Author Archives: kendra

  • Family recipes, calf names, and more

    Posted on February 12, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Recipes worth sharing  Every once in a while we discover a recipe that becomes a family favorite.  We request it at holidays, beg the maker to make it more often, and hoard ingredients so we won’t run out.  We’d like to share these recipes!  We’ve posted a few in the farm store and we’ll keep updating as […]

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  • Order your beef side, join the party, and more

    Posted on February 5, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Now taking orders for sides of beef Our 100% grass-fed beef sides are $3.95/lb plus processing (approx. $1.10/lb, payable to Yoder Meats).  Sides average 300 lbs. and cut out at approximately 70% take-home meat.  They will be finished on the finest summer grasses and butchered in July/August.  Place your order now! Mark your calendar for Memorial Day We’re […]

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  • Calf names, sunshine bliss, and more

    Posted on January 29, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Help us name the babies Baby calves are due the end of March, and it’s not too soon to think up names!  Want to help us?  Each year names begin with a successive letter of the alphabet to help us document age.  This year’s names must begin with the letter “Q.” Even though there will be lots of other […]

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  • Baby chicks arrive, three cheers for lard, and more

    Posted on January 22, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Baby chicks are here! Our first batch of baby chicks arrived last night at midnight.  Is it possible that spring is right around the corner?  These little 3-day-old cuties arrived via USPS chirpy, chatty, and awfully hungry after such a long trip in the mail. Pastured lard returns to Jako Farm Lard is back in […]

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  • Pork is back, luxurious skin food, and more

    Posted on January 17, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Pork is back! We’ve just returned from the butcher and have completely restocked all cuts of pork in the farm store (with the exception of lard, which will be rendered in the next few days).  These hogs have been raised on pasture and supplemented with non GMO grain for optimum health and purity!  Click here for […]

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  • Last call for pork and lamb sides, sleepy chickens, and more

    Posted on January 9, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Last call for pork sides We’re nearing the end of pork butchering and a few sides are still available. Sides of pork are $4.00/lb hanging weight plus processing (approx. $1.00/lb, payable to Yoder Meats).  Sides average 125-150 lbs hanging and will cut out at about 80% take home meat.  Let me know asap if you’re interested in […]

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  • What’s coming in 2016

    Posted on January 1, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Here’s what we’re looking forward to in 2016: –Increasing milk supply to make cheese (additional milking cows were purchased this winter) –Farrowing our own pigs so we can more consistently stock cuts of pork in the farm store –Adding swine ration and chick starter to our feed options for use and purchase –Modifying the whipped […]

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  • Winter rest, new grain tanks, and more

    Posted on December 18, 2015 by in Uncategorized

    The season for rest Because we are a seasonal farm, we’re well into our season of rest.  The freezers are stocked with everything we have been harvesting– bins of frozen milk, boxes of chicken and lamb, crates of beef and pork.  It’s satisfying to see all the fruits of a year’s worth of labor in […]

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  • Jako Farm Weekly, November 27

    Posted on November 26, 2015 by in Uncategorized

    Jako Farm Weekly,

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  • Jako Farm Weekly, November 20

    Posted on November 19, 2015 by in Uncategorized

    Jako Farm Weekly,

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