Mary Blackmon, founder of Farm Star Living LLC, is one of 45 honorees named to Country Woman magazine"s list of 45 "Amazing Women."
Blackmon, who was chief executive officer at Spa-Addicts.com before turning her time and efforts in 2009 to her family"s farm on the border of Arkansas and Louisiana, was dubbed the "accidental farmer" by the magazine in its February and March issue.
Since then she"s launched Farm Star Living, which promotes awareness of life on farms. Its app, for example, offers a way to find farm activities, such as berry picking, and farm-to-table restaurant nationwide.
Among Country Woman"s other honorees were entertainers and sports stars such as Tricia Yearwood, Loretta Lynn and Danica Patrick, according to a news release.