Fave Social Media & Questions About Work at Monsanto

It’s funny. When you work in the social media space, lots of times people will ask you what your favorite channel is. It’s a tough choice and it depends on what you want to accomplish. I usually try to just explain how I use the different channels. And usually heads nod as I explain each. […]

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Soaking Up the Sun and Tulips

  It has been a while since I did a mostly Wordless Wednesday but this photo I took this morning seems appropriate. Spring has really arrived and I am enjoying the sun and tulips! I really love fresh tulips…. Looking at them sort of transports me…. During my travels I have had the chance to […]

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Jessica Ziehm at Tiashoke 2013 - Kiss

Caring & Understanding on Two Z Dairy Farms (Farms A to Z)

When I looked at the two farms for Z, the words care and understanding came to mind. The photos for today really show that connection to the animals in the care of these farmers on a couple of family dairy farms. Zweber Farms Some of you may have remembered my visit to an organic dairy […]

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Mr. Ray Young, The Farmer Who Won My Heart (Farms A to Z)

My first visit to a farm seems a million years ago and yet it also seems like yesterday. The farmer to host me for my first real farm visit, while I was in graduate school was Mr. Ray Young. I can’t imagine how often he and his wife Mrs. Dorothy have come to mind over […]

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search of X-Farms

X Marks the Spot… The Spot for The X-Farms (Farms A to Z)

I tried all kinds of things to find a farm that started with an X. I searched through the total list of farm blogs for ideas. I posted in various Facebook groups where the farmers I know get together. So I guess X marks the spot of desperation! The spot that is being left blank. I’ll […]

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Val and Audrey on the farm

How Many Farmers Named Val Do You Know? (Farms A to Z)

When one of my farmer friends named Val asked me whether I wanted her to be listed by her blog or whether I wanted the Vals to be listed together, I knew what I had to do. Yep, I needed the letter V to be about two farmers named Val! These two women raise kids, drive […]

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The Udder Side

Taking a Walk on The Udder Side (Farms A to Z)

The Udder Side has been one of my favorite farm blogs since I stumbled onto it years ago. I know, there are so many awesome blogs… how could I possibly have favorites? Well, The Udder Side is a little warped and that is definitely something I enjoy. I mean what other farm blog is actually […]

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Vineyard in Fall -- The Farmed Life

Passion is Clear with The Deere Milkmaid & The Farmed Life (Farms A to Z)

You may want to refresh that cup of coffee before you sit down to read today’s post for the letter T in the farms A to Z cause today there is a lot to take in. Part of it seems to be a true excitement to share what’s happening with farms in the northeast. Jenni Tilton-Flood […]

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Brian Scott of Scott Farms

Stauffer Dairy, Scott Farms & SlowMoneyFarm Show Range of Farms (Farm A to Z)

Love it when I get to these letters where I have several awesome farms to celebrate on the given day! That’s the case with the letter S in the farm a to z so I won’t waste time getting started! Stauffer Dairy Brandon & Krista Stauffer run Stauffer Dairy in Eastern Washington. Milk from the Stauffer’s farm […]

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Things You Should Know About Ranching in Montana & Ray-Lin Dairy (Farm A to Z)

The letter R brings us to two dear friends who have really helped me learn a lot about agriculture in the past few years. Such an honor to have them on the blog for this farm a to z. Ryan Goodman / Ranching in Montana The words “ranching in Montana” have a mystique to them […]

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Quiet Owl Farm

Getting to Know Quiet Owl Farm (Farm A to Z)

Several months ago, Rosie from Quiet Owl Farm stopped by my blog and asked if I’d mind adding her to the list of farm blogs I have here. It took me a bit to get around to updating it, but since there, I have enjoyed checking out her story of building toward a farm in Hillsboro, […]

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Mark & Jenny Rohrich Prairie Californian

Prairie Californian Loves Sunflowers & Wheat (Farm A to Z)

I still remember when Mark & Jenny Rohrich were living in vastly different parts of the US and now they are married and building a home. Jenny blogs her viewpoint at Prairie Californian and they have a family operation called Rohrich Farms in Ashley & Zeeland, North Dakota. They grow wheat, corn, soybeans, and sunflowers — you […]

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Texas farmers Royce & Kaitlyn O'Neal

Oh, Oh, Oh…. Farms that Start with the Letter O (Farm A to Z)

The farmers featured today… I interact with all of them frequently online. They are involved in their communities and busy with family. They have such a clear passion for raising the food that ends up in restaurants and grocery stores. And they all have last names that start with the letter “O” for my farm […]

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