• A sneak peek at seminars, little-known products, and more

    Posted on April 28, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    A sneak peak at farm party seminars Our annual farm party is Monday, May 29 and you won’t want to miss it!  Here’s a sneak peak at the seminars that day (in addition to many other enjoyable activities): The JAKOPURE Standard–Words like “pastured,” “natural,” and “cage-free” have become so adulterated in the food industry, they’ve lost their meaning.  That’s […]

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  • Order sides of beef, baby numbers, and more

    Posted on April 26, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    Beef sides- limited number available We have a limited number of beef sides available this year, so if you’re wanting a side place your order soon!  Beef sides are $3.75/lb hanging weight plus processing (approx. $1.10/lb, payable to Yoder Meats).  Sides will average 300 lbs hanging and cut out at about 70% take-home meat. Available […]

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  • Fresh milk is back, party on the farm, and more!

    Posted on April 13, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    Fresh, raw milk is back! We’re excited to announce that fresh milk and cream and frozen colostrum are back in the farm store!  As a reminder, because our cows are 100% grass-fed, the flavor of the milk directly corresponds to the nutrition of the grasses that the cows are eating.  Early spring dairy products have a […]

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  • Nursery numbers, bull calves for sale, and more

    Posted on April 13, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    How many babies?  And what about fresh milk? Calves–8.  Two heifer calves, Sandy and Shalom, and six bull calves. Lambs–10. One set of triplets, two sets of twins, and three singles. Chicks– 400. They’re all happy and healthy and the fun is only beginning!  There are still many more babies to come. If you’re wondering how soon we’ll have fresh […]

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  • The first baby is here!, easy and impressive rack of lamb, and more

    Posted on March 31, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    First baby calf– “Shalom”– is born Baby Shalom is the first to arrive at Jako Farm this spring!  Shalom is named in honor of a family friend, Michael “MJ” Sharp, who was captured and killed this week in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  (Read more here.)  MJ dedicated his life to seeking peace and reconciliation between rebel groups. […]

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  • Baby chicks arrive, cream cheese tips, and more

    Posted on March 25, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    Baby chicks arrive at Jako Farm The first batch of baby chicks arrived at Jako Farm this week, and 400 adorable balls of yellow fluff are scurrying around the brooder house!  Spring always seems official when the chicks arrive, and indeed, the season is changing.  The pastures are greening up, bees are buzzing, and the sheep and […]

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  • Chick starter soon available, bees on the move, and more

    Posted on March 17, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    Chick starter and fryer feed available soon Chick starter–specifically formulated for the first two weeks of chick development– will be available March 20.  We will also have fryer feed available the end of March.  All of our grain rations are non-GMO, sourced locally, and custom blended here at Jako Farm.  If you’re unfamiliar with how to purchase grain from us, please […]

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  • Order beef sides, thoughts on prairie fires, and more

    Posted on March 10, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    Now taking orders: 100% grassfed beef sides If you have the freezer space, buying beef by the side is the most economical option we offer.  Sides are $3.75/lb hanging weight plus processing (approximately $1.10/lb, payable to Yoder Meats).  Sides will average 300 lbs. hanging weight and cut out at about 70% take-home meat.  Reply to this email to […]

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  • Apple cider vinegar returns, ewes for sale, and more

    Posted on March 3, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    Raw apple cider vinegar is back! Raw apple cider vinegar–with mother– is now available in the farm store!  This vinegar is produced from last fall’s apple harvest and has been fermenting since then.  It’s available in glass 32-oz bottles for $6.00/each. Pregnant ewes for sale Our flock is getting too big for our liking, so […]

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  • Baby names, make-your-own sausage, and more

    Posted on February 18, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    Needed: baby names Baby calves are coming soon!  Every heifer calf gets a name, and we use these names to document age and lineage as they grow into milk cows.  This year names must begin with the letter “S.”  They must be no more than five letters in length to fit on the ear tags.  Send us […]

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