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Contributors, Cooking, Farming, Featured, Field Meals, Food, Harvesting, Jenny Dewey Rohrich, Planting

MORE Farmer Approved Field Recipes

More Farmer Approved Field Recipes - Rural Housewives (1)

The first part of this series, Farmer Approved Field Meals, was such a success we decided to compile some more fabulous farmer approved field recipes from some of our favorite food, farm, & agriculture blogs! I think it’s an age old struggle.. What to cook when you’re in the field farming?…

About Jenny Dewey Rohrich

Jenny Dewey Rohrich is the writer, photographer, and recipe developer behind Prairie Californian. She is a self-proclaimed country girl, born and raised in Northern California. After joining social media, Jenny met and later married a third generation North Dakota farmer. She has since moved to the rural prairies of North Dakota where they farm wheat, corn, soybeans, and sunflowers. Agriculture has always been close to her heart and because of that Jenny started Prairie Californian. She strives to bridge the gap between those far removed from the farm by giving people insight into daily life on their farm. On Prairie Californian, she also shares about food, photography, and other lifestyle topics. Jenny is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post as well as a former contributor for Agriculture.com. She is also the Co-Founder of Rural Housewives, a community group and lifestyle blog for women to share their passion for the rural life. Jenny is a former participant in the National Wheat Foundation’s Wheat Advocate program as well as a current member of the American Soybean Association’s Advocacy & Training Team. Jenny resides with her farmer husband in a small town in North Dakota where she can be found with a camera in hand capturing the world around her, loves the challenges of bringing culture to the North Dakota prairie through a variety of culinary creations, and using her interior design degree to build their dream home.

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Advice, Contributors, Farming, Featured, Food, Heidi Primrose, Parenting, Relationships

To Be a Farm Wife

To Be a Farm Wife

When I think of a “farm wife” I think of my Grandma Margaret. I grew up listening to stories about the farm and everything a good farm wife did. Taking meals out to the men who were working long hours in the field; growing gardens and collecting eggs to feed…

Heidi Primrose

About Heidi Primrose

Although she grew up in a small town in Iowa surrounded by agriculture, Heidi Primrose never imagined she would one day marry a farmer and live less than 15 miles from where she was born. But 13 years ago, she started dating a farmer. During their 5-year courtship she learned a lot about raising cattle and sheep, baling hay, and planting and harvesting corn. Not only did she fall in love with a farmer but she fell in love with a way of life. Eight years of marriage and three children later, Heidi could never imagine her life any other way. The ups and downs of farming can be a struggle but she is grateful for the life her and her family lead. Heidi works as a Speech Pathologist for the local Area Education Agency but is also a full-time mother and farmwife.

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Contributors, Cooking, Farming, Featured, Field Meals, Food, Jenny Dewey Rohrich

Farmer Approved Field Recipes

Farmer Approved Field recipes

I think it’s an age old struggle.. What to cook when you’re in the field farming? It seems like no matter how much you plan, you end up out of ideas and resorting to whatever your ole stand by may be. We are here to help. Here’s a list of…

About Jenny Dewey Rohrich

Jenny Dewey Rohrich is the writer, photographer, and recipe developer behind Prairie Californian. She is a self-proclaimed country girl, born and raised in Northern California. After joining social media, Jenny met and later married a third generation North Dakota farmer. She has since moved to the rural prairies of North Dakota where they farm wheat, corn, soybeans, and sunflowers. Agriculture has always been close to her heart and because of that Jenny started Prairie Californian. She strives to bridge the gap between those far removed from the farm by giving people insight into daily life on their farm. On Prairie Californian, she also shares about food, photography, and other lifestyle topics. Jenny is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post as well as a former contributor for Agriculture.com. She is also the Co-Founder of Rural Housewives, a community group and lifestyle blog for women to share their passion for the rural life. Jenny is a former participant in the National Wheat Foundation’s Wheat Advocate program as well as a current member of the American Soybean Association’s Advocacy & Training Team. Jenny resides with her farmer husband in a small town in North Dakota where she can be found with a camera in hand capturing the world around her, loves the challenges of bringing culture to the North Dakota prairie through a variety of culinary creations, and using her interior design degree to build their dream home.

