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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    For well over a month now, those around me have been wishing for spring and grumbling (yes, GRUMBLING) about winter. I have been enjoying the slower pace of winter--I actually read a few books, and made a small dent in my magazine pile. I wove a bit (and cut up a lot of blue jeans) […]
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Upcoming Events

  1. Fiber Friday and Farm Shop Open 1 – 4 pm

    April 3 @ 1:00 am - 4:00 pm
  2. Sweetwater Local Foods Market

    April 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  3. Fiber Friday and Farm Shop Open 1 – 4 pm

    April 10 @ 1:00 am - 4:00 pm
  4. Sweetwater Local Foods Market

    April 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  5. Fulton Street Farmers Market

    April 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm