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: springtime
Spring is calving season for us and it seems just about every day we stumble upon a cow licking the afterbirth from her new baby or supervising cautious first steps. The scene never gets old and we have had over thirty calves born at Briarmoore this year. John has become quite skilled at tagging the … Read the Rest
Restoration is renewal, revival, or reestablishment. Early Spring grants us a time of renewal allowing (among other things) an opportunity to re-focus for the busy summer season. Our laying hens arrived last week from Polyface and our first step was filling the nesting boxes with hay. The kids and I so enjoyed the chance to soak up the much prayed … Read the Rest
A few things I have learned this Spring at Briarmoore… You are never too old to be amazed at the beauty and promise of a rainbow Hummingbird wings make a sound much louder than you think Everyone loves a ride on a four wheeler Skunks eat chickens Chickens sometimes eat their own eggsRedwing blackbirds weave … Read the Rest
Springtime on the farm is buuu-sy! And, it means a lot of changes – cows, broilers, and pigs out on pasture, new calves, eggmobiles, planting seeds, annnd spreading compost… LOTS of compost – compost from the cattle and pigerators in the barn, compost from the rabbits and chickens in the hoop houses, and offal compost. … Read the Rest