIS WEEKS DISCUSSIONS12:20 - Growing as an in-law over the years21:21 - Advice for someone starting out in their in-law journey on the farm22:15 - Setting boundaries with in-laws 31:43 - Sharing stories online to help others41:14 - The most rewarding part of being a rural woman for Sherri. . .This week's episode is brought to you byAdvancing Women Conference . . .Let's get SocialFollow The Rural Woman Podcast on Social MediaInstagram | FacebookSign up to get email updatesJoin our private Facebook group, The Rural Woman Podcast Community Connect with Katelyn on Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest. . .Support the ShowPatreon | Merch | PayPal | Become a Show SponsorShop our Show SponsorsLeave a Review on Apple Podcasts | Take the Listener SurveyScreenshot this episode and share it on your socials!Tag @TheRuralWomanPodcast + #TheRuralWomanPodcast. . .Meet the TeamAudio Editor | MixBär.Admin Team | Kim & Co OnlinePatreon Executive ProducersSarah R. | Happiness...
Championing the Value of Rural Women with Lauren Van Ewyk
Feb 2 2024
Championing the Value of Rural Women with Lauren Van Ewyk
On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Lauren Van Ewyk.Lauren Van Ewyk is a speaker, social worker, foster mom, and mental health advocate in agriculture. Featured in media on adoption, foster care, and mental wellness. CEO of the National Farmer Mental Health Alliance, she and her husband raise sheep in Ontario, working to support farmers and their families in Canada and the US.For full show notes, including links mentioned in the show, head over to wildrosefarmer.com/190. . .THIS WEEK'S DISCUSSIONS[02:01] Lauren’s Background into Agriculture [08:11] Lack of Support in Farmers Experiencing Mental Health Struggles[15:15] Barriers to Mental Health for Women in Agriculture[25:31] Setting Boundaries for your Well-Being[46:00] Most Rewarding Part of Being a Rural Woman. . .Let's get SocialFollow The Rural Woman Podcast on Social MediaInstagram | FacebookSign up to get email updatesJoin our private Facebook group, The Rural Woman Podcast Community Connect with Katelyn on Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest. . .Support the ShowPatreon | Merch | PayPal | Become a Show SponsorShop our Show SponsorsLeave a Review on Apple Podcasts | Take the Listener SurveyScreenshot this episode and share it on your socials!Tag @TheRuralWomanPodcast + #TheRuralWomanPodcast. . .Meet the TeamAudio Editor | MixBär.Admin Team | Kim & Co OnlinePatreon Executive ProducersSarah R. | Happiness by The AcreKarri MV. | Leystone Farms. . .More with KatelynOne on One Podcast Coaching |
Featured: Empowering Women in Agriculture with TD Agriculture Services, Amie Evans
Jan 26 2024
Featured: Empowering Women in Agriculture with TD Agriculture Services, Amie Evans
On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Amie Evans.Amie Evans is a District Manager with TD Agriculture Services in the Manitoba and Saskatchewan regions and leads a team of Relationship and Account Managers who provide banking solutions, services, and support to primary producers, agriculture businesses, and other operations and businesses within the agricultural industry. For full show notes, including links mentioned in the show, head over to wildrosefarmer.com/td-agriculture-services. . .DISCUSSIONS THIS WEEK:10:50 Bigger challenges for women in 202417:35 Farmers feeling optimistic or stressed for the future years?19:40 Succession planning22:45 Advice for the younger generations 24:30 Tips for farmers starting out27:25 The most rewarding part of being a rural woman. . .This week's episode is brought to you by . . .Let's get SocialFollow The Rural Woman Podcast on Social MediaInstagram | FacebookSign up to get email updatesJoin our private Facebook group, The Rural Woman Podcast Community Connect with Katelyn on Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest. . .Support the ShowPatreon | Merch | PayPal | Become a Show SponsorShop our Show SponsorsLeave a Review on Apple Podcasts | Take the Listener SurveyScreenshot this episode and share it on your socials!Tag @TheRuralWomanPodcast + #TheRuralWomanPodcast. . .Meet the TeamAudio Editor | MixBär.Admin Team | Kim & Co OnlinePatreon Executive ProducersSarah R. | Happiness by The AcreKarri MV. | Leystone Farms. . .More with KatelynOne on One Podcast Coaching |
High Country Farming with Noel Cole
Dec 22 2023
High Country Farming with Noel Cole
