Faraway Farm specializes in making hardwood cutting boards. Owned and operated by Al Petrie of Kiel, Wisconsin, Faraway Farms is noted for quality craftsmanship using various woods. Al has been in the woodworking business for over 25 years and enjoys creating Wisconsin cutting boards since the unique shape of Wisconsin brings out nice grains in the wood. Hardwood cutting boards in the pattern of the state of Wisconsin make a beautiful display of Wisconsin pride in the kitchen.
Recognition for Faraway Farms
- The Country Today - "For a man who feels at home on both sides of the workshop wall, it's appropriate that Al Petrie is carving out a new niche business for himself creating hardwood cutting boards."
- Milwaukee Magazine - "Sacred symbols celebrate a Midwestern state genuinely fond of itself. Carver Al Petrie, owner of Faraway Farms in Manitowoc, crafts food-safe boards out of cherry, maple and oak. "Wisconsin has a unique shape, and it brings out nice grains in the wood," he says."