From Traditional Farming to Natural Approaches

One would think that fields, abandoned for nearly 30 years, would offer an easy transition to natural or even organic production. But the traditional farming practiced on our fields for over 80 years depleted the soil of organic matter and the experts and seasoned organic farmers who visited us on site suggested that our initial […]

From Grain to Glass All on the Same Field

To bring you spirits that are truly one of a kind, we started to reclaim our historic farm several years ago.  Field prep led to seeding our first crop of soft white winter wheat. When Iron Fish Distillery opens this spring, we are looking forward to showing you around Michigan’s first dedicated farm-based distillery focused […]

It’s happening!

Nothing like a good ground breaking! We were overwhelmed by the local community and media turnout for our late September 2015 ground breaking. Over 50 community leaders and neighbors found their way down Dzuibanek Road to join us on a brisk Monday morning for the big reveal of our building design and farm-based distillery plans […]