But Lindsay felt a fraud signing up as she works in a city and doesn’t come from a farming background.
“It’s nerve-racking, socialising with people you don’t know,” she says.
Many country-loving singles aged 18-26 find love at their local branch of Young Farmers, an organisation with 25,000 members that arranges ski trips and dances for young country dwellers.
These are the kind of men that — like it or not — remind me of my dad.
Dedicated, kind, big-hearted family men who may not have all the words, but who do have all the feelings.
Sullivan family members Grace (left), 3, Rebekah, 40, Ruth, 1, and Ken, 44, pray at lunch, as they do daily at home on their 100-year-old almond farm in Orland (Glenn County). Sullivan family members Grace (left), 3, Rebekah, 40, Ruth, 1, and Ken, 44, pray at lunch, as they do daily at home on their 100-year-old almond farm in Orland (Glenn County). Rebekah and Ken Sullivan pictured with their daughters Ruth, 1, left, and Grace, 3, outside of the oldest barn on their property December 20, 2013 at their home and Almond orchard in Orland, Calif.
Ken Sullivan is a fourth generation Almond farmer, the land has been in his family for 100 years.
” We saw each other sporadically over the next three months or so, always in Seattle, and the evening usually ended with him slipping some organic vegetables from his farmers market stock of the week in my purse.
And that’s a super-romantic thing for a partner, which is great because people are generally excited about dating me.
One of the many types of men I have always thought would make a great match for me is a nice southern boy, the kind who looks hot in a plaid shirt, plays guitar, and loves his mama more than sweet tea. I saw words like "honest" and "easy-going."Farmers really like to describe themselves as gentlemen, it seems, and though I'm not entirely sure what that means in this day and age, I felt like all of these guys were safe.