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About Lesley Kelly

Lesley Kelly farms in Saskatchewan, Canada. She runs a successful farming blog called High Heels and Canola Fields, co-founder of the Do More Agriculture Foundation, is a motivational speaker, social media personality and a podcast co-host of the What the Farm podcast. Previously she held several branding and marketing positions in agricultural businesses. She uses these skills and her passion for farming to help make positive changes. She's built a community of over 65,000 people across social media.

Farm Diaries

Riding in Cabs With Farmers: How good is my cow calling?

In the third episode of Riding in Cabs with Farmers, I attempt to call cows with Adrienne Ivey, Saskatchewan cattle…

The Big Issues

‘Riding In Cabs With Farmers’: Mental health

In my first episode of Riding in Cabs with Farmers, I chat with Matt Kelly, my hubby, Saskatchewan grain farmer…

The Big Issues

Mental health part 2: How to recognise the warning signs

Do you know the warning signs of when someone is struggling? To be honest, I didn’t. I had a general…

The Big Issues

Mental health part 1: It all starts with being there

If a friend or neighbour found the courage to reach out to you with mental health problems, would you know…

The Big Issues

Beef, cell phones and water usage – let’s talk

Last week I wrote a blog about climate change, using two burgers to show how agriculture is part of the…

The Big Issues

Burgers and climate: The real beef

I have two burgers. One is a beef burger from McDonald’s on the left and the other on the right…

Tips & Tricks

How to market your blog for free – with Lesley Kelly

Trust me, marketing is a word that can make us nervous. Gone are the days of “build it and they…

Farm Diaries

A farmer’s 2019 ‘being’ list

2018 was a year of love, loss, life and change. Always change. Last year taught me to follow my heart,…

Farm Diaries

The sentence my dad said that changed my view of farming

Huddled around the kitchen table on this cold, snowy morning, our farm family is making plans. Not warm holiday plans…