Lesley Kelly

Head and heart behind the blog, High Heels & Canola Fields

Lesley Kelly

Head and heart behind the blog, High Heels & Canola Fields

Biography

Lesley is the head and heart behind the blog, High Heels & Canola Fields. She grew up on her family’s grain farm at Watrous, Saskatchewan and after gaining an education in marketing and accounting, went on to work in various marketing and branding positions in the ag sector, such as Cargill, ATB Financial, Farm Credit Canada and is currently the Brand Manager at WorkHorse Hub. Using her entrepreneurial spirit and the skills developed through her agribusiness career, she created a snack food business using the barley grown on her farm. In December 2015, she started her blog in hopes to dispel myths and bring consumers and farmers together. In 2017, she expanded her reach by joining as a co-host on the Farmer and the City Girl podcast which explores various topics in food and farming through real life conversations. She isn’t afraid to tackle tough conversations within agriculture and through storytelling, photography and her love of ag and food, she’s attracted a loyal fan base across the world. Her and her husband are active on the family farm and live with their two boys in Regina.