Our little Farm is still young. But we have lots of enthusiasm and we love to work to produce foods that are healthy for our family and in a way that lovingly enhances our Beautiful Earth Mother. This is good for us too!
Early in the year, we teach classes on Shiitake Mushroom Inoculation. And we grow Shiitake mushrooms for food.
Currently we have Wheatgrass Flats and frozen wheatgrass cubes.
We produce Kombucha Cultures and teas for those brave enough to try this sparkling, and wonderfully unique taste. Very healthy.
We have our own local bee hives and sell our raw honey in pints and quarts. Gilmer County Bee Keepers President John Tackett, teaches classes during the year on Honey Extractions and in January and February a New class on Getting your Hives Ready for spring.
We grow the usual heirloom veggies, plus some unusual things.
We also LOVE to wild forage for foods like wild blackberries, Black Walnuts, Chestnuts, Dandelions, Parilla or Shiso and Lambs quarters, wild persimmons, to name a few.
We have" Day Free Range" Chickens we keep just for eggs. The girls are allowed to roam all day, eating whatever they like, from morning until they go in the Roost Room at night. But then we lock them in or we should say, lock out the predators, from getting at them while they sleep. So they are safe and sound little divas. We also prepare "Platters" for them which contains any of the following: rice, wheat, barley, egg shells, pumpkins and pumpkin seeds, flax seeds, Bananas( their favorite treat) egg yolks and lots of tomatoes and fresh veggies from the garden.We feed them Organic pellets and NON GMO scratch grain too. They LOVE a Kombucha Mother to snack on.
We grow and sell native plants. Anything from Bottle Brushes to figs.
We enjoy what we do here, and if we can show that in any way, it would be in what we can produce here and in the ways we do it. ..with great love for our environment, naturally, using no chemicals for fertilizers or pesticides or herbicides.
We love what we do. We work hard and it shows. We keep our Day Roaming Chickens healthy and safe, and in return, the little divas give us eggs in the colors of the rainbow. We have mean bees that give us sweet honey. Classes are taught on Extraction and Hive Set up. We love wheatgrass and frozen cubes for tasty afternoon drinks of health. We love to Wild Forage for Gourmet Meals. We grow Shiitake Mushrooms and teach class on Shiitake Mushroom Inoculation in the Fall to the public.
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Schedule and Location:
Jasper Farmers Market Saturdays 7:30 am till noon
Pleasant Hill Road
Ellijay, Georgia 30540
Monday, Tuesday and Friday and Saturday
8 am to 4 pm by reservation only. Please call first
This was not my first time to the Farm and won't be my last. Kelley and Mike are a dynamic duo maintaining a corner of homestead heaven in the hills of North Georgia.... [more]
Thank you Kelley and Michael for teaching us to grow our own mushrooms! Both hosts were passionate and knowledgeable about growing shiitake mushrooms and they were very patient with all our questions.... [more]
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The mushroom class I took was very informative and our hosts, Kelley and Michael were so friendly. I felt like I had 2 new, really cool friends. I would recommend this class or any other they offer to anyone wanting to spend a day at a beautiful farm with hosts who are very knowledgeable and passionate about sharing their way of life.... [more]
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Each day we see improvements in our Handsome Rooster Foghorn. We were very excited the day he first crowed again. Now we celebrate each day that way. The Vetrix graft has definately taken and we are simply waiting for the last of the healing to be done.... [more]
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