Dandelion Jelly: Sunshine in a Jar

Once upon a time, there was a big red barn, five sisters and some dandelion wine. Smack dab in the middle of the North Dakota prairie, we sipped, sat and shared secrets. It’s funny how tight lips will loosen after…

Coop To Cookies: Teenage Homesteader

What is the name of your Farm, Ranch, or Homestead? Fieldcrest Farm Where are you located? Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwest Virginia How and/or when did life as a farmer, rancher or homesteader begin for you? I’ve…

Coop To Cookies: Comb Farms

What is the name of your Farm, Ranch, or Homestead and where are you located? COMB FARMS – People often think this is our last name but we chose Comb because of the connection between two of our primary passions…

Coop To Cookies: Alchemist Farm

What is the name of your Farm, Ranch, or Homestead and where are you located? Alchemist Farm in Sebastopol, California How and/or when did life as a farmer begin for you? We began our humane hatchery and chicken breeding program six…

“We have neglected the truth that a good farmer is a craftsman of the highest order, a kind of artist.”

-Wendell Berry

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Travel with us as we encounter authentic ways of living, steeped in agricultural traditions. Every region offers a unique experience shaped by its land, its people and regionally specific food and craft. Join us on our journey as we visit American farms and ranches, gather farmhouse recipes and celebrate traditional ways of living. Click on any region to discover America’s agri – cultural roots.

Our inaugural Pie-Way Tour was EPIC! Baking pies out of our 1959 Vintage Oasis trailer and gathering farm traditions as we visited the cranberry bogs of the Oregon Coast, fruit orchards of the Columbia River Gorge, grain fields of the Palouse, and ranches in the Wallowa’s. The next road trip starts in the Spring of 2019 taking us along the Pacific Coast of Oregon and California all the way to Big Sur! Be sure to sign up for our newsletter and follow us on social media for our pie-making extravaganza. Thank you for your support!

Pacific Northwest Pieway

“Shepherd’s Grain is excited that FarmMade is using Shepherd’s Grain pastry flour in their beautiful yummy pies. It is nice to work with Patti and her daughter who are all about showcasing farmers skills and their traditions through sharing their recipes. Their mission matches Shepherd’s Grain in wanting to support the family farmers.” – Shepherd’s Grain Flour