Blog Authors are employed or involved with Polyface. However, posts will cover a large genre of topics. Statements, ideas and opinions may differ somewhat from practices, beliefs and vision of Polyface.
Jill enjoys traveling, road trips, camping, photography, cooking, and spending time with her friends and family.
Brie enjoys farming, gardening, photography, and cooking.
Heather enjoys gardening, farming, cooking, crocheting, embroidery, and being with family and friends.
Leanna enjoys farming, gardening, knitting, spinning, baking, and anything that has to do with the homesteading lifestyle.
Sheri enjoys family, reading, writing, baking, sewing, scrapbooking, knitting, gardening, canning, and is very active in her church.
Wendy enjoys farming, cooking, making pies & homemade preserves, gardening, knitting and having fun with her daughter Madelyn.
Erin enjoys cooking, gardening, knitting, sewing, housework, spinning, being outdoors and spending time with family and friends.
Author Archives: Brie Aronson
Recently Sheri loaned me a copy of Deborah Krasner’s Good Meat. I keep joking with her that I may never give it back, because it provides loads of inspiring recipes and has been expanding my knowledge of how to cook grass-fed meats. Good Meat is an excellent reference to have on your shelf if you … Read the Rest
Hello everyone! Here’s a grab-bag assortment of fun and inspiring things I’ve come across in the food world lately… ~ Microgreens. My friends Phil and Deirdre Armstrong over at Harvest Thyme Herbs gifted these to me last week. Let’s hear it for early spring greens! ~ Denmark’s renown restaurant Noma has been named “Best Restaurant … Read the Rest
In an age when we are bombarded by celebrity antics in the news, yet increasingly disconnected from our farmers and food supply, thank goodness for the brilliant folks over at HandPicked Nation. Founders Staci Strauss and Craig McCord recently launched a campaign on the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo to bring meaningful stories of farmers and food … Read the Rest
Happy Tuesday, Hen House readers! Today we bring you a recipe/method for cooking grass-fed steaks. Drawing on help from Shannon Hayes’ extraordinary cookbook, Daniel Salatin recently cooked us all New York Strip Steaks for lunch…and we all just about fell over, they were so good! Many people making the transition from conventional to grass-fed meats … Read the Rest
Last week I went to a nearby farm to pick up my little flock of Pekin ducks! What a fun experience to have right before Easter. Here are some pictures from when I first brought them home… Thank you everyone for sharing your duck expertise and stories a few weeks back! I’ll keep you … Read the Rest
Today, it’s looking more like Christmas than almost-April. We’ve received quite a bit of snow in the last few days and it’s making me long for spring more than ever. In honor of that first real spring day that’s sure to come (eventually), let’s talk about what is sitting quietly beneath all that pretty white … Read the Rest
I had a moment of unglamorous clarity recently. At dinner one day, I suddenly became conscious I was eating beans, straight from the can, while standing up and trying to type an email. While such scenarios happen more often than this bachelorette would like to admit, in that moment I realized while much of my … Read the Rest
Hello everyone and happy Tuesday! A short post, because today? I want to hear from YOU! I’d like to raise a few ducks at home this year for eggs, and am wondering if any of you who have done so in the past would give me a shout in the comments with your favorite breeds, … Read the Rest