Dating farmer online
She'd been trying to shoot a crow in the garden, to stuff," Mark says.His foray into the realm of Tinder introduced him to a woman who was terrified of cattle, and another woman he didn't want to risk upsetting because her boss was one of his biggest customers.She tried out Farmers — a dating site for famers — but found no one that seemed like an appropriate fit for her."To find someone on Tinder who you don't already know up here, you have to change your match settings to a 50-mile radius, at least," says Nicole.Mark says famers' lifestyles are also a major obstacle when it comes to arranging dates.Even the weather can put a last minute damper on social plans.
They must have both brains and brawn to keep their farm running successfully. Farmers are community players, often helping out neighboring farms when another farmer is struggling to get their crops in on time.
She didn't believe me and thought it was a ridiculous excuse," says Eli.
The main problem, he says, is that many people have a preconceived idea that all farmers are "old and bald" so they don't believe that he's a beef farmer at his age.
"It turned out I'd bought a tractor from her father the year before as he was the local sales rep for a machinery dealer," says Mark.
He felt obliged to be nice, so he stuck it out for two and a half hours.
Unless you suffer from hay fever and hate the country, farmers make pretty great dates.