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Jennifer Chrispell
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  • Marion, MI
  • United States
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Yart replied to Jennifer Chrispell's discussion 'Local Farmers Markets now open for home baked goods.' in the group Homegrown Michiganders
"That is a great idea. Thank you so much for sharing the link!"
Sep 7, 2010
Carrie Seal-Stahl replied to Jennifer Chrispell's discussion 'Local Farmers Markets now open for home baked goods.' in the group Homegrown Michiganders
"Thanks, that is good to know! They just opened a new market out on Telegraph Rd in Flat Rock where the old K-Mart/FoodTown was. Maybe I can give it a try one Saturday!"
Aug 8, 2010
Jennifer Chrispell added a discussion to the group Homegrown Michiganders
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Local Farmers Markets now open for home baked goods.

Hey everyone,Just thought I would let everyone know that you now can make homemade baked goods in your kitchen and sell them from home or at Farmers Markets.  The rules are that they must be labeled with all ingredients.  The label must read :MADE IN A HOME KITCHEN NOT INSPECTED BY THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OFAGRICULTUREYou must earn less than $15000 per year doing this.  If You go to Michigan.gov all the information is in a PDF there.  It is a great opportunity for homesteaders interested in…See More
Jul 19, 2010
Jennifer Chrispell replied to Carrie Seal-Stahl's discussion 'Introduce Yourself!!!' in the group Homegrown Michiganders
"I am Jennifer, I am 41 , Married with 4 kids. We live on 5 acres in McBain/Marion Michigan about 13 miles from Cadillac. We grow alot of our own food but not all. We do all our own small fruit. have some fruit trees. We raise meat chickens and…"
Jun 2, 2010
Jennifer Chrispell joined Carrie Seal-Stahl's group
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Homegrown Michiganders

Group for Homegrown members residing in the great state of Michigan!
Jun 2, 2010
Jennifer Chrispell replied to Lizz's discussion 'Fiber, felting , spinning, knitting?'
"Lizz.....give me a day or so.... We are getting ready for fair in a couple of weeks. I will take a Picture of the Blue for you....just to let you know I am not the best photographer in the world....But then you can see one. "
Jun 2, 2010
Jennifer Chrispell replied to Lizz's discussion 'Fiber, felting , spinning, knitting?'
"We have our own. We have 5 English Angora Rabbits and 2 new babies but they are being sold. The colors we have are Fawn, White, Black , Opal and Blue.... They make really nice soft product. We dont spin but have someone spin it for us and they mix…"
Jun 1, 2010
Jennifer Chrispell replied to Carrie Seal-Stahl's discussion 'Homesteader Skills to Learn???'
"Wow.... I cant think of anything off hand. I learned several of my skills by reading books or just trying hands on. I took the Master Gardener Classes through my extension office purely for all the information not because I desire to be a Master…"
May 22, 2010
Jennifer Chrispell replied to Cornelia's discussion 'Why do you choose to live HOMEGROWN?'
"I can say that we do not entirely eliminate the stores but we do make efforts to shop and trade product locally. We trade strawberries with friends who do a great job at growing corn and green beans. Having a group of people to trade stuff with has…"
May 22, 2010
Jennifer Chrispell replied to Cornelia's discussion 'Why do you choose to live HOMEGROWN?'
"We chose to live this way for a variety of reasons as well. I must admit until our son who has some health issues came along My husband, daughter and I were junk aholics. Through our second child we learned how to utilize the 5 acres we have to…"
May 18, 2010
Jennifer Chrispell left a comment for Cornelia
"Thanks Cornelia, I am still trying to figure this all out...not very adapt at a blogging posting thingy. I am going to try to get pics up of our angoras and holland lops soon and turkeys and chickens.... so much to do.... I am sure it will take time…"
May 18, 2010
Jennifer Chrispell is now a member of HOMEGROWN
May 9, 2010

Profile Information

What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
Fill in the Blank
Fill in the blank:
City Convert
A bit about me:
Homeschool Mom of 4 living on 5 acres in Northern Michigan
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
Chicken Roasted in the oven that we raised ourselves.
My latest DIY project:
working in the barns to keep our rabbitry in line
Web site I recommend:
http://jubileeminifarm.webs.com

Comment Wall (1 comment)

At 6:03pm on May 18, 2010, Cornelia said…
Hi Jennifer - welcome to HOMEGROWN! We would love to see photos and hear stories of your farm. Please consider cross-posting your blog in the member blogs - it's how we get to know you!

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