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Mark ended up meeting his current girlfriend at a wedding when she interrupted him trying to tackle a cold and very tough beef sandwich.
"I tell everyone we met online though so they don't think we're weird." Farmers are unique in the respect that it's more difficult to move location because of the nature of their work and they can't really travel in search of a partner.
Swiping on dating apps is a breeze if you live in a town or city.
But, when you're a young farmer living in a rural community, it's a whole other story. 31-year-old Mark Jervis — an arable farmer in Warwickshire, UK — entered the world of online dating four years ago in an effort to broaden his horizons after a big breakup and a series of "unsuccessful" flings with women in the area.
"I spent thousands of hours coaching people on how to use the site, send messages—even just teaching them how to upload their photos." (One user, Lyle from Kansas, would call him often, saying, "Jerry, I'm looking at my photo, I just can't figure out how to get it on there.")The site also had to wait for technology to catch up in rural towns, too.
"When we launched, everybody had phone modems," Miller said.
In some of these rural towns, there are three people within 10 miles.
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He's not the only one who's experienced challenges when it comes to finding love and farming.
22-year-old Eli Hey — a 6th generation beef farmer from West Yorkshire, UK — finds Tinder dates really difficult because farming isn't "a 9-5 job".