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Making Mayhaw Jelly at Golden Acres Ranch – New Video

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The first jelly-making video produced at Golden Acres Ranch was in 2011. Stars were local gentry David and Charlie Ward with a fleeting guest appearance of Jack Carswell and Fred Golden. The video was done by David Neck and you can see it on our Mayhaw Pond page. It is titled “Making Mayhaw Jelly” but highlights […]

Pet Boarding and The Country Store

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Changes and more……. What a surprise, we’re making some changes and additions. We’ve been pet boarding for several years and love it. It all started with the suggestion from a good friend. It has been happening for nine years now. We decided we need to be a little more sophisticated (like the dogs care) and […]

So much going on this week

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Lake Ella Growers Market Wednesday, November 30 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM I’ll be at Lake Ella Growers Market this week with lots of Cranberry Sauce, Blueberry Jam, Mayhaw Jelly some of Full Moon Apiary’s honey and some fresh fruit. . . .there is a wonderful neighbor that is supplying me with grapefruit, oranges, lemons, […]

Where do we start……

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So many things have happened in the last two weeks that this may be just one long rambling blog. Lake Ella Growers Market First, yes we will be at Lake Ella Growers Market this coming Wednesday, October 26 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Lamb, goat, jelly, jams and honey. Stop by for samples. New […]

New Leaf Market Tour Updated – Saturday, October 15 & Sunday, October 16

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Boiled Peanuts and Mayhaw Jelly Making. New this year. Monticello/Jefferson County’s own David Ward and Jack Carswell are teaming up for a lively demonstration and a little old-fashioned hawking so come on in and loosen your purse strings. David has done the Mayhaw Jelly Making Demo at our Mayhaw Festival held here at Golden Acres […]

Vendor and Activity List for Golden Acres Farm Tour

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Vendors Johnston’s Barbeque & Sausage Sandwiches and more. Camellia Garden Circle – Atlas Garden Gloves Gerry & Carmen Zengel – Art & Walking Sticks Barnhart Farms -Fruits, Vegetables Chestnut Meadows  – Penny Kuhl – Persimmons Christy Howe- LMT, Massage-By-The-Minute Pan-Handlers Kitchen – Cooking Classes Goat & Lamb David Ward – Mayhaw Jelly Making Demo Jack […]

New Leaf Market Tour Saturday, October 15 & Sunday, October 16

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Wool Carding Demonstration. Last spring Elmer, the shearer from Iowa, came to the farm and gave Professor Henry, our ram, a shave. I had never had wool before and didn’t intend to do anything with it, but what a waste. Well, I’ve borrowed a hand cranked carder and it has all lead to this. Would […]

New Leaf Market Tour Saturday, October 15 & Sunday, October 16

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Build a GREEN HOUSE in your backyard for under $100. Dr.Jennifer Taylor from FAMU will be here on Sunday, October 16, 2:00 PM to show us how to build a unit. Come on out and enjoy a picnic lunch with sandwiches from Johnston’s. Go on the hayride and help us find the ranch hands loafing […]

New Leaf Market Tour Saturday, October 15 & Sunday, October 16

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Each week I’ll add information about this wonderful annual event. Do you remember our missing farm hand from last year? We found him swimming (stuck) in the sink hole. Well he has found another hideout and we’ll need your help again this year. Kids you can wear your costume if you want for fun pictures […]

Lamb Stew and Curry Goat in a Pressure Cooker

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Audrey Robbins of Pan-Handlers Kitchen Supply, LLC will be our guest chef for the 11:00 AM Lamb Stew, and at 2:00 PM Curry Goat. That’s on Saturday, October 15. You do have us on your calendar for the New Leaf Market Tour right? We will ask you to sign up for these sessions so we’ll […]