Category Archives: Events

A Sprinkling of Mayhaw Berries

This is how the harvest begins. Some of the berries are ripe and they fall from the trees. We have various ground covers, a parachute, tarps and shade cloth, spread out to catch them from the trees that are ripening … Continue reading

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Call for Participants Mayhaw Berry Festival

Are you a local Crafts Person, Agricultural Producer, Business or Musician? Do you have an Ag-related, Nature, Community or Craft class you’d like to schedule during the Festival? Do you want to Volunteer? We would love to have you! Arts … Continue reading

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10th Annual Farm Tour

The Fall Farm Tour is this weekend. Since this newsletter is so late, we hope you’ve heard about it on TV or radio, and seen the booklets where you shop. We will be open… well, we’re pretty much always open. … Continue reading

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Mayhaw Berry Harvest Festival 2017

It’s that time of year again. Time for the Mayhaw Trees to be producing berries! But are they? There was a late frost just as the trees came out of dormancy, and this winter was too warm and dry. So … Continue reading

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Learn Ranching by Volunteering

We’ve now been in the farming/ranching business for 15 years. I don’t count the first year we bought the place. That was mostly cleaning the property and getting our sea legs or should I say our “critter” legs. Those of … Continue reading

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2016 Farm Tour Update

As you can imagine, we are totally focused on getting ready for the Farm Tour that starts Saturday. We will have processed lamb and fresh, homemade jelly in the Country Store. Charissa has crafted a bunch of Halloween and Harvest-time … Continue reading

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North Florida Farm Tour 2016

This year, we are not only participating in the Annual Farm Tour here at Golden Acres, we are helping to coordinate the Jefferson County part of the North Florida Event. Formerly hosted by New Leaf Co-op Market, this year’s tour … Continue reading

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Millstone Plantation October Farm Tour

Saturday, October 22, 2016 and Sunday, October 23, 2016 Formerly the New Leaf Market Farm Tour, it is now being sponsored and promoted by Millstone Institute for Preservation. Mom, Charissa, Mimi and I went out the Millstone Plantation a little … Continue reading

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Mayhaw Berry Harvest Begins!

The Mayhaw Berry Harvest has officially begun today. Fred has been out gathering some for almost a week now, but like an avalanche, the berries are ripening at an accelerated pace. We’ll all go out again later today and more … Continue reading

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Vendors at the Mayhaw Festival

We are beginning to invite and organize the local crafts people, farm producers and educators for the this year’s Mayhaw Berry Harvest Festival. Our own Charissa is busy making her felt critters. It is Mother’s Day weekend and Spring is … Continue reading

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