Farm families in transition need tools to talk about tough issues, get clarity of expectations and act! Elaine Froese has coached over 1000 families helping decrease their anxiety over the uncertainty of their future. She’s an award-winning author, coach and certified speaking professional who provides practical tools and roadmaps to find fairness in farm transition. Froese Family Farms near Boissevain in Southwestern Manitoba is her home base, where she partners with her husband, son and daughter in law. She knows the needs of her audience because she is also on the transition journey.
Faith Today magazine calls her “Canada’s Farm Whisperer.” CBC calls her the “Dr. Phil for farmers.“ Penny and Ruby call her “Gramma.”
Elaine understands the culture of agriculture and is gifted at helping folks see great outcomes and paths for their family farms. Her Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara coaching and conflict resolution certificates fill her toolbox with common sense approaches farmers appreciate. After 25 years as a Grainews columnist, Elaine is encouraged to be part of the team creating healing and happy transition stories for agriculture. Her mission is to empower family, increase profit and secure legacy.