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: Sheri
Tip #8 – Avoid refined sugars and carbohydrates. You already know this one. You were waiting for it. You’re probably wondering what took me so long to mention it. This category of foods includes many types of bread, bagels, pasta, crackers, chips, grains, sugars, and anything that is made with them. Trying to avoid sugar … Read the Rest
Come spend the day with us tomorrow! Bring the kids! Pack a picnic or get lunch from the local food truck serving Polyface food!! Local artists, local food, fresh air! What are you waiting for! Market hours 10-2:00 Farm hours 9-4:00!
Hard to believe August is almost here! We have a couple of exciting events coming up (and a couple we can’t share with you yet!!!) so mark your calendars and come see us and visit beautiful, historic downtown Staunton while you’re at it! One of the best little towns in the South according to Southern … Read the Rest
We have 2 (that I know of…if you know of others please let me know!) Or contact me if you’re interested in hosting one! Joel will be attending both events which will host a Q&A after! For those of you who haven’t seen it…Watch the trailer here! Joel will be attending both events which … Read the Rest
By Joel Salatin 7/716 Many people in the integrity food movement call me unnecessarily pessimistic when I don’t share their euphoria and assumption that our side is winning and will soon, in the parlance of Pinky and the Brain, “take over the world.” If we don’t appreciate that the industrial food fraternity, including the USDA, … Read the Rest
Food Freedom Fundraisers are a series of educational and entertaining gatherings for anyone who celebrates and appreciates freedom of choice in food and farming. They take place Friday-Sunday, August 19-21, 2016 in the scenic and historic Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Attendees will enjoy celebrating food freedom, meeting with others who share the same passions, and dining on locally-grown, nutrient-dense foods. Read … Read the Rest
Tip #5 – Consume meats from grassfed beef and pastured poultry, and eat the fat along with the meat. That’s right, saturated animal fat is good for you, if the animals were raised on pasture. Meat and fat from pastured beeves, chickens and lambs is more nutrient dense and more satisfying to hunger. You’ll pay a … Read the Rest
I hope you all don’t mind my interrupting our Farm Wife Friday posts to share some of my exciting finishes this year! Back in January, I recklessly committed to a Finish Along contest on Instagram. It’s hosted by multiple bloggers and ran from January 7-April 7. The rules are that you must have at least … Read the Rest
Are you a list maker? Do you stick to the list or just write things down and walk away? Or are you too busy to even take the time to write things down? Last night, a friend of mine told me that she was too busy to take the time to write things down, but … Read the Rest