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Press Releases

Oct 20, 2014

This weekend (October 25/26), Jones Family Farms will celebrate its Children’s Festival for UNICEF, and an initiative for Breast Cancer awareness as part of the Valley Goes Pink program.

Terry Jones estimates that with this year’s funds, the 29-year total of the festival is over $110,000...

Jun 17, 2014

This week, Terry Jones of Jones Family Farms will celebrate a golden anniversary - fifty years of harvesting the sweet, red, Jones' strawberries!

“I guess you might call it more of a ‘Strawberry Red Anniversary’ than the typical ‘Golden Anniversary’ that honors a half century...

Oct 4, 2013

According to Dr. Wade H. Elmer, Plant Pathologist at The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, “The pumpkin crop in Connecticut is shaping up very nicely.  With the exception of hot weather in July that suppressed pollinators and delayed fruit set, we have had very few problems from...

Jun 4, 2013

This week, Terry Jones of Jones Family Farms will celebrate a tradition he began fifty years ago as a young teenager: setting out thousands of baby strawberry plants.

“I guess you might call it more of a ‘Strawberry Red Anniversary’ than the typical ‘Golden Anniversary’ that...

Apr 13, 2013

HARTFORD–The CT Specialty Food Association (CSFA) held it’s twelfth Product Awards Competition on Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at the Aqua Turf in Plantsville.  One hundred eighty-four specialty food items from Connecticut-based manufacturers...

Mar 21, 2013

HARTFORD—Connecticut’s agriculture industry grows great crops, including the next generation of farmers. Philip Jamison “Jamie” Jones of Jones Family Farms in Shelton was chosen as Connecticut’s Outstanding Young Farmer of 2013.

The Outstanding Young Farmer Award is given...

Dec 1, 2012

Families dressed in costume are invited to Jones Family Farms’ annual UNICEF Family Festival from 10am – 4pm on Sat. Oct. 27 and Sun. Oct. 28 at their Pumpkinseed Hill farm (120 Beardsley Road in Shelton).

Games and crafts for kids will help raise money for UNICEF and The...

Sep 19, 2012

Connecticut Magazine has released its annual “Best of Connecticut” issue and once again many local businesses in Shelton were recognized for being the best.

To celebrate the great accomplishes of these local favorites, Jones Family...

Jul 3, 2012

Jones Family Farms, in the White Hills area of Shelton, is once again hosting its Summer Friday Farmers’ Markets. Spotlighting local foods and products from around Shelton and the area, the Friday markets are focused on promoting what the area has to offer and as Christiana Jones, Market Manager...

May 28, 2012

The winter and spring seasons of 2012 were ones for the record books. Record high temperatures, droughts, late spring frosts and freezes and weeks of misty rain have all added to a very unusual climate in southern New England. For several weeks area farmers have been trying to figure out what...

May 9, 2012

Local foods and wines come together in a symphony of seasonal flavors!

Dates: Saturdays – May 19, July 21, September 1, 2012 from 11- 4 pm at Jones Winery, 606 Walnut Tree Hill Rd. Shelton, CT 06484. Cost: $10

Co-hosted by Artisan Food Store and Jones...

Dec 11, 2011

The farmers at Jones Family Farms in Shelton, CT have been in touch with some of the elves at the North Pole and the jolly old elf has cleared his schedule to come visit with all his friends from 10am to 4pm on Saturday December 17th and Sunday December 18th (weather...

Dec 1, 2011

Connecticut’s First Family is among those who have made annual pilgrimages to Jones Family Farms in Shelton to find the centerpiece of their holiday celebrations. For 26 years, before becoming Governor, Dannel Malloy and his family would hike the acreage of Jones Family Farms to find the tree...

Sep 28, 2011

Thanks to well-drained soils atop a high hill, a pumpkin crop in Shelton has ripened with flying (orange) colors.

With all the water that Connecticut has received in the last month, it is only fitting that Jones Family Farms is celebrating “Nautical Connecticut” as its annual...

Sep 14, 2011

Connecticut Magazine has released its annual “Best of Connecticut” issue and many local businesses in Shelton were named to the list.