On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Noel Cole.Noel Cole, a biology graduate, co-manages a small-grain crop farm in Idaho with her husband, in-laws, and two sons, actively engaging in day-to-day operations. As a crop insurance agent, she passionately connects with the agricultural community, leveraging her love for data collection to experiment and enhance the farm's success. Outside farming, Noel indulges in dirt biking and flower cultivation.For full show notes, including links mentioned in the show, head over to wildrosefarmer.com/189. . .DISCUSSIONS THIS WEEK:[09:30] Growing Into Roles on the Farm[15:56] Challenges Faced with Elevation [20:40] Lessening Stress Over Things we Cannot Control  [25:35] Kids Jobs on the Farm[30:10] Sharing the Farm Life on Social Media [36:00] The Most Rewarding Part of Being a Rural Woman for Noel. . .This week's episode is brought to you by FCC Events . . .Let's get SocialFollow The Rural Woman Podcast on Social MediaInstagram | FacebookSign up to get email updatesJoin our private Facebook group, The Rural Woman Podcast Community Connect with Katelyn on Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest. . .Support the ShowPatreon | Merch | PayPal | Become a Show SponsorShop our Show SponsorsLeave a Review on Apple Podcasts | Take the Listener SurveyScreenshot this episode and share it on your socials!Tag @TheRuralWomanPodcast + #TheRuralWomanPodcast. . .Meet the TeamAudio Editor | MixBär.Admin Team | Kim & Co OnlinePatreon Executive ProducersSarah R. | Happiness by The AcreKarri MV. |
Cultivating Success: The Mentorship Movement in Women in Ag with Melody Garner-Skiba
Dec 8 2023
Cultivating Success: The Mentorship Movement in Women in Ag with Melody Garner-Skiba
On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Melody Garner-Skiba.Melody Garner-Skiba, a versatile leader in agriculture brings 23 years of diverse industry experience, including recent roles as the ED of the Alberta Sugar Beet Growers and President of the Canadian Sugar Beet Producers. Now dedicated to managing her family ranch and running "Garnering Results," a consulting firm, she is also the President of the Lethbridge Therapeutic Riding Association and a recipient of the 2023 AFSC Women in Ag Award, driven by her passion for building strong communities and fostering growth in the agricultural industry.For full show notes, including links mentioned in the show, head over to wildrosefarmer.com/188. . .DISCUSSIONS THIS WEEK:[17:30]  Transferable Skills and The Importance in Them[24:10] Challenges Producers Face for Sugar Beet Growers [31:38] Why it Was so Important to Be a Mentor for Women in Ag[37:00] Advice for Someone Looking to Get More Involved in the Ag Industry Off the Farm[41:10] The Most Rewarding Part of Being a Rural Woman. . .This week's episode is brought to you by FCC Events . . .Let's get SocialFollow The Rural Woman Podcast on Social MediaInstagram | FacebookSign up to get email updatesJoin our private Facebook group, The Rural Woman Podcast Community Connect with Katelyn on Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest. . .Support the ShowPatreon | Merch | PayPal | Become a Show SponsorShop our Show SponsorsLeave a Review on Apple Podcasts | Take the Listener SurveyScreenshot this episode and share it on your socials!Tag @TheRuralWomanPodcast + #TheRuralWomanPodcast. . .Meet the TeamAudio Editor | MixBär.Admin Team | Kim & Co OnlinePatreon Executive...
A Season in Flower Farming with Janis Harris
Nov 24 2023
A Season in Flower Farming with Janis Harris
On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Janis Harris.From a young age, Janis was always drawn to pretty flowers; flowers may be in her blood. After going away to post-secondary education and having a successful optical career, she returned to her roots and is re-kindling her love for flowers. Harris Flower Farm is a 6 acre seasonal cut flower farm that provides beautiful flowers for local farmers markets, weddings and events. This is their 15th growing season. Flowers are produced from March to October, in November and December, wintergreens are used in arrangements. They grow a large variety of annual, perennial, bulb and woody stem flowers.Janis was the past Canadian Regional Director for the Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers. For full show notes, including links mentioned in the show, head over to wildrosefarmer.com/187. . .DISCUSSIONS THIS WEEK:[07:56] Biggest Transitions in the Flower Farming Industry[12:56] Expanding the Business into a Full-Time Job[17:06] All About the Growing Season[30:30 ] Advice for Flower Farming [34:30] The Most Rewarding Part of Being a Rural Woman . . .This week's episode is brought to you by FCC Events . . .Let's get SocialFollow The Rural Woman Podcast on Social MediaInstagram | FacebookSign up to get email updatesJoin our private Facebook group, The Rural Woman Podcast Community Connect with Katelyn on Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest. . .Support the ShowPatreon | Merch | PayPal | Become a Show SponsorShop our Show SponsorsLeave a Review on Apple Podcasts | Take the Listener SurveyScreenshot this episode and share it on your socials!Tag @TheRuralWomanPodcast + #TheRuralWomanPodcast. . .Meet the TeamAudio Editor | MixBär.Admin Team | Kim & Co...
