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.
Started Oct 3, 2011
Category Archives: Brie
Tomorrow we start a brand new year, and it brings with it many wonderful yet bittersweet changes. I am headed to Ireland to begin my course at the Ballymaloe Cookery School, and I am thrilled beyond words…but leaving a wonderful place like Polyface makes it very bittersweet indeed! I have had a wonderful time writing … Read the Rest
Merry Christmas from our farm to yours! Hoping your holidays are merry and bright 🙂 – the Salatin families and Polyface team
Happy Thanksgiving Week! I recently tried out this Tyler Florence recipe and thought it was too good not to share. The secret ingredient? Roasted bananas! They add an unexpected sweetness to the dish that is really complementary to sweet potatoes. If you’re looking for a new spin on the classic sweet potato dish for Thursday, … Read the Rest
Beef shank is one of those cuts of meat that may intimidate you if you’ve never cooked it. Never fear! Mark and Maggie Reinke – happy, long time customers and philosophical supporters of Polyface – are here today to show you the wonders of beef shank. It all began when I noticed they would stop … Read the Rest
In case you missed it, I wanted to post last week’s video from the Farm to Consumer Legal Defense Fund Annual Gala. Joel Salatin and Dr. Joe Mercola debated this resolution: Should the federal government mandate GMO labeling on food? To view the debate, click the link below and start at minute 55:00 (runs approximately … Read the Rest
Today is my last Grass Stain Tour for the year, which is a very bittersweet feeling! It is always nice to see the season wind down and have some jobs on the farm come to an end for the year, but it’s also causing me to reflect on how grateful I have been for the … Read the Rest
My friend Melinda McCoy generously donated this rug hooking for me to raffle for the last bit of the Ballymaloe fundraiser! I asked her to describe the craft, and here is what she said: “I was at a fiber festival when I saw my first hooked rug. I loved the colors and textures and the … Read the Rest
Hi everyone! I’m going to link back to a post from three weeks ago that explains a raffle I am holding for a gorgeously woven Alpaca throw! Take a look here to read the story behind the throw. Proceeds will help me attend The Ballymaloe Cookery School! The raffle ends next Tuesday, October 9 at … Read the Rest
Yesterday I had the wonderful experience of working with Chef Kurt Jacobson of the Fast and Furious Cook. While reading The Omnivore’s Dilemma several weeks ago, Chef Kurt called and asked if he could guest chef for us one evening…and we said come on down! Kurt made salmon pate (from fish he caught himself while … Read the Rest