I (Jennifer) am care taker of all animals on our farm including milking, shearing, hoof trimming, vaccine administer, milker, assisting in animal births, dehorning, ailment fixer, chin scratcher, hug giver, egg collector, chick and turkey hatcher, feeder, waterer. I can drive a tractor, run a sickle bar blade, a rake, baler, plow, disk and seeder. I'm a mad weeder, planter and gardener, honey harvester, maple tree tapper, hay bale stacker, stall cleaner and fence fixer. I can also cook a mean farm to table meal when the day is done. I document, write and photograph our days on the farm here on our blog.
I graduated from Oakland University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a minor in Studio Art. Both my written work, illustrations and photography have been published in many books and magazines both in print and online including Grit, Capper's Farmer, Hobby Farms and Community Chickens. For more details visit our Publications Page.
Etsy Store, or companies like Vat19, CXXVI Clothing Company in New York, and Revampt Goods. His work has also been featured on KWGN Television, The Today Show in Colorado.
ITT Technical Institute in Computer Networking and by day, is a Programmer and Laser Operator.
Our interests include: farming, writing, photography, art, illustration, gardening, cooking, blacksmithing, spinning yarn, making soap, bee keeping, chickens, dairy goats, fiber goats, nature, basket weaving, fishing, cheese making, fiddle playing, kayaking and fishing.
In 2012 we added bees, heritage turkeys, ducks, a large garden, corn field and pumpkin patch. We also began haying our own field.
We are eager to expand on our growing farm. Each spring seems to bring an addition to our home. Please enjoy our collection of work.