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
Tag Archives: restaurant
Last week we talked about the personality of chefs. This week we’re going to talk about how to make that first contact with them. Step Four – Make Contact You have your hit list, you know the names and back story of your chef, your products are in the right price range. It’s time to … Read the Rest
Today, we’re continuing the Marketing to Restaurants series. If you are just joining us, you can read the other two posts: Preparing a hit list Comparing menu, products and pricing Step Three: Understanding Chefs This is an absolute must for farmers. Many of us farmers are not naturally out-going people-pleasing type people. Yes, that is … Read the Rest
Last week, we created a hit list with all the restaurants in your area. This week, we are going to look at that list and see which restaurants will look at your product. Step Two – Compare products and pricing.Cost is a big deal to restaurants (and all the rest of us) especially in this … Read the Rest
As you have seen from our posts, this week was Chef appreciation week on Polyface. We love our restaurant and retail accounts. The tricky part is getting one as your customer. How do you get a restaurant account? This is a several part process. First you have to find the right place for your products. … Read the Rest
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
Zynodoah’s Restaurant started serving Polyface chicken and chicken livers this summer. They are a fairly new restaurant located right here in Staunton. If you are ever in the area, we would encourage you to try them out. They are the only restaurant in the Staunton area that serves Polyface meats for dinner. (Cranberries serves breakfast … Read the Rest