To celebrate the great accomplishes of these local favorites, Jones Family Farms & Winery will be hosting...

Jul 13, 2011

The dog days of summer have arrived, and with them come a fresh crop of blueberries across Connecticut. In Shelton, Jones Family Farms has been inviting pickers to come harvest their own blueberries for over 40 years. Not only is picking blueberries a wonderful summertime adventure, they taste...

Jun 22, 2011

After a successful first season in 2010, Jones Family Farms is again inviting guests to enjoy Friday Farmers’ Markets in July and August. The markets feature fresh produce from local Shelton farms and food producers such as Jones Family Farms, Stone...

Jun 15, 2011

The strawberries are ripe and plentiful at Jones Family Farms in Shelton. Despite a somewhat unusual spring of very hot weather and quick cool downs, not to mention torrential rain showers, the farmers at Jones’ relied on over 45 years of growing experience to ‘weather’ the storm.

“We’ve...

Jun 9, 2011

Jones Family Farms, in the White Hills of Shelton, CT, is happy to announce that Strawberry Season in Connecticut has arrived! The Jones’ strawberry fields at their Valley Farm and Pumpkinseed Hill Farm are ready and pickers have been filling boxes with big red beautiful strawberries all week....

May 26, 2011

The Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA), a private, non-profit organization dedicated to conserving Connecticut’s land, trails, and natural resources, will host its 19th Annual Connecticut Trails Day Celebration on Saturday June 4th. Once again, Connecticut...

Oct 25, 2010

For the 25th year, the farmers at Jones Family Farms held their UNICEF Family Festival this past weekend. Guests were able to donate funds directly to UNICEF in cans and the traditional orange collection boxes, or by purchasing tickets for fun items such as face painting, button making, pumpkin...

Sep 30, 2010

JONES FAMILY FARMS CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF PUMPKINS AND TEACHES HOW THEY ARE MORE THAN DECORATION

In 1985 the first pumpkins were sold by Terry and Jean Jones, of Jones Family Farms, at their Pumpkinseed Hill farm on Beardsley Road in Shelton. Twenty-five years later, spending a fall...

Aug 31, 2010

Connecticut Magazine has named Jones Winery as the recipient of 2010’s “Best Wine” in its September issue.

After only six years of production, the Jones Winery is making the best wine in Connecticut. “It is quite an honor for us to be recognized for this award,” said Jamie...

Jun 3, 2010

Traditionally, Jones Family Farms is ramping up their strawberry season preparation the beginning of June to open a week or two into the month. This year, Mother Nature has helped to break tradition. Due to the very warm weather Connecticut has experienced this spring, the strawberries are...

Dec 3, 2009

This upcoming weekend, December 4-6, Governor M. Jodi Rell is inviting the public to an open house at her Hartford residence. The open house will feature choral groups throughout the weekend and a visit from Santa. Each room in the residence is magnificently decorated and all the Christmas trees...

Nov 12, 2009

Just a reminder that Jones Family Farms in Shelton, CT will be seen this Wednesday (Nov 11th) at 9PM EST on Throwdown With Bobby Flay on the Food Network. The entire show was filmed on Jones Family Farms this past September.

From the Food Network’s website: “Michele Albano of Michele's...

Oct 28, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – OCTOBER 28, 2009

Recently Jones Family Farms was the setting for an upcoming episode of Throwdown with Bobby Flay! Michele Albano of Michele’s Pies in Norwalk at the farm doing a cooking demo when, to the surprise of everyone, Bobby Flay showed up and challenged...

Oct 22, 2009

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Farmers spend their entire lives cultivating - apples, vegetables, Christmas trees, pumpkins, squash, pears, and these days – Facebook fans. Two popular Connecticut...

Oct 21, 2009

UNICEF FESTIVAL INVITES FAMILIES FOR FUN, GAMES AND PLENTY OF PUMPKINS!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – OCTOBER 2009

Families dressed in costume are invited to come spend a classic crisp autumn day at Jones Family Farms’ Pumpkinseed Hill for their annual UNICEF Family Festival from 10am –...

Be good to the land and the land will be good to you.

Philip James JONES, FARM FOUNDER, 1821-1912