Welcome to Minnesota Farm Living! My name is Wanda Patsche and I live in southern Minnesota and quite frankly, where I have spent my entire life. I am a city girl turned farm wife. Also a wife, mom and grandmother to three grown daughters, two son-in-laws and six grandkids.
My husband and I own and operate an independent modern midwest farm raising corn, soybeans and pigs. We have farmed for nearly 40 years and oh, the changes we have seen over the years.
Let me just start and say, I am passionate about ag. I never grew up on a farm, but I have developed a true appreciation for agriculture over the years. I love sharing my “story” through my blog and other social media platforms. But there is more to my life than just ag. I love to travel, love music (especially live performances), and love my family.
My blog is like looking through the window to my life. I open the curtains and share my perspective and truth about agriculture and other important life topics. You will see pictures of my family, my farm, my travel adventures, and beautiful rural Minnesota farm living. In other words. my life.
Please email me if you have questions, interested in working together in sponsored posts, social media services or speaking engagements.
- Board member at Minnesota Pork Board, Promotion and Image Committee Chairperson
- Regional Ag Curriculum Specialist with Minnesota Ag in the Classroom
- Member of Visit Fairmont Marketing Committee and From the Ground Up Farm-To-Table Event
- Volunteer for CommonGround
- Past participant in the MARL (Minnesota Ag Rural Leadership) program, Class VIII
- Farm Bureau’s Speak For Yourself Speaker
- Operation Mainstreet Speaker
- Township Treasurer
- Past USFRA Digital Voices Council member
- Past AgStar Women in AG Blogger
- 2012 Minnesota Pork Farm Family of the Year
- 2015 Minnesota Pork Promoter of the Year
- 2015 Minnesota Farm Family of the Year
- 2016 Martin County Friend of the Pork Award
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