Dry Bean Recipes

Many people ask us how to cook the dry beans that we sell. Here are some of our favorite recipes that we've collected over the years.

Dry Bean Varieties

We sell a variety of different heirloom and common beans at local markets. Here are a few of the varieties as well as a little information about each type.

Wool Products

We create a variety of products with the wool our sheep grow. Check out our hand-cranked socks, roving, yarn and more. Or head over to our etsy shop for an even bigger selection

Visit our Etsy shop

Shop here for "fresh from the farm" wool yarns and rovings, as well as handmade items from our small farm in West Michigan

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  • A Giveaway! West Michigan Co-op Membership July 3, 2015
    Tomorrow begins the buying cycle for the West Michigan Co-op. I have a one-year membership to give away to the Co-op. It covers your annual membership fee, and allows you to purchase locally grown and produced foods and other items.┬áPlease comment here or email me at shadysidefarmmichigan (at) gmail (dot) com if you'd like to […]
  • Planting Update June 24, 2015
    All of the corn has been planted, and has come up. The Farmer is busy cultivating, in between rain showers.Most of the dry beans have been planted. Some needed replanting. We tell people that these are endangered species beans because they are hard to grow. We sometime forget the truth of what we tell people.We […]