I’ve always enjoyed visiting farmer’s markets in whatever cities I have lived in… I’ve visited some wonderful markets in Cincinnati, Chicago, Boston and most recently Cambridge and Somerville, MA. I would wander through these markets, and see if anything exciting would jump out … [Read more...] about Market Thoughts – by Jenni Logan
part of my job here is marketing and I am pretty much constantly thinking about advertising priorities. what makes sense to invest in? should we print more materials? build more signs? take out more ads? pay for brochure distribution? it is hard to make these decisions, and … [Read more...] about how to promote a small farm?
Last Wednesday night Matthew led a fat rendering party to clear out some freezer space. Rendering the fat makes it shelf stable at room temperature (such as ghee and other natural fats), so we can fill the freezer with more pork and beef. Since these animal fats are saturated, … [Read more...] about rendering night parts un & deux
Hi all - Suzy here. I wanted to take this blogging opportunity to share the various (gorgeous) faces of the farm. I am grateful to work with some pretty spectacular people here at Cricket Creek. Every day I feel lucky that I am surrounded by creative, hard-working, driven, and … [Read more...] about faces of Cricket Creek
One of the best parts of the Vermont Cheesemakers Festival is watching the faces of the people who try our cheese. And of course, hearing them talk about cheese. If I had a polaroid camera, I would have tried to snap a shot of each unsuspecting person as they tried a sample. I … [Read more...] about Faces at the Vermont Cheese Makers Festival