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.
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, quilting, scrapbooking, knitting, gardening, canning, and is very active in her church.
Susan enjoys music, hiking, tending animals, gathering flowers and berries, fermenting, cooking, and making cheese.
Connecting Experience, Education and Enthusiasm in Farming.
- 94-acre farm with house - looking for someone to lease December 13, 2017
- Family Farm Seeking Apprentice/Manager December 11, 2017
- Need a partner to develop sustainable farm December 11, 2017
- Seeking a long-term General Manager with the capacity to realize a bountiful land economy. December 7, 2017
- Farm + Farm Business Apprentice December 7, 2017
- Looking for grazing lease November 9, 2017
- Looking to learn farming; young aspiring future farmer wanting to just get started! August 15, 2017
Started Oct 3, 2011
Author Archives: Kristen Long
There is so much to be thankful for! Have a happy Thanksgiving everyone! Enjoy the holiday and remember to thank the Lord for His bountiful blessings! Also, this is my final Hen House post. It has been a fun experience and a pleasure to communicate with you all through this blogging/farming world. Blessings to you! … Read the Rest
Wow, we’ve got some busy days ahead! Getting ready for Thanksgiving and sending out turkeys has kept us on our toes. This upcoming Saturday is our big “Turkey Pick-Up” day here at the farm. The sales building, pictured below, is going to be busy and full of excitement! This year we are providing the turkeys … Read the Rest
Hey y’all! It’s pretty busy around here, but somehow I found enough time every once in a while to work on my knitting. I grew up learning the knit and pearl stitches from my great-great aunt, but hadn’t picked up knitting until I came to Polyface. Last summer Kristin taught some of us farm chicks … Read the Rest
Home. It’s the place where we most often feel secure and at peace, a place where we belong. I sit back and realize just how “at home” I feel here. The last 1 1/2 years I’ve called Polyface “home.” Of course, home is also my family and where I’m from, but there’s something so … Read the Rest
Psalm 20 1. The Lord hear thee in the day of trouble; the name of the God of Jacob defend thee; 2. Send thee help from the sanctuary, and strengthen thee out of Zion; 3. Remember all thy offerings, and accept thy burnt sacrifice; Selah. 4. Grant thee according to thine own heart, and fulfil all … Read the Rest
This is the second year that Polyface Farm has offered Freedom Rangers to our customers. These broilers originated in France through the Label Rouge program in the 1960’s. The program’s vision is to produce heritage-based, healthy livestock. They are double-breasted, dressing out at 4-5 lbs. The butchering season is finished, so come on out to … Read the Rest
Good morning! It’s a beautiful morning, but it sure has been busy so far! Today we will be sorting and moving a lot of cattle, putting together orders for Saturday’s buying club drop, and Joel is hosting a lunatic tour this afternoon! This morning at 5:30 am we got the restaurant orders together and at … Read the Rest
On Sunday evening, my best friend Ben Beichler asked me to marry him! We’re engaged!! I am pleased to share with you our story. Happy Thursday! love, … Read the Rest