good food news

We have finally reached the last week of our spring/summer CSA season. We will take a 5 week CSA “break” and then resume our 12 week fall season in mid-September. During this “break”, our Wednesday…to read more click here Vol.11 #17(08-07-18)

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good food news

I wanted to quickly share a couple of interesting, noteworthy bits of farm news. Beginning this week, Wednesdays from 4-6 p.m., we will be participating in a brand new, producer only farmers market at Mercy Med in…to read more click here Vol.11 #8 (06-05-18)

What’s at our Winter Market this week

This Wednesday morning, the On Farm Market will be open from 9-12!

After this week, we will be open for one more winter market on February 8th. Then our regular market season will resume on Wednesday, April 5th. We will then be open every Wednesday from 9-12 April through December.

2017 CSA begins in April

We are currently letting our previous members secure their spot for the upcoming CSA season. On March 1st, we’ll open up memberships to new members. If you are interested in joining for the first time, see our website for details and email us at jennyjackfarm@gmail.com to be put on the list for a reminder about signing up in March.

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Microgreens are baby plants that are 4-6 times more nutritious than mature plants. The ones we are experimenting with now are radish, broccoli, purple cabbage, kale, and arugula. Super nutritious and super easy to add to salads, sandwiches, and egg dishes! This new crop for us will be for sale at our markets and included in the CSA shares this season.

LaGrange Daily News Feature

We made it in the newspaper last week!

Click here for the article

This week at market, we’ll have:

Veggies: Microgreens, Spinach, Kale, Collards, Lettuce, Rainbow Chard, Watermelon Radish, Sunchokes, Carrots- lots of carrots!, ‘Scarlet Queen’ brilliant red Turnips, Purple Top Turnips, Green Onions, and Baby Fennel

Pork: Ground Sausage (mild and medium), Link Sausage, Chops, Butts, Ribs, Smoked Hocks, and Lard for your wintertime biscuit making needs 🙂

Herbal Tinctures-  All herbs grown here and extracted with organic cane alcohol:

Holy Basil, aka Tulsi (improves the health of your adrenal system, the system that’s in charge of managing your body’s hormonal response to stress.)

Turmeric (anti-inflammatory and immune boosting)

Elderberry (anti-viral= good for the current cold and flu season that is upon us!)

 And Eggs from Turntime Farms in Ellerslie

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Piglets enjoying each other and the sunny, warm weather last week.

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Team work getting the onion field prepared. Chris is spreading granite dust, which is our new substitute for green sand, an organic source of potassium.

Take good care,

Jenny + Chris