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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  • Every Day is Earth Day April 22, 2015
    I was walking around the farm Sunday with a friend. As we walked, I pointed out the tree line to the west of the sheep barn. It includes highbush cranberries, button bushes and assorted spruce trees. Nice cover for wildlife, including the robin which had built her nest in one of the trees. She flew […]
  • April Showers April 13, 2015
    The spring rains have come. Days like today remind us why we lamb in the barn--so much more comfortable for The Farmer as he works with the sheep. Cold rain is also hard on newborn lambs, who struggle to get up and get the hang of nursing. That first hour or two are critical.Our dog […]

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    May 16 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm