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"A Leader in Ag-Preservation"
-State of Michigan Proclamation
Welcome to BARN DOOR PUBLISHING
Home to First, Original Barns of Michigan
“Thank you for preserving family farm and barn heritage, an important part of Michigan’s  history.” 
Former Governor Jennifer M. Granholm
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If you’re looking for high quality books and products that capture the farmscape of Michigan's past and present you’ve come to the right place.  

We're known for our titles  uniquely designed highlighting not only dozens of barns and family farms, but also nearly every aspect of farm life. 

Home to Barns of Michigan, Michigan Farms& Farm Families, and other books by award-winning author &  photographer Brenda Ervin decades-long, 60,000 miles personal quest in search of Michigan's family farms and barns chronicling many of the amazing barns and their cherished backstories 

             Oldest Family Farm AND Oldest Known Historic Stone Barn ​(1st Time Full Story Published)

           ​Legendary Country Music Artist Barn Legacy from original source exclusively for Barns of Michigan ...

           Century-old Barns & BARN AGAIN! Restored Barns, Farmhouses, Vintage Tractors...Glazed brick, Rare Stone and Wooden Silos, many now disappeared from the landscape but secured by the author...and so much more!

Barn Door Publishing's groundbreaking books have been recognized by key leaders and educators, and people of all ages. Recommended by BARN AGAIN! for the National Trust for Historic Preservation
“Brenda Ervin is an award-winning author and preservationist documenting and preserving numerous barns and farm family stories for over twenty years.” -MICHIGAN HISTORY MAGAZINE (2008)
Meet Missy, Barn Door Publishing Cairne Terrier Mascot & Barn Canvassing Buddy

BARNS OF MICHIGAN  
is more than Barns...
Historic Farmhouses & Buildings
Get Your  Limited Edition  Color Print
"One of the Last Mail Pouch Barns in Michigan" ... more

by Barns of Michigan  Author Brenda Ervin 

“Brenda Ervin’s beautiful and visually moving photographs capture the essence of Michigan’s agriculture heritage which is our family farms and barns.” Michigan Artists Gallery
Murals, Mail Pouch Tobacco Signs..more
​Ag-Destinations & Unique Stores 
Community Preservation & Museums 
 
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Barns of Michigan 
by Brenda Ervin
$50, $5 s/h ...more
For Limited Time Only Get Your 
Free Gift with Order of Two (2) Books or More....details

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Family Farm Tractors & Antique Tractors
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Barns of Michigan pays tribute to a number of our great American Military, Patriotic Farmers & Farm Families, including "Signature Barns" the author chronicles never-before-published  
U. S. Veteran stories...



Signatures, Dates & Adornments
"An absolutely great read from start to finish...the section on Mihigan Agri-Women made me very proud..."-Kim Schumul, Pres., Michigan Agri-Women
Pre-Order for Feb 2018  Delivery
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"It's my calling to keep in remembrance our wonderful generational family farms, farmers, and barn owners giving them a voice with as little editing as possible, and preserving the images barns both of yesterday and today." -Author,Brenda Ervin 
Ps. 127: 1 "Unless the Lord build the house, we labor in vain to build it."
"The Little Company with the Big Heart” 
Governor Jennifer M. Granholm & the 49 th Michigan Legislature Proclamation (2007)