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Marrying a Farmer 101 and Quick Summer Beef Recipes

Updated: Aug 30, 2021

Happy Sunday y’all! It has been a hot one around here and the constant evening thunderstorms that have been rolling in make it feel even more sticky and gross out. It sure makes our daily chores…. well a bit more sticky.

Even though the weather has been a bit of a downer, it is wedding anniversary season for us co-op members.

The Bolenders and Hamilton's were married in August. The Netheros and Morrises were married in September, and the Parkers were married in October.

Operating a farm, raising kids, and working full-time jobs off the farm make it hard to make time for other things, but we all recognize the importance of celebrating these milestones as they come. So, in honor of the upcoming anniversaries of our nuptials, we are going to give you a quick run-down of what it is like to be married to a farmer.


Farmers are never on time. You can never make set-in-stone plans, and you can count on that phone call 10 minutes past the time you were supposed to be somewhere saying he will be late.

Farmers are hardheaded. Sorting livestock can be grounds for a divorce. Proceed cautiously.

Farmers have a strong work-ethic. Sundays are for tending to livestock and catching up on chores, not Netflix and chilling.

Farmers admire a spouse who isn’t afraid to get dirty. Look