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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 is hosted by Millstone Plantation. To see all the goings on and to download a […]

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 while back for the Textile and Fabric Fest. I was impressed by the kinds of […]

Optional Entry to the Farm Tour at Golden Acres Ranch

Coming to the New Leaf Market Farm Tour? Barnes Road at US 19 may have a traffic jam. One of our neighbors is having a ‘big’ garage sale. Here are alternate ways to Golden Acres if you’d like to avoid the traffic and enjoy the scenic routes. Coming from the South US 19 out of […]

Additional info about who’s gonna be here?

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 […]

Who’s gonna be here?

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 […]

Have I told you about the Loom?

Something New in the Country Store Since I don’t have anything to keep me busy… ha! I’m learning to use a loom. My goal is to have something meaningful to show during the upcoming New Leaf Market Farm Tour. We have all this wool that has been carded and some spun so now I’m working […]

Pindo Palm – The Jelly Tree

What is that mess in my yard? Every August some nasty things appear on my beautiful palm. First they’re green then turn orange then drop on the lawn, draw roaches, gnats, mosquitoes and flies. I have to argue with the yard guy or gal to help clean them up and not run over the mess […]

New Leaf Market Tour 2015

Saturday, October 24 and Sunday October 25, 2015 It is early but mark you calendars for the New Leaf Market Tour. This is the eighth year and it grows every year.  New Leaf Market Coop is the local farmers biggest supporter. There are 30 plus farms in the tour. Nope, you can’t get to them […]

New Leaf Market Tour October 25

Saturday from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM here at Golden Acres Ranch. However, we’ll be around all day Sunday for anyone that shows up. We’ll still have the hay wagon going and the cute little critters in the petting pens – puppies this year. Now add baby goats, kids, to that mi and maybe some […]

The New Leaf Market Tour

Mark your calendar. It runs the both Saturday and Sunday, October 25 and 26. Not all the farms are open both days. We are officially open on Saturday from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM. However, we’ll be around all day Sunday for anyone that shows up. We’ll still have the hay wagon going and the […]