• Fall flavors, egg update, and more

    Posted on August 26, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Raw apple cider is back! We’re giddy with excitement over this fall’s apple crop, and apple cider is back in the farm store!  Our raw cider is cold pressed using a blend of chemical-free, hand-picked apples.  Find it in the dairy freezer for $5.50/half gallon. Little chickens lay little eggs We have a new batch of laying hens growing […]

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  • Nourishing sunscreen, order whole lamb, and more

    Posted on August 19, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Sunscreen to make your skin smile We’ve adapted our popular tallow-based lotion into a nourishing sunscreen, which we’re in love with!  It’s an awesome way to nourish your skin while providing shade from the sun.  (Read: why tallow is so good for your skin) Our sunscreen is made from non-nano zinc oxide, coconut oil and lavender […]

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  • Healthy dips and sauces, regulation changes, and more

    Posted on August 13, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    New:  Raw, all grass cream cheese Daniel is now making raw, all grass cream cheese that’s absolutely delicious!  It’s whipped, spreadable, and perfect on bagels or in dips and spreads.  Find it in the dairy case beside the kefir. A new twist on dips and spreads Commercial dips and spreads are generally made with a […]

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  • New products, lamb updates, and more

    Posted on August 5, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    They’re back… We’ve made a new batch of Jamaican Me Crazy cheese!  This Jako-style hot red pepper jack still packs a punch, but thanks to your feedback it has less heat and more flavor. We’ve brought back raw, all-grass butter oil!  Butter oil (also called clarified butter or ghee) is essentially butterfat with the milk solids removed.  While commercial […]

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  • School lunches, busy bees, and more

    Posted on July 29, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    New ideas for packed lunches If you’re gearing up to pack school lunches, you’re probably ready for some new ideas.  Recently I had a light-bulb moment when I discovered the art of making moist, juicy sandwich meat.  Chicken breast or ham, when brined, roasted and thin-sliced, makes the BEST sandwiches!  This has revolutionized sandwich-making at our house.  Add some spinach, raw […]

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  • Un-diluted milk, allergies and gut health, and more

    Posted on July 15, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Pushing production dilutes milk’s nutrients From EatWild.com:   The more milk a cow produces, the more diluted the vitamin content of her milk.  The goal of the commercial dairy industry is to coax the maximum amount of milk out of each cow through a high-tech combination of selective breeding, confinement housing, synthetic hormones, and a […]

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  • Summer slow-down, rain’s affect, and more

    Posted on July 8, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    We’re over the summer hump! We love every moment of being a seasonal farm– every season brings a new array of activities and tasks different than the last.  Summer is one of the busiest seasons on the farm!  Babies are growing, milk is flowing, cheese is being made, the freezer is being stocked with meats and […]

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  • Clover’s affect on milk, sides of beef, and more

    Posted on July 1, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Clover increases CLA levels in grassfed milk The pastures are looking awesome this summer, including a wildly successful stand of clover.  We thought you might find this interesting from EatWild.com:  “The type of grasses and legumes growing in a pasture can influence the amount of CLA in cow’s milk. When dairy cows grazed pasture that […]

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  • Healthy grassfed fats, the fermenting bug bites, and more

    Posted on June 24, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Grassfed meats help balance fats in your diet From EatWild.com:  There are two types of fats that are essential for your health—omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. The typical western diet is overloaded with omega-6 fatty acids and deficient in omega-3s, upsetting a critical balance. Look at the graph below and you will see that fresh […]

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  • Last chance for sides of pork, what’s your favorite ferment? and more

    Posted on June 17, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Last call for sides of pastured pork Pigs go to the butcher next week, so here’s your last chance to order in bulk!  Sides are $4.00/lb hanging weight plus processing, approx $1.10/lb.  Sides will average 125 lbs hanging.  These beauties have been on pasture since birth and supplemented with skim milk, whey, and Jako’s own non-GMO grain ration.   Reply […]

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