About

Hi, I’m so glad you stopped by! My name is Heather and I’m the wife to an amazing man and mother to 2 super talented kids! I am a stay at home domestic engineer and fill my days with recipe developing in my 100 year old kitchen.

I started Farmgirl Gourmet in 2006 as a way to stay connected with friends and family that lived out of state and to give them the latest on our farm antics. In the beginning Farmgirl Gourmet was updated now and then with great recipes I’d conjured up and photos of our 20 acre piece of dirt located in beautiful Eastern Washington State.

Nowadays it’s mostly food and a little dash about my organic raised bed garden and a pinch of renovating my 1912 Craftsman. We no longer own the 20 acres of dirt, but that doesn’t change me from being a farmgirl at heart. Living on a farm for 8 years brought me back to eating off the land and being surrounded by farmers also made me eat locally from the abundance of farm raised meat. Today, I carry on with my love of eating delicious food from my large garden, buying local and sustainable meat and produce and always making it delicious. Hence my tagline of: Homegrown, Local, Sustainable, Delicious!!

Work With Me
If you are interested in working with me, please contact me at heather@farmgirlgourmet.com. If you think your opportunity will benefit the content of my blog and is helpful to my readers, I would love to hear from you.

Areas of interest include: food writing and recipe development, becoming a spokesperson for your brand as well as travel writing and/or photography. If you have a product or cookbook that you believe will be of value to my readers, please let me know, I’d love to hear about it.

Disclosure to Farmgirl Gourmet Readers
I am sometimes compensated to work with brands and companies and am often involved in various other food related projects. All opinions shared on Farmgirl Gourmet are my own unless otherwise stated.

All images © Heather Scholten and cannot be used without permission. If you would like to feature my photos or text on your blog or web site, please contact me first to ask for permission and inquire about licensing rates.

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