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Jaka Lantern Acres

Location:  Ashford, CT

Day Job:  Sewing and Embroidery Business

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard, Other

Crops:  Apples, Avocados, Basil, Blackberries, Blueberries, Bok-choy, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chinese cabbage, Corn, Cucumbers, Garlic, Gourds, Grapes, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lavender, Lettuce, Melons, Mint, Mushrooms, Mustard Greens, Oregano, Peaches, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, Turnips, Italian peppers, sage, ground cherries, parsley, calendula, chamomile, onions, chard, shell beans,chives

Animals:  Cats, Chickens, Dogs, Ducks, Goats, Rabbits, Horses

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  So I can eat safe food with flavor, and know that my meat was raised humanely.

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  • Posted by: Jester on January 14th, 2015 at 06:05 pm

    Love the goats.

  • Posted by: KC on January 14th, 2015 at 01:38 pm

    congratulations on being farmer of the day! Voted

  • Posted by: Wall 2 Wall Border Collies on January 14th, 2015 at 01:27 pm

    congratulations on being farmer of the day! Voted! WQW November and January! : )

  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on January 14th, 2015 at 10:52 am

    Glad to see you got farmer of the day! Here's another vote.

  • Posted by: AmericanNinjaWarrior- Mom on April 7th, 2014 at 06:20 pm

    Love your deck goats! I'm a musician with a small home sewing biz on the side - in MA now, but stayed at the Ashford Motor Inn when I was in HS for the All-State concert! Nice to 'meet you' -best wishes for your garden and animals!

  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on November 4th, 2013 at 05:59 pm

    Congrats to you!

  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on November 4th, 2013 at 05:21 pm

    What great pics! I especially love your main one with the goats! Voted.

  • Posted by: Wong88 on November 4th, 2013 at 06:38 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on November 3rd, 2013 at 03:01 pm

    Love the photos. Thanks for sharing. You grow a lot of crops. Was it a good growing season in 2013?

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