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  • Jako Farm Weekly, September 27, 2014

    Posted on September 27, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    There’s light at the end of the tunnel… It’s that time of year when we’re wrapping up the summer busyness.  We’ve butchered the last batch of chickens, apple harvest is behind us, milk production is slowing down, and we can see life slowing down on the horizon. We love all seasons on the farm, but […]

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  • Jako Farm Weekly, September 20, 2014

    Posted on September 20, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Jako Farm honey now available! We just harvested honey from our farm, and it’s now in the farm store for $22.50/qt. and $12.50/pt.  This honey is raw and unprocessed.  While many beekeepers move their hives throughout the year and therefore can’t be sure of the food sources, our hives remain on our farm.  We position […]

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  • Jako Farm Weekly, September 14, 2014

    Posted on September 14, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Taking orders for cull cow sides We have a few older cows to butcher this fall.  The sides will be good for roasts and ground beef, but you may not have steaks cut (they will not be tender).  Sides are $3.25/lb plus processing (approx $1.10/lb, payable to Yoder Meats) and will average about 300lbs hanging […]

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  • Jako Farm Weekly, September 7, 2014

    Posted on September 7, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Next week– Pastured pork seminar Join us on September 15 for a pastured pork seminar with our Fertrell nutritionist, Jeff Mattocks.  Jeff is a knowledgeable resource to our farm, and we know you’ll value him, too.  Whether you’re just getting into pastured pork or have previous experience, this evening is for you.  Learn more at www.jakofarm.com/pork-seminar. Honey […]

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  • Jako Farm Weekly, August 31, 2014

    Posted on August 31, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Pastured pork seminar Join us on September 15 for a pastured pork seminar with our Fertrell nutritionist, Jeff Mattocks.  Jeff is a knowledgeable resource to our farm, and we know you’ll value him, too.  Whether you’re just getting into pastured pork or have previous experience, this evening is for you.  Learn more at www.jakofarm.com/pork-seminar. Needed:  Egg […]

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  • Jako Farm Weekly, August 23, 2014

    Posted on August 23, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Apple harvest in full swing The apples are ripe and harvest has begun!  We began pressing cider this week and it’s now available in the farm store for $5.50/half gallon.  The cider is made from a blend of Jonathan, Priscilla, and Liberty apples and contains no additional ingredients.  Our orchard is chemical-free. Milk cow for […]

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  • Jako Farm Weekly, August 17, 2014

    Posted on August 17, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Foraging chickens now in the farm store We have two kinds of whole chickens in the farm store:  our “normal” broad-breasted fryers for $3.75/lb, and a slow-growing, foraging breed of chickens for $4.25/lb.  Both varieties are raised on pasture and supplemented with like-organic grain.  The difference?  Foraging chickens have a more proportionate body structure with […]

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  • Jako Farm Weekly, August 10, 2014

    Posted on August 10, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Email glitches fixed!  Over the past few weeks, we’ve experienced challenges with our email server sending correspondence to some people but not others.  If this is the first you’re hearing from us recently, we apologize!  A lot has been happening on the farm lately… if you need to catch up on your news, read email […]

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  • Jako Farm Weekly, July 28, 2014

    Posted on July 28, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Foraging chickens now available Every year we raise a slower growing, bred-for-pasture breed of chickens called Red Rangers.  They have a more proportional body with less breast meat.  They are fed the same healthy, non-GMO ration as our other chickens.  These birds are now available in the farm store for $4.25/lb. Try some chicken fries! […]

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  • Jako Farm Weekly, July 18, 2014

    Posted on July 18, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Curious about the new store? We’ve had several requests for pictures of the new farm store.  See them on Facebook, or come see for yourself! A sad farewell to Fiat Farms Fellow all-natural farmers Kevin and Mary Ford announced this week that will be closing Fiat Farms after this growing season.  The past three years […]

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