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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.

The Rural Woman Podcast Katelyn Duban

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    • 4.8 • 145 Ratings

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.

    Tilling Trust: Fostering Honest Dialogue in Farming Families with Sherri Pauls

    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
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    THIS WEEKS DISCUSSIONS
    12:20 - Growing as an in-law over the years
    21:21 - Advice for someone starting out in their in-law journey on the farm
    22:15 - Setting boundaries with in-laws 
    31:43 - Sharing stories online to help others
    41:14 - The most rewarding part of being a rural woman for Sherri
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    • 45 min
    Championing the Value of Rural Women with Lauren Van Ewyk

    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
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    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
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    • 50 min
    Featured: Empowering Women in Agriculture with TD Agriculture Services, Amie Evans

    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
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    DISCUSSIONS THIS WEEK:
    10:50 Bigger challenges for women in 2024
    17:35 Farmers feeling optimistic or stressed for the future years?
    19:40 Succession planning
    22:45 Advice for the younger generations 
    24:30 Tips for farmers starting out
    27:25 The most rewarding part of being a rural woman
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    • 29 min
    High Country Farming with Noel Cole

    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
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    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
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    • 41 min
    Cultivating Success: The Mentorship Movement in Women in Ag with Melody Garner-Skiba

    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
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    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
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    • 48 min
    A Season in Flower Farming with Janis Harris

    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
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    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 
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    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
145 Ratings

145 Ratings

Elainevan ,

Always good!

Love the Rural Woman podcast — it always spotlights a diverse selection of agricultural pursuits, is always well produced, and I’m always left inspired! Keep it up!!

Lbs2011 ,

My favorite podcast!

Truly one of my favorite podcasts - it’s my go to podcast. Katelyn is a lovely interviewer and her guests are inspiring. I’ve learned so much and found new rural women to follow and inspire my farm Journey! Id highly recommend this podcast!

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I just found you and I absolutely LOVE this podcast! You’re exactly what I have been looking for! These woman give me so much hope and motivation that my goal of being a farmer is achievable. Thank you for sharing ladies! And thank you for the interviews - I’m obsessed!

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