Author Archives: Barton Farms and Gardens

About Barton Farms and Gardens

My husband and I are bringing an old family farm back to life while simultaneously working full-time jobs and raising two kids. It's a gas!

It’s time to talk [heritage breed] turkey again!

“The turkey is in comparison a much more respectable bird, and withal a true original Native of America….” – Benjamin Franklin Turkeys are probably my favorite animal. They get a bad rap for being stupid, and sometimes they act in … Continue reading

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It’s time to talk [heritage breed] turkey

First of all, if you’ve already ordered a bird from us, thank you for the support! If you’re interested please email me at bartongardens@gmail.com for more information. We know our birds are a bit pricier than most of our farmer … Continue reading

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Find us & follow us

Find us each week at the Haymaker Farmers’ Market for our old school, all local fruit jams & jellies, fresh cut flowers, crazy hot peppers, and random garden produce. For info and funsies follow us on Instagram and Facebook.

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Cherry Clafoutis

A couple of weeks ago we picked up our sour cherry order from Walnut Drive Gardens. The cherries come pitted in their own juice in 10# and 30# tubs from H&W  Farms in MI. They are delicious! We make jams … Continue reading

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Family Dinner

Eating together as a family is VERY important to me. The three of us sitting down together for a meal is something I really look forward to. And Sunday dinners are really and truly the greatest moments of my whole … Continue reading

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Cooperstown, NY has got it right!

This past weekend Mike and I traveled to Cooperstown, NY with his sister and brother-in-law to see John Prine and the Avett Brothers at Brewery Ommegang. To say the show was great would be an understatement. It was FANTASTIC! John … Continue reading

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Old School Strawberry Jam

I made it out to the pickin’ patch (aka Walnut Drive Gardens) Sunday morning and scored roughly 9lbs of sweet, glorious, Ohio strawberries. Mmm…. Diane and I decided that they were just too good to solely be used for jam so … Continue reading

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