Agriculture · Ramblings

Embarking on a new adventure.

Life is full of tough decisions. After 4.5 years working in marketing at a large global agriculture company, I recently made the decision to pursue another opportunity. The decision didn’t come easy, but sometimes you have to take a risk and seize a new opportunity. So I’m excited to share that I will now be working with… Continue reading Embarking on a new adventure.

Motivational · Ramblings

Doing more in 2016

After a challenging 2015, both personally and professionally, I’ve decided to make some changes in the New Year. I’ve never been a fan of New Years resolutions so instead I’ll call them goals – I believe setting goals is important as it gives us something to strive for. 2016 Goals Travel more… for pleasure. This past… Continue reading Doing more in 2016

Motivational · Ramblings

Summing up a challenging first half

It’s June 23, 2014. As we approach the mid-year mark, I find myself reflecting on the first half of 2014. If I wanted to sum up this time in my life in one word, I’d choose “challenging.” For those of you who are regular readers of this blog, you’ve probably noticed that I’ve been unusually… Continue reading Summing up a challenging first half

Agriculture · Motivational · Ramblings

Advancing Women in Agriculture: Key Takeaways

80% of life is showing up.  As an introvert I sometimes struggle with this. I’ll admit there are times when I’d rather just stay home. But I force myself to go (show up) and I never regret it. Last week I had the privilege of attending the first Advancing Women: Life Skills for Leadership –… Continue reading Advancing Women in Agriculture: Key Takeaways

Farm Life · Fun Stuff · Ramblings

#WeAreWinter: This About Sums Up Canada

The hashtag WeAreWinter has been trending on Twitter in Canada during the recent Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.  A Mexican friend, who moved to Canada a couple years ago, recently said she’s noticed that Canada seems to have about two or three months of summer and the rest of the year is winter. Yeah,… Continue reading #WeAreWinter: This About Sums Up Canada

Fun Stuff · Ramblings · Travel

A Farm Girl Does Vegas

This Christmas we decided to head south to warmer weather for awhile rather than hunkering down in cold and snowy Canada. Our first stop was the sunny desert city of Las Vegas, Nevada. From there we drove to Phoenix, travelling along Route 66 and making a pit stop at the Grand Canyon. If you missed… Continue reading A Farm Girl Does Vegas

Ag Education · Agriculture · Ramblings

Connecting Farmers and Consumers: Less Telling, More Asking

Earlier this week I read a great blog post written by ag journalist Holly Spangler. She shared Five Things Farmers Need to Know about Consumers on the Farm Progress Prairie Farmer blog. Read her post here. Point No. 4 resonated with me. Holly says, “We need to be less about ‘telling our story,’ and more… Continue reading Connecting Farmers and Consumers: Less Telling, More Asking