As I was reading through the 15 reasons, I was literally laughing out loud. So I figured I'd amend the article a little bit, make it a little more REAL rather than fantasy land like e Harmony has it sound. It takes a lot of planning because the grocery store is miles and miles away and guess what, you can't just stop there after work, it takes constant cleaning because your house is always dusty or your farmer is always tracking in mud or dirt, it takes doing some of the dirtiest laundry you will ever do in your life because your farmer comes home covered in manure, and it takes learning to do things on your own without your significant other because guess what, he/she will be gone a lot. Even though we can plan out our year on paper, there is a lot of uncertainty in farming.The truth is, if you read my 10 Ways Marrying a Farmer Changes Your Life, that dating a farmer is hard. Lots of things can happen that will cause failures.) and all of which are honest suggestions that I have tried myself and highly recommend. A super, chic book written with the appreciative eye of an outsider who reminds us of the sheer pleasure of living on a dairy farm.For those that know me, I can get a wee bit carried away about new products and bits that I cherish, but it always comes from the heart, promise! Add on a fabulous Modern Farmette Butter-Making Kit or DIY Cheesemaking Kit if you fancy, for a total 50 euros shipping. What a few amazing ladies had to say about my book (Well, I’ll be! Rearing a few table fowl, planting a vegetable garden and an orchard, rediscovering the satisfaction of using home-grown Irish produce to make truly delicious and creative food for family and friends.”—Darina Allen“Imen takes traditional Irish cooking to the next level with her American curiosity and ingenuity.
Pastoral farming (also known in some regions as ranching, livestock farming or grazing) is a form of agriculture aimed at producing livestock, rather than growing crops.
So, fix yourself a cup of tea (or, something a little stronger) and have a lovely little browse.
I will have an exciting update on our #She Planted ASeed project on my next post.
But that doesn't change the fact that some days, it is hard and a lot more reality filled than e Harmony wants us to believe. The "tanned" part might only apply to their forearms. That doesn't equate to "fit, toned, and tanned".) 3. Embrace it and soak up as much knowledge as you can! Dating a farmer will teach you independence and strength. The grain markets, the animal markets, and all other things in agriculture are forever changing.
Here are the 15 Reasons to Date a Farmer according to e Harmony: 1. In fact, your farmer is probably already based somewhere -- with long-term plans to stay there. Many farmers subscribe to good ol' fashioned family values -- and will be proud to treat you with gentleness and respect. There's something sexy about working the land, cultivating plants and raising beef that nourish a nation. If you are the least bit co-dependent, dating a farmer will be the hardest relationship you will ever have. The potential to make a ton of money is just as easy to lose a ton of money. In my 10 ways, that's just a few off a huge list of ways your life will change.