Work: A Farmer | 140
In this episode, I’m talking to Christine Bailey, a farmer. She and her husband run The Kindred Farm — a certified organic farm — and even though they’re relatively new to farming and it’s the hardest work they’ve ever done, she says she’s loving every minute of it. She’s learning a ton about the ins and outs of this ancient work that’s always changing in our modern world, along with how to cultivate community in what they do. She also hosts literal farm-to-table dinner parties on their land, called Kindred Dinners, and it’s one of her favorite things to do.
Notes From This Episode:
- The Kindred Farm
- Kindred Farm on Instagram
- Tsh (me) on Instagram and Twitter
- Food, Inc.
- Folks, This Ain’t Normal, by Joel Salatin
- You Can Farm, by Joel Salatin
- The Life-Giving Table, by Sally Clarkson
- Wonder, by RJ Palacio
- The Magnolia Story, by Chip & Joanna Gaines
- Capital Gaines, by Chip Gaines
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As you know from last week’s episode, this show is now an amalgamation of my two podcasts, The Simple Show and Women’s Work. On Tuesdays, you’ll get a conversation with a creative woman who does interesting work, and on Thursdays, you’ll get a variety: chats with women about non-work stuff, book recommendations, Q&A sessions, lots of chats with people about what’s saving their life, and more deep-dives with my co-hosts.
If you’re not familiar with what we did over at Women’s Work, I think you’ll enjoy this: I love to celebrate women who make our world a better place, and these chats are a way to do just that. I especially love talking to the ones we don’t always hear form: from artists and entrepreneurs, to scientists, journalists, engineers, coders, and beyond.
If you’re a longtime Simple Show listener, I think you’re gonna love these conversations.