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.
- Flexible and Diverse Farming and Pizza Making Internship February 19, 2017
- Intern Opportunity on Diverse Farm in Louisiana February 15, 2017
- Central VA Raw Dairy and Grassfed Meat Farm Offering Internship February 15, 2017
- Whiffletree Farm Seeks Summer Interns February 13, 2017
- Build diverse farm for the community February 13, 2017
- Experienced livestock/orchard manager looking for next step February 13, 2017
- Bookkeeping & Business Development January 3, 2017
- Dedicated livestock person looking for a position December 12, 2016
Started Oct 3, 2011
Tag Archives: farm news
Thursday, Sept. 2 Mark Gresge, owner/chef of L’etoile restaurant in Charlottesville, notified us that Pamela Burke, a Charlottesville City Health Inspector had been in and written up a critical hazard for using eggs from an “unapproved source.” Interestingly, and in totally aberrant behavior, she did not confiscate the eggs on the spot–probably oversight more than … Read the Rest
This was published today in the Washington Post. Click on the link to read the story: For Locavores, a New Breed of Farm
The license a story teller uses to include or exclude material can have a huge bearing on the story’s impact. ABC Nightline was out yesterday and did an 18 minute interview but used less than 1 minute of it. And while I’m not asking to hog the time here (no pun intended) I think what … Read the Rest
It’s officially Spring at Polyface. The broilers are in the field on pasture. At 3 weeks old, after they have come out of the brooder we move the birds to the field where they stay until they are 8 weeks old. They are in floorless, 10’x12′ field shelters that are moved every single day to … Read the Rest
Fresh – The Movie by Ripple Effect Films A beautiful, empowering film. Be sure to book your seat early. Joel will be at the DC, NYC, and Boston viewings. Come on out and show your support for good food, that heals the land and body! Click on the links below to purchase your ticket. DC: … Read the Rest
FOOD INC. is a 90-minute documentary you’ll be hearing a lot aboutand it features Polyface Farm. I was invitedby the producers and distributors to participate with them in one ofthe first USA screenings Friday night at a huge filmfestival in Durham, NC. Eric Schlosser, author of FAST FOOD NATION (the number 1 sellingAmerican book of … Read the Rest
We are hosting a launch party for a new “farm drop” on March 2, 2009 at 7:00pm at the National Reality building, 11890 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA. Our special guest speaker will be Polyface rancher, Matt Rales. Matt is the author of the fantastic article. The Inconvenient Cow, which was published in the Weston … Read the Rest
This was just posted our Polyface Farms website, but we also thought to post it here in case any of you are interested. PRODUCT MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT Polyface has an immediate opening for a PRODUCT MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT. We expect to fill this position on or around March 1. Interested candidates may call at 540-885-3590 or email … Read the Rest