About Us

Our Team

Jennifer Bowman


Jennifer Bowman is an award-winning journalist who became the editor of The Rural Route in March 2017. She has travelled extensively both internationally and on the rural routes of North America. She is excited to re-connect with her roots in this area and explore new opportunities for The Rural Route. Jennifer loves drinking chai tea, discovering the beauty in the ordinary, and is always up for an adventure.

Irmgard Kuersten-Kirkorian

Design & layout

Irmgard Kuersten-Kirkorian is the face behind The Rural Route's success. She has done the magazine layout & much of the ad design ever since the very first issue came out in December 2009. Advertisers like her eye-catching ad layouts, and her design experience has helped The Rural Route keep its distinct look through the years.
Irmgard lives in the Harriston area with her husband Randy. When she isn't busy in the office, she enjoys driving her 1969 Volkswagen Beetle, going horseback riding, and spoiling Buddy, her cat.

Our History

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