This farm girl cooks and blogs

The Business of Food with Steve Alexander

Globally popular recipe blog originates on a corn and soybean farm about an hour west of Chicago blogger Deanne Frieders

A Dekalb County, Illinois, farmer turned her “field meals” into a recipe blog that has attracted thousands of fans. Deanne Frieders, known on Twitter as @IFeedFarmers tells Steve Alexander she didn’t expect to marry a farmer, and had no idea what a field meal was when her husband asked if she wanted to help out. Now, her recipe blog,, has readers from as far away as Australia.

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