A Job Well Done and the Season’s End
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The summer is coming to a close. We’re only 3 weeks away from all of the broilers and turkeys being butchered and the summer interns leave on October 1.

It’s a bittersweet time here on the farm. We’ve made new friends and developed relationships that will last for a lifetime. We learned from them and they’ve learned from us.

On Tuesday, we had a fancy dinner at the Joshua Wilton House in Harrisonburg, VA as a culmination for all of our Apprentices, Summer Interns and day-to-day employees. As usual, Mark Newsome and staff and the Joshua Wilton House did a fantastic job on dinner. The food was out-of-this-world good and the evening was enjoyable, filled with reminiscing of summer and excitement for the future.

Here is a picture of the whole crew, not including Richard Morris – our delivery driver and Dan Solberg – our farm chef and gardener. We clean up pretty good, huh?

The Whole Crew

And more pictures:

Richard and Mary Morris

 

Colyer and Jackie Crawford

Daniel and Sheri Salatin

 

Joel and Teresa Salatin

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About Sheri Salatin

Sheri is married to Daniel Salatin. She is the marketing director at Polyface Farm and stay-at-home mom of three children. Sheri is passionate about clean food and is enjoying working the land along side her husband. When not farming, Sheri can be found reading, writing, sewing, baking and serving in her church family.
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3 Responses to A Job Well Done and the Season’s End

  1. Kristen Long says:

    Sweet post, Sheri! What a special evening…. 🙂

  2. I finally have a few minutes of my own after returning home from your farmer intensive. Wow what a phenomenal event! Thank you for all you have taught me. I hope to be able to scale it down to my 10 acre farmlet with almost no rain in the summer. The California foothills are practically a desert in summer. I am excited, inspired and have much more knowledge. I forgot to get the recipe for Brie’s incredible mayonnaise and can’t find it in the blog. Can someone ask her to send it to me please?!!
    I want to bring my other sister and husband out for a 2cd intensive next year!! The staff is unbelievably wonderful!!!
    Pattie of My Sisters’ Farm in California

  3. MamaShelleyRN says:

    Sheri, I;m not sure of where to post this question but Pattie’s Comment made me think of it again. Is there a way to link up Farm and Farmette’s of similar weather, topography etc, to exchange idea’s? I am also in California an would like to adapt Joel’s concepts to my ranchette, without repeating mistakes that others have made. Thanks, Shelley