Tag: Family



Carla Thrives in Her Busiest Season

Despite Carla’s zeal for an intense and busy life, fall is her craziest season of all because of harvest.

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The One Great Thing My Crazy Mom Life Needed

Gina Jo liked her juggling-act-mom-life even more after adding one thing to it.

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Celebrating Independence Day, Iowa Style

Every Independence Day, fireworks aren’t the only thing exploding in the western Iowa town Sara Ross calls home.

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From Farmer’s Daughter to Dairy Farmer

As a child, Melissa Hildebrand Reed spent each weekend on her dad’s farm. Little did she know she’d be spending all her days running it with him.

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Yes to the Farm. And Yes to Mankato. Angela’s Community is a Country and City Mix.

Growing up on a farm while going to a city high school made the path to full-time farming a unique one for Angela Guentzel.

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Julia’s Childhood Business Plan = Purpose Coffee Co.

Growing up, Julia Williams was obsessed with the TV show “Friends” and had a passion for helping kids. That passion turned into a business plan for a coffee shop where the proceeds benefit kids who need resources.

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Who Inspires Gina Jo Sugarek? Her Daughter Samantha, the Next Generation of Women Farmers

Seeing what Samantha, a preemie born at 29 weeks, has already overcome gives her mom Gina hope for future women farmers.

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Rachel Gray: Tell us about a good thing from 2021 that you plan to take with you?

After surviving a severe drought, Minnesota farmer Rachel Gray says to always talk to other people and watch for new ways to do things.

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Addie Yoder: What good thing from 2021 will you take with you?

Addie’s new food solution saves her from the worst question of the day: “What’s for dinner?”

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Working with Dad: The Early Bird Gets the Best Tractor

Most family members call dibs on the last brownie. Krista and her dad squabble over one thing – her favorite tractor. Who knew that generations of women have been driving tractors and semi-trucks on farms for more than half a century?