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Advice, Barbara Siemen, Contributors, Farming

Just Do It

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 As many of you may know, planting season is in full swing across the continent. My sweet, slow spring has ended and we are now in full farming season. For us, and for many others, this farming season won’t end until nearly December. Every year, I watch my hubby and…

Barbara Siemen

About Barbara Siemen

Barbara grew up in a typical 9-5 family in Mid-Michigan, but had family roots in the countryside. Though her initial college plans involved a big-city future, she fell in love first semester with a charismatic farm boy with flirty green eyes. Dorm dates turned into weekend trips back home to his centennial family farm, where she spent hours in a tractor, the milking parlor, or alongside his extended family at their frequent gatherings. After they graduated college, they married and moved “back home” to live where generations of Siemens’ had lived. Barbara, and her husband Darrin, have 3 adorable children and a future full of promise. While Darrin manages the daily operations of the dairy, beef, and cropping systems, Barbara takes care of the homestead, children, and office operations.

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Contributors, Farming, For the Home, Sara Jensen

Packing the Kitchen Sink

Packing the Kitchen Sink

It might sound silly and a little high maintenance but typically when I go out to the farm on the weekends with my husband I tend to pack for the day, literally. Even though we are only a few miles from town, I still make sure to have a few…

Sara Jensen

About Sara Jensen

Although Sara did not grow up in a farming family, she knew her place in life was in the agriculture industry. Her first step, go to Oklahoma State University and major in Agricultural Communications where her passion went from a spark to wildfire. Next, she met a super cute farm boy in an Animal Science class who had gorgeous curls and lime green eyes. It just so happened that Sara would marry that boy from class three years later and live in a small, farming community southwest of Oklahoma City. Her husband, Jared, currently works on the family farm where he raises wheat and manages a cow/calf operation. Sara, a budding photographer and freelance writer, is the Assistant Editor for the NRHA Reiner at the National Reining Horse Association where she writes and edits material for the international monthly magazine dedicated to the sport of Reining. While they don’t have any children yet, their dog “Sadie” keeps them on their toes at home.

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Contributors, Farming, Giveaways, Lauren Arbogast, Social Media

Time to Step Up for your Farmer & Community!

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Alright ladies, there’s a competition on the horizon. I can see some of you in your living rooms, offices, and on grocery aisles doing victory dances already. “Bring it on!” You say. Others are ready to click off this post – see ya later sister! That’s not my cup of…

Lauren Arbogast

About Lauren Arbogast

A first date on a tractor landed this city girl in a farmer’s wife position on a third generation beef and poultry farm. Lauren was transplanted to the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia from a city (city!) close to the coast of Virginia. A beach girl growing up, she quickly adapted to her new rural surroundings and made passing the farm wife bar exam her mission. Almost a decade later, she still drives the tractors and checks chickens when her two mini-farmers don’t push her out of the way! She teaches early childhood special education in the local urban public school system, and is passionate about bringing agriculture to her classroom, school, and division in creative ways. You can catch her blogging about fun times around the farm, her Farm Fridays in the classroom, and some life lessons at www.PaintTheTownAG.com!

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Contributors, DIY Projects, Farming, Jesse Williams

Calf Organization: DIY Tag Board

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Calving season is upon us! This wonderful time of year is full of anticipation, excitement and the promise of new lives for ranchers. On the other hand, it is also usually hectic, full of long sleepless nights and requires organization, piles of paperwork and many hands on deck for whatever…

Jesse Williams

About Jesse Williams

Jesse is a Research Agronomist with a passion for agriculture that runs deep into her childhood. Growing up in Southern Alberta as an avid 4-Her with a love for animals, she met her now drilling engineer husband, Clay, in high school. After completing their degrees, the two married in 2011 on Jesse’s parents’ ranch and now reside in Hanna, AB, Canada. Jesse and Clay are currently working on building their commercial cow/calf operation, as well as selling high quality red bred replacement heifers. When not at the office or in the corral, Jesse spends her time quilting, gardening and raising their pups. If you have questions about being married to a rancher (or the oil patch!), being thrown into a HUGE family of in-laws or about balancing a more than hectic schedule on and off the farm, just ask Jesse!

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