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Farm News

10th Annual Farm Tour

Written by: Christine
October 10, 2017

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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 Continue reading...

Mayhaw Berry Harvest Festival 2017

Written by: Christine
April 24, 2017

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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 Continue reading...

North Florida Farm Tour 2016

Written by: Christine
October 14, 2016

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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 is hosted by Millstone Plantation. To see all the goings on and to download a Continue reading...

What’s happening with the Mayhaws?

Written by: Bobbie
March 7, 2016

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The Mayhaw Festival will be the second weekend in May. Saturday May 7 and Sunday May 8. The hayride will be running and all the newborn kids will be in the Petting Place. We will snuggle them up close so everyone can feed and pet them. About the harvest… well, we just don’t know yet. Continue reading...

Golden Acres 2016 – Changes & Announcements

Written by: Bobbie
January 3, 2016

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Lots of changes and plans are happening for Golden Acres 2016. Our New Farm Hand Our daughter, Christine, will be coming from California to help work the farm. She is the one that does all the computer work and is great at organizing. It is one thing to keep the animals fed and healthy but Continue reading...

What are we doing now?

Written by: Bobbie
November 27, 2015

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The New Leaf Market Tour has come and gone and we have recovered. We counted over 500 on Saturday and 271 on Sunday. The hayride was full and going all day long and the corn hole game sparked some fun competition. Both were sponsored by Farm Credit of Northwest Florida. It all takes a lot of Continue reading...

Additional info about who’s gonna be here?

Written by: Bobbie
October 19, 2015

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Now please go all the way down the list. Additions and changes galore! Remember New Leaf Market Co-op representatives will have a booth this year. If you missed the last Update, please go back and find it. I don’t want you to miss any news about this year’s event. Of course, there is some bragging Continue reading...

Who’s gonna be here?

Written by: Bobbie
September 30, 2015

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The New Leaf Market Farm Tour is one of our best events each year. So much to do and see what with the serene beauty, education and playtime here at Golden Acres Ranch. Walk around the goat and sheep pastures, watch the big livestock dogs, go on hay rides and ask us about any facet Continue reading...

Bragging Time – New Family Business

Written by: Bobbie
September 28, 2015

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Well! Okay! Fred always cringes when I utter those two words. Is it a new project coming? Not this time. It is bragging time. Son Ken and daughter-in-law Valerie have opened a new business. C (Cell) P (Phone) R (Repair) in Tallahassee, and guess what they do there. Cell Phone Repair! It is located at Continue reading...

Vendors and Friends of the Mayhaw Festival

Written by: Bobbie
April 28, 2015

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Jefferson County Extension and 4-H Biodegradable Plant Pots Youth and adults will be making biodegradable plant pots from newspaper. The Jefferson County Extension Service will also provide soil and sun seeds. Jed Dillard, Livestock and Natural Resources Agent Who is more commonly know as the Pasture Wizard will do pasture, weed and garden consultations as well Continue reading...