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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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Contributors, DIY Projects, Featured, For the Home, Interior Design, Kelley Nuttle

Decorating In The Country

According to bing.com the definition of HOME is the place where one lives permanently, especially as a member of a family or household. To me, home means my favorite place to share the best experiences with loved ones and display who I am. I take pride in my home and strive…

Kelley Nuttle

About Kelley Nuttle

Kelley Nuttle is a stay-at-home mom from Western Kansas who has passion for family, making memories, taking photographs, traveling and learning new things. She grew up in Northeastern Oklahoma and made the move to Kansas after falling in love with her husband. They live in their dream home with a little bit of land, a neat old red barn and room to grow their family. Kelley is looking forward to sharing her adventures of life in words and photographs, hoping to inspire everyone to enjoy the little things!

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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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Barbara Siemen, Contributors, Featured, Parenting

Motherhood: A Career in Guilt

Motherhood: A Lesson in Guilt

My career path has changed a lot since I was a young punk. Eons ago I wanted to be a cop. I had no plans of having children or a husband. Then Mr. Big Muscles waved his flirty long eyelashes at me and all of it changed in an instant.…

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, Featured, For the Home, Interior Design, Jesse Williams

15 Must-Haves for Ranch Home Design

15 Must Haves

It didn’t matter what I ‘googled’, I could not find any useful information on what a rancher should include in a new home design. I tried googling everything- rancher home designs, must have home design for ranchers, farmer home design, home plans for acreages, home plans for a farm, and…

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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Contributors, Elisha Neubauer, Farming, Featured

The shocking reality of “Farm Clean” versus “Clean Clean.”

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  Here I am, finishing up my coffee on a beautiful morning, just about to dive into my ever-growing list of chores when it occurs to me that I have established a different meaning of “clean” since moving to the farm. I am the product of a former military drill…

Elisha Neubauer

About Elisha Neubauer

Elisha grew up in a small fishing village in Dartmouth, England. The product of a British Mother and an American Military Father, she moved to the states in the mid-90's. She spent her childhood in horse camps and on her grandfather's 10 acre farm, where she developed a passion for farm animals and longed to have a farm of her own. After 11 years of working as a store manager in one of the busiest stores in the state of Florida, she met her now-husband - a German, who had just moved to the states a few years prior - and they purchased their dream home on 11 acres in Rural Central Florida. Elisha is a mother to three: a 9-year-old boy, a 6-year-old daughter, and a 7-month-old daughter. Elisha left the hustle and bustle of retail life and now works from home as a transcriber assigned to a Dairy Farm's audio files. Between starting up their own small family farm and transcribing for a Dairy farm - Elisha has been learning first hand the joys (and trials) of rural life. You can read about her family's adventures and mishaps on the farm in Elisha's blog: "European Geeks In Rural America."

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