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.
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
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Shop here for "fresh from the farm" wool yarns and rovings, as well as handmade items from our small farm in West Michigan
- Finally--A Farm Shop! October 24, 2014It doesn't look like much from the picture. But we are oh-so-proud. (Search "barn renovation" in the search bar on the left side of the blog home page for the whole process.)Our little shop offers a place to buy our farm-fresh dry beans, wool roving and yarn, and handcrafted items made by our family: mittens, […]
- Harvesting Dry Beans -- Part II October 22, 2014After hand-pulling the beans, we use the newly-repaired combine to remove the beans from the plants. This is what the beans look like after some time on the wagons, drying. The time on the wagon ranges from a few minutes to a few days, depending on how dry they are as we pull them.After the combine […]