For the last couple years, we’ve been making more of an effort to forage food and usable products from our property. The amount of food we get isn’t enough to make a huge dent in our grocery budget, but it definitely adds some entertainment while the food is ripe, and it adds a little varietyContinue reading “Foraging on Our Property”
Category Archives: Not Farming Related
Pre-Order: Limerick Enamel Pin
We have some exciting news! We are big fans of pins and buttons as accessories, and we decided to have our own made! Our handsome Jacob ram Limerick will be made into an enamel pin! Pre-orders are available in our online shop. The pins are currently in production, and will be mailed out as soonContinue reading “Pre-Order: Limerick Enamel Pin”
New Farm Apparel Available!
Many of our friends and farm fans have participated in our Custom Ink shirt campaigns. We have finally had the time to sit down and start up a shirt shop that will be available all the time! There are only a couple print options, but there are a TON of style options. We have onesies,Continue reading “New Farm Apparel Available!”
The Night The Wind Blew
We’ve been watching the weather quite closely the last couple weeks. Between wanting to have the windows open during the day, making sure we close them before the rain starts, to figuring out if we need to add more straw to the coops to help keep the birds warm, there is always some reason oneContinue reading “The Night The Wind Blew”
Recipe: Home Made Chili Powder
Picture this: A chilly winter afternoon, I decided to make a batch of turkey chili, with some of our delicious pasture raised turkey that we ground and froze. I get half the ingredients into the dutch oven, grab the container of chili powder, and it’s empty. SERIOUSLY? You can’t have chili without chili powder!!! WhatContinue reading “Recipe: Home Made Chili Powder”
Marshall Farmers Market Bag Sharing Program
The Marshall Area Farmers Market happens every Saturday, year round, in the City Of Marshall. From May through October, it is in a parking lot on West Green Street, and November through April, it’s located within the Calhoun County Fairgrounds. We at Frontière Farm House have been vendors for three years, and we thoroughly enjoyContinue reading “Marshall Farmers Market Bag Sharing Program”
We Are Now On Patreon!
Since starting the farm, we have had folks from all over the place follow us on social media. We regularly get comments and messages asking how people can support us from afar. And we’ve finally come up with a solution! Over the course of the last few days, we’ve signed up for Patreon! What’s Patreon?Continue reading “We Are Now On Patreon!”
Our Goals for 2020
Finding inspiration from a bunch of other blogs, we decided to work on an “Uberlist” for Frontière Farm House. These are mostly my (Nicole) goals, with some that are for both of us to accomplish together. I am hoping that by sharing them with all of you, I will keep myself more accountable, and followContinue reading “Our Goals for 2020”
Being Farmers Market Vendors: How We Set Up
Lately, we have had seen several people asking about setting up at farmers markets, and what sorts of tents/tables/signage work the best. We are in our third year of vending at our local market, but I have been doing handmade markets for over a decade. I have seen many different setups that work, and manyContinue reading “Being Farmers Market Vendors: How We Set Up”
We’re On The Front Page!
Last week, we got a message online from a writer at the local newspaper. He was interested in interviewing us about the unseasonable weather we’ve had in our area lately, and we were more than happy to have him come and visit. Brooks Hepp, from Battle Creek Enquirer, came over that evening and we chattedContinue reading “We’re On The Front Page!”