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  • It was a joke, chicken halfway house, and more

    Posted on April 14, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    It was a joke! If you didn’t catch the April Fool’s joke, please note that 100% of the information in last week’s email was false.  We will not be importing duck billed platypus, we will never feed our chickens Easter candy, and we certainly will never mix grass-fed butter with Country Crock!  But to those of […]

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  • New products, cow stats, and more

    Posted on March 25, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Lamb patties and chick starter now available Lamb patties are now available in the farm store!  Serve them in a bun (think burger with an exotic twist) or dress them up with some plain Greek yogurt, garlic and lemon. Chick starter is also available in the grain tanks.  Fryer chicks need this special ration for the first […]

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  • New sand, unique Easter eggs, and more

    Posted on March 12, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Good news for sandbox aficionados This week we added new, finer sand to the sandbox and it’s absolutely delightful to play in!  I recently learned the cornstarch trick for sand removal– do you know it?  Cornstarch absorbs moisture.  So rub a bit of cornstarch on arms and legs before the kids hop back in the car and the sticky sand falls right off. Natural […]

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  • Sign up for bottle lambs, baby calves, and more

    Posted on March 4, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Sign up for bottle lambs We’re just a few weeks away from spring lambing, and every year we have a few lambs that are abandoned by their mamas.  (Sheep have an instinctive knowledge of how many lambs they can support, which sometimes results in rejection if they deliver more than they can feed.)  If your family […]

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  • 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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