Watermelon Grapefruit Slushie

4 cups watermelon

2 cups 100% grapefruit juice

2 tbsp. lime jujice

2 cans strawberry or grapefruit sparkling water

Garnish: fresh lime slices


Freeze watermelon at least 4 hours.  In blender, combine grapefruit juice and lime juice, and blend until combined.  Add frozen watermelon and let stand 5 minutes to thaw slightly.  Blend until pureed Divide among 4 glasses and top each with ½ can sparkling water and garnish.