Food + Community in Small Towns with Deanne Frieders

Today’s guest is Deanne Frieders, the woman behind the blog This Farm Girl Cooks. She joins us to talk about her journey as a food blogger and how her small town of 1,400 people pulled off a community dinner.

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Food + Community in Small Towns Episode Summary:

On the show today, Deanne shares how she turned her need to create farm-family-friendly meals into a successful blog where she offers practical tips to help busy families keep mealtimes a priority. She also shares how she successfully offered a community dinner in her small town.

About Deanne Frieders

Wife to a farmer and mother of four, Deanne Frieders is the blogger behind This Farm Girl Cooks. Her focus is on simple, delicious meals your family will actually eat! If you love easy meals, a sprinkle of humor and a dash of keeping things real, you’ll feel right at home with her!

In this episode, we tackle…

How did you get into this as a business?
Deanne shares that she didn’t start blogging with the intent to create a business from it. She started it as a way for her to keep track of the meals she’d made and she soon realized that when it came to farm families, the other farm wives were clamoring for field-ready ideas! That’s why we talked a bit about how businesses can spring up from nearly any passion or idea!

Listen to this episode to hear more about:
🌽 how food brings people together
🌽 what the quote “necessity is the mother of invention” can mean for people in small towns
🌽 why a community dinner can be a great way to welcome new people to town
🌽 amazing tips to help you be a better food steward in your own family

Connect with Deanne

Instagram: @thisfarmgirlcooks