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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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  • News on ground beef, cheese curds are here, and more

    Posted on August 4, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    Price reduction on ground beef Our only-grass ground beef is now $7.00/lb!  (Formerly $7.50/lb) We keep a close watch on input costs, local markets and the economy to maintain the delicate balance of pricing food at a level that is affordable for customers and allows us to earn a living.  You can always find current prices in […]

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  • The ladies have names, cool snacks for a hot summer, and more

    Posted on July 31, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    When the cows are moved to a new pasture… … usually they run right to the lush, viny vetch or the rich, dainty clover.  But not this morning.  This time the ladies ran right past it all and headed straight to the six-foot-tall rough and stalky pig weeds.  I guess sometimes we all need a change of flavors and […]

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  • Help name the pigs, check our our trendy tractor, and more

    Posted on July 22, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    These ladies need names! These two sows are almost a year old and have been chosen to be the breeding stock for next year’s piglets.  Can you help us name them?  Name suggestions must begin with the letter “R.”  Reply to this email with your ideas!  In this picture, the ladies are cooing off in the […]

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