Welcome to Jefferies Orchard.

Certified as a Sesquicentennial Farm by the Illinois Department of Agriculture in 2020

 

We are open:

Wednesday, November 25, 9 am to 5 pm

 

In-season Now - we grow all of the following produce right here on our farm:

Brussels sprouts

Daikon radishes

Turnips

Cauliflower

Cabbage

Spaghetti Squash

Pink Banana Squash*

 

Our own apple cider

 

Illinois Apples:

Our own Golden Delicious

Jonathon

JonaGold

 

Also available:

Potatoes

Yellow onions

Local Raw Honey

 

*Pink Banana Squash are excellent for pies, cookies and bars.  We can give tips for baking and freezing.  Stock up your freezer for winter!

Customer Appreciation:

Complimentary Hot Cider the remaining day we're open.

 

Holiday Market:

Gift items: cookbooks, bird houses and feeders, Cooling Neck Wear, local products, fruit jams and syrups, and more.  Specials on gourmet mixes from Country Home Creations.  We have gift certificates available -- a healthy gift for those on your list.

 

Helen's Pumpkin Bars

4 beaten eggs

1 cup vegetable oil

2 cups sugar

2 cups flour

2 cups cooked squash or pumpkin

2 tsp. ground cinnamon

1 tsp. salt

1 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. baking powder

Purchased cream cheese frosting

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 15x10x1-in. baking pan with nonstick cooking spray and flour well.  In a large bowl, combine eggs and oil with a mixer add pumpkin and blend well with mixer.  Stir in remaining ingredients (except frosting) by hand, blending well.  Pour into prepared pan.  Bake 15-20 minutes. Cool completely before frosting.

 

For more recipes, visit our Recipes tab.

Thanksgiving:

Small pumpkins and gourds, including white pumpkins, for your Thanksgiving table. Spooky sized pumpkins are great for serving dips.  Small and medium-sized Jack O'Lantern pumpkins still available -- great for serving soups, stews, and salads.

 

Straw Bales - under our porch, so they're fresh and dry for bedding, insulation, and mulch.

 

Other Products:

LOCAL Products: Mr. Gixby's deluxe soaps, Natural Artistry Jams (made with our fruit!), and Jimmy Sticks hot sauces.

 

ILLINOIS Products:  Shelly's Sweet & Chunky Salsas including Pumpkin, which is not only delicious on chips but also great on pork chops as a chutney-style sauce.

 

USA Products:  Cooper's Mill fruit jams, butters and syrups, apple chips, multi-grain chips and more.  Customer favorites, Apple Butter and Pumpkin Butter back in stock.  Country Home Creations dip and cheeseball mixes -- the Confetti Cheeseball mix makes a great potato casserole.

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Where to Find Us:

Jefferies Orchard
1016 Jefferies Rd
Springfield, IL 62707


Phone: +1 217 4877582

Our Mission

To grow high quality produce that is fresh and in-season for our customers, while honoring the land and sustaining our family farm. 

 

We appreciate your support in this mission!  Thank you!

 

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