How to Grow Dahlias with Kylie Gray-Eilers
Nov 10 2023
How to Grow Dahlias with Kylie Gray-Eilers
On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Kylie Gray-Eilers.Kylie Gray-Eilers is the owner and founder of Gray Girl Farms a 1st generation flower bulb farm in Royal City. A 4th generation farm girl who didn't have the chance to return to a family farm, Kylie always dreamed about raising her kids in agriculture just like she was. She often speaks on the power of an idea, and the reality of that one idea changing your entire life if you'll let it. Kylie believes small farms can be profitable, but it takes thinking outside of the box and being willing to try something different.For full show notes, including links mentioned in the show, head over to wildrosefarmer.com/186 . . .THIS WEEKS DISCUSSIONS[1:50] Kylie’s Journey in Agriculture and Starting Her Own Flower Bulb Farm[10:00] Starting over as a First-Generation Farmer[17:58] The Growing Interest in Gardening and Flower Growing During Covid-19[21:05] How Kylie Has Grown Her Business and Business Model[36:10] The Importance of Being Open-Minded and Constantly Learning[45:30] The Most Rewarding Part About Being a Rural Woman. . .This week's episode is brought to you by Navigate 2024 . . .Let's get SocialFollow The Rural Woman Podcast on Social MediaInstagram | FacebookSign up to get email updatesJoin our private Facebook group, The Rural Woman Podcast Community Connect with Katelyn on Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest. . .Support the ShowPatreon | Merch | PayPal | Become a Show SponsorShop our Show SponsorsLeave a Review on Apple Podcasts | Take the Listener SurveyScreenshot this episode and share it on your socials!Tag @TheRuralWomanPodcast + #TheRuralWomanPodcast. . .Meet the TeamAudio Editor | MixBär.Admin Team | Kim & Co...
Farming Realities: Beyond the Instagram Filter with Laurel Ysebaert
Oct 27 2023
Farming Realities: Beyond the Instagram Filter with Laurel Ysebaert
On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Laurel Ysebaert.Laurel Ysebaert is a first-generation cattle rancher living in Southern Ontario with her husband and two children. She is passionate about using her platform to advocate for agriculture, mental health, and social justice. She operates her farm store, The Mercantile, at Ysebaert Acres on her ranch and online. She is also a photographer and host and creator of The Chore Beer Chats Podcast.. . .DISCUSSIONS THIS WEEK:[09:45] Exploring Different Career Paths to Landing into Farming[18:36] Upfront Costs and Challenges of a First-Generation Farmer[26:34] Biggest Challenges Faced in Growing an Operation[28:50] Romanticization in Agriculture[41:54] The Most Rewarding Part of Being a Rural Woman for Laurel. . .For full show notes, including links mentioned in the show, head over to wildrosefarmer.com/185 . . .This week's episode is brought to you by Advancing Women Conference . . .Let's get SocialFollow The Rural Woman Podcast on Social MediaInstagram | FacebookSign up to get email updatesJoin our private Facebook group, The Rural Woman Podcast Community Connect with Katelyn on Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest. . .Support the ShowPatreon | Merch | PayPal | Become a Show SponsorShop our Show SponsorsLeave a Review on Apple Podcasts | Take the Listener SurveyScreenshot this episode and share it on your socials!Tag @TheRuralWomanPodcast + #TheRuralWomanPodcast. . .Meet the TeamAudio Editor | MixBär.Admin Team | Kim & Co OnlinePatreon Executive ProducersSarah R. | Happiness by The AcreKarri MV. |
Classroom to Countryside: A Teacher's Journey to Full-Time Farming with Laura Jane Boville
Oct 13 2023
Classroom to Countryside: A Teacher's Journey to Full-Time Farming with Laura Jane Boville
On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you'll meet Laura Jane Boville.Laura Jane is a teacher turned farmer who loves to share her love of gardening, preserving and cooking with everyone!After years of searching, Laura Jane, her husband, and four kids moved to their property just north of Winnipeg in 2019. Bovilles Barnyard grew into a business out of their own desire to be more connected to their food and teach others how to do the same.For full show notes, including links mentioned in the show, head over to wildrosefarmer.com/184 . . .DISCUSSIONS THIS WEEK:[8:10] Deciding to Leave the City and Start a Farm [16:28] The Start of Bowville Barnyard[21:50] The Need for Cooking Classes within The Community[30:00] Transitioning Kids to Farm Life and the Adjustments[32:14] Advice for Starting a Farm[35:15] The Most Important Part of Being a Rural Woman for Laura Jane. . .This week's episode is brought to you by Advancing Women Conference . . .Let's get SocialFollow The Rural Woman Podcast on Social MediaInstagram | FacebookSign up to get email updatesJoin our private Facebook group, The Rural Woman Podcast Community Connect with Katelyn on Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest. . .Support the ShowPatreon | Merch | PayPal | Become a Show SponsorShop our Show SponsorsLeave a Review on Apple Podcasts | Take the Listener SurveyScreenshot this episode and share it on your socials!Tag @TheRuralWomanPodcast + #TheRuralWomanPodcast. . .Meet the TeamAudio Editor | MixBär.Admin Team | Kim & Co OnlinePatreon Executive ProducersSarah R. | Happiness by The AcreKarri MV. |