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Why I left my corporate career to move back to the farm

Why I left my corporate career to move back to the farm

Matt and I lived within two worlds, the city and the farm. I used to think it was the best of two worlds. We enjoyed the conveniences of the city and the quietness and peacefulness of the farm.   To be honest, I never had any dreams or aspirations of being involved in...

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Part 1: It All Starts With Being There

Part 1: It All Starts With Being There

If a friend or neighbour finds the courage to reach out to you, would you know what to do? Since my husband and I publicly shared our mental health journeys a couple of summers ago and have had the opportunity to speak with so many of those within and outside of the...

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The Importance of Our Family Dinner Table

The Importance of Our Family Dinner Table

I’ve been frustrated lately that our dinner table is always cluttered… It’s been a busy winter with crop plans, farm plans and house plans, and lots of teenage mutant ninja turtle and tractor sightings, as you can see. But then I thought. This table is more than where...

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My 2019 New Year’s “Being” List

My 2019 New Year’s “Being” List

2018 was a year of love, loss, life and change. Always change. Last year taught me to follow my heart, dream big, embrace the unknown and to love deep. As I look ahead not only to what I want to accomplish for myself, I want others around me to experience the same. We...

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What do Grain Farmers do on Rainy Days?

What do grain farmers do on rainy days or when it's too wet to be out in the field We got over 2 inches of rain this past weekend so we had a few things to catch up on........? Hope you like this new video my family and I put together. https://youtu.be/gU2Ly5fDn3A

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Dear Earls, I’m Breaking Up With You

Dear Earls, I’m Breaking Up With You

*Note: Originally posted on Facebook Dear Earls Restaurants, I thought we had a great thing going but...I’m going to have to break up with you. I can say I’m not surprised. We all saw this coming. You’ve joined the ranks of the...

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Why This Mom is Proud to Grow and Eat GMOs – Part 1

Why This Mom is Proud to Grow and Eat GMOs – Part 1

I'm a mom to two growing boys. I'm also a farmer's wife and a member of a 4th generation farm that grows both conventional and GMO food. I feel that every day is a struggle trying to defend what we do on our farm and make good decisions about what to feed my family. I...

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Hello

I’m Lesley

My hope is by telling my farm story, I can help bridge the gap between those involved and not involved in agriculture as we both can learn from one another. Connect with me or follow me on social to learn more about agriculture and our farm.

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