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Farm News

Call for Participants Mayhaw Berry Festival

Written by: Christine
April 3, 2018

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 & Crafts, Ag Producers, Local Businesses and Civic Organizations We have an average of 500 […]


Felting Class

Written by: Christine
December 5, 2017

So many people expressed an interest in learning how to felt at Market Days, that we decided to have a felting class – in time for Holiday giving. We’ll be focusing on our popular sheep-faced dryer balls, but will help you felt anything you want to try. Saturday, December 9th, 2017 at 2:00 PM Cost: […]


10th Annual Farm Tour

Written by: Christine
October 10, 2017

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. The Farm Tour will be happening from 10 am to 4 pm both Saturday and […]


Great Pyrenees Puppies for Sale

Written by: Christine
July 20, 2017

Born April 19, 2017, we have two of India’s puppies left for sale, a male and a female. They have a clean bill of health and their shots from the Animal Medical Clinic here in Monticello. Great Pyrenees are large, working dogs that belong on a ranch with a job to do. They don’t herd […]


Fiber Fun at the Festival

Written by: Christine
May 11, 2017

Working with natural fiber is a big part of our activities here at Golden Acres Ranch. Bobbie is a member of the Weavers Guild and has been working on the loom in Country Store. The loom will warped and anyone can try their hand at weaving this weekend at the Mayhaw Berry Festival. We’ll have […]


Food at the Festival

Written by: Christine
May 10, 2017

We’re ‘cooking up’ some special food items for the Mayhaw Berry Festival this weekend. Johnston’s Meat Market BBQ Lunches Johnston’s Meat Market will be here with their awesome mobile kitchen. This is the cooking unit they take to storm areas where the emergency personnel need to be fed by the hundred’s. We’re so glad to […]


The unBerry Mayhaw Berry Harvest Festival

Written by: Christine
May 8, 2017

The Harvest For those of you who are already tracking the “Berry Barometer” on this year’s Festival Page, you know that the warm, dry winter and the late frost crashed our berry harvest. Last year, we harvested 200 gallons, this year we’ll only have 5-6. You can catch up on the videos through our YouTube […]


Mayhaw Berry Harvest Festival 2017

Written by: Christine
April 24, 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 we are checking them every day to see what the harvest might be like. For […]


Puppies!

Written by: Christine
April 20, 2017

Honey had a litter of fluffy, healthy pups on March 18th.  They’re are all sold but one, a male. Here’s a photo from just this morning. India (Honey’s mom) had a litter yesterday! It looks like she’s had five, but we are leaving her alone (except for food and water) for the first week. She’s […]