• Chasing Fireflies Farm

    “The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. ”
    ― Wendell Berry


    We're a small farm growing food for ourselves (and sharing what goes REALLY well!)...starting out in Ypsilanti, MI experimenting in permaculture, discovering what grows well here and what we think is delicious!

    Farm Growth in 2021


    Pink Lady Apples, Gala Apples, Sweet Cherry and Peach Trees

    Winter Squash Long Island Cheese, William's Naked Seeded, Baby Boo, Connecticut Field, Small Sugar and Butternut Squash

    Sungold, Tula Sim, Amish Paste, Gold Medal, Blonde, Golden Boy, Cocona (Peach), Black Cherry and Krim Tomatoes

    King North and Healthy Pepper

    Black, Golden, Red Raspberry and Red Currant

    Blueberry varieties

    Concord, Niagara and Fredonia Grapes

    Rhubarb (on pause because we transplanted it)

    Lacinto Kale, Nasturtium greens, Mesclun greens, Arugula and Mustard Spinach

    Yellow Onion


    Sugar Baby Watermelon (maybe...we'll see how the plants do!) FAILED. lol

    Herbs; Basil, French Tarragon, Sage, Rosemary, Dill, Fennel, Thyme, Mint (spearmint, chocolate), Lavender, Curry


    ~eye candy~

    Zinnias, Sunflowers, Cup Plant, Black Eyed Susan, Lupine, Phlox

    Yarrow, Bachelor Button, Daisy, Coreopsis, Cone Flower, Poppy

    Wild Geranium, Autumn Joy Sedum, Hydrangea, Comfrey

    Nicotiana, Morning Glory, Day Lily, Lily of the Valley






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    See what's on the Farm Stand this week...


    Peony season was a BLAST!


    Currently we have $5 summer bouquets, organic kale and zucchini!


    Can't wait to see you soon with the DAHLIAS







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    Visit us at the Farm!



    We LOVE to welcome visitors to our little 4 acre farm.


    Come see us and what we are growing this season.


    Stop in to check out the farm stand, ask questions, offer advice or just breathe in the fresh farm air. We love chatting about our lively adventures on the farm.
















  • 2023 Barn Concert Schedule

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    Sunday, June 25th

    Pontiac Trail Blazers

    Down home Blue Grass fun.

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    Sunday, July 30th 4 pm


    Sunny Wilkinson Trio

    Sunny Wilkinson is at the top of her game here. She has spent a lot of time refining her craft in the trenches and now emerges as a master songstress, able to get inside of a song and find its essential emotional core.  She brings a tremendous range of aesthetic skills, primarily from the jazz idiom, but exploratory of the Great American songbook. Weaving seamlessly back and forth between the Great American Songbook and her Great American Boomer Singer-Songwriter sensibility creates a sublime listening experience.

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    Sunday, September 24th

    Sarah D'Angelo & Friends



  • Past Barn Concerts

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    Harvest Barn Concert, October 2nd, 2019

    Our first of what was to be a seasonal concert series...hopefully starting again in 2021

    Halloween Online Spooktacular

    Concert October 31st, 2020

    Chasing Fireflies Virtual Concert

    Our first virtual live from Chasin​g Fireflies concert!

    Chasing Fireflies Summer Concert

    July 11th, 2021

    Roe Bickley Kramer Trio

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    Chasing Fireflies Autumn Concert

    September 26th, 2021

    Jill Jack Acoustic Trio

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    Chasing Fireflies Autumn Concert

    October 20th, 2021

    Sarah D'Angelo, Rick Roe and Rob Bickley

  • Contact Us For A Farm Visit



    ...or to see what's on the Farm Stand




    8508 Tuttle Rd, Ypsilanti MI 48197
    Text us for availability
    Or drive by the stand to see what's out!
    (734) 642-8960
  • The Blog

      Thoughts, musings, and ruminations about adventures in farming...   

    My beginning of the year creative juices were amping up last January as I contemplated the cozy little Bungalow in which we lived and loved to live. I began scheming over some home projects when we asked the question again..."Should we look for a new home instead of continuing to change this one?...