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.
- 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: Leanna Hale
This time of year always seems to sneak up on me. Some days I feel like summer is never going to end and I will forever and always have piles of picked vegetables staring up at me, waiting to be preserved. Then it happens. I wake up one morning and the air is crisp and … Read the Rest
It is the perfect day here at Polyface for a pot of soup on the stove! I love the snow and the signs that promise spring is on the way!
Last week we had dinner at a friend’s house and we brought dessert. 🙂 Even though it had snowed that day I couldn’t resist making something cold and sweet! With all the maple syrup we have been boiling down, this recipe was on my mind. Maple pecan ice cream is simply delicious! Enjoy! Maple Pecan … Read the Rest
You know those lists you make of things to get done? Well, here at Polyface lists are very important to help keep us on track and to keep things rolling. At the beginning of the year “the big list” is made of all the things we would like to see accomplished and things that have … Read the Rest
I wouldn’t have thought with the start we had to winter, 5 inches of snow the day before Thanksgiving, that by the middle of January we would be setting buckets out and preparing for another season of sugaring! But that is exactly what is happening around here. The weather forecast looks just about perfect, so … Read the Rest
With the temperatures getting colder around here and with having a little more time on my hands after the holidays, I found my self this week sitting on my floor and pinning patches onto some of my husbands pants. I started out with 4 pairs of pants that were in need of a lot of … Read the Rest
We had a great 2014! Both Polyface and Eric and I as a couple. 🙂 Looking back we learned a lot, worked a lot, and had some wonderful times with friends and family. I was looking back through pictures and put together the collage below. It doesn’t show all of what we did, but it … Read the Rest
This past week has been full of a couple “firsts.” Here they are! I picked my first green beans out of my “little” garden. 32 pounds of green beans in two pickings. 🙂 32 pounds = 28 quarts of beans. Just about takes care of the husband and I for winter! Of course I had … Read the Rest