Seasonal Notebook
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Jefferies Orchard since 1822
1016 Jefferies Rd. Springfield, Illinois 62707
(217) 487-7582

Seasonal Notebook / Updates

May 28 , 2014 Update

It is with great sadness and a bit of trepidation that I will no longer be providing farm produce updates on this website.

I have enjoyed keeping you all updated on the latest farm news over the last 14 years. I will continue to maintain this site as an archive for our family and farm history, remembrances, stories, photos and a source for recipes and fun and interesting facts on produce.

For the most up to date information on the daily availability of Jefferies Market produce please visit this website:





Looking for fun facts and nutritional info about produce?
Check out the bottom of our recipe page >

Thanks to WICS - Springfield for the nice feature on the farm on April 4 - you can view it here:
Sunrise on the Farm

Thank you to the Illinois Times and Julianne Glatz for their wonderful article on the Orchard!

Haven't seen it?
Click here and take a look!


Call (217- 487-7582) before making the trip out to the Orchard as availability greatly depends upon the cooperation of Mother Nature.



Need Directions?


Please give us a call or e-mail us if you are coming from a distance to be sure we have what you want . . . (217) 487-7582



From the Orchard Notebook

Asparagus, Rhubarb, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Squash, Apples and Pumpkins
(scenes from Spring/Summer/Fall 2011)

picking asparagusasparagus
purple asparagusrhubarb
cauliflowercabbage field
broccoli fieldapple tree
the marketvintage allis-chalmers tractor


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