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  • Healthy holiday snacks, how to use sour dairy, and more

    Posted on December 5, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    Transform your holiday snacking We’ll all indulge in a little extra this holiday season, and it’s a great time to teach your family and friends that snacks can be healthy!  Here are a few of our favorites: Fruit dipped in Jako raw vanilla Greek yogurt Jako raw cheese cubes with soaked/sprouted crackers Jako butter buttons, in peppermint, cinnamon, […]

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  • ‘Tis soup season, order whole lamb, and more

    Posted on November 3, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    What’s available today in the farm store? Click here! Soup as medicine? Soup is comfort food.  But did you also know it has medicinal value?  Soup that is made from good quality bone broth is packed with micro-nutrients to keep your family healthy all winter long.  Whether you prefer to make bone broth yourself or […]

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  • The end of milking, order whole lamb, and more

    Posted on October 25, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    Milking to end this week Every fall, we stop milking the cows and take a break for a few months.  Winter pastures aren’t good enough to produce quality milk; plus these mamas need time to rest before they give birth in the spring.  Fresh milk will soon be gone, but frozen milk will be available all winter long.  Frozen […]

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  • Time to tailgate, signs of winter’s approach, and more

    Posted on October 13, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    What’s available today in the farm store? Click here! Perfect meat for the fire or grill Whether your grill-fest is high class (steaks and pork chops) or family friendly (burgers and brats), we’ve got you covered.  Jako meats are nutrient dense, pastured, ethically raised, and free from all those nasty additives.  Our family loves the pork or beef link […]

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  • Playground gets a new toy, more solar panels are coming, and more

    Posted on October 9, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    What’s available today in the farm store? Click here! Kids:  try our self-propelled merry-go-round! Grandpa Ken rebuilt this antique self-propelled toy and it’s been a big hit with the littles!  Bring a sack lunch on your next trip to the farm and stay a while while the kids play. New:  mango kefir pops If you’ve […]

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  • Things to know about grass-fed milk, sweet potatoes are here, and more

    Posted on September 28, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    It’s sweet potato season! They grew in our farm garden and we dug them with our own hands.  These beauties are imperfectly perfect and, oh, so delicious.  Find them in the farm store for $2.50/lb. Four things to know about all-grass milk Did you know that “organic”  and “grass-fed” are not synonymous?  Or that the nutritional […]

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  • New: cultured cottage cheese, freeze that sunscreen, and more

    Posted on September 21, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    Cultured cottage cheese now available! We are so excited to introduce raw, only grass cottage cheese to the farm store.  It’s so delicious, we can’t stop eating it!  If you’re looking to diversify your healthy gut bacteria, cottage cheese, yogurt, and kefir all provide different strains of beneficial bacteria. Stick your sunscreen in the freezer Unless you’re […]

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  • Live ewes/lambs for sale, curb-side questions, and more

    Posted on September 10, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    Taking orders for whole (butchered) lamb Lamb butchering is coming in November, and we’re taking orders!  If your family loves lamb, this is the most affordable way to stock your freezer.  Whole lamb is $4.50/lb hanging weight plus processing (approximately $90, payable to Yoder Meats).  Lambs will average 50-75 lbs hanging weight and cut out […]

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  • Fall transitions, rain update, and more

    Posted on September 5, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    What’s available today in the farm store? Click here! Fall transitions on the farm We’ve begun the slow transition to fall at Jako Farm– the last batch of fryers moved out to pasture (with three able-bodied helpers, shown above), we’ve mowed the pastures to break down dry vegetation to provide mulch for new fall growth, and we’re watching the […]

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  • Breeding for spring, fall fryers have arrived, and more

    Posted on August 20, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    It’s breeding time! We are just ending breeding season for the milking cows, which means the bulls have been with the cows for 50 days.  Like humans, cows have a nine-month gestation.  Because we’re a seasonal farm, we exactly plan our breeding schedule so that calves are born during a 50-day span in April and May.  At […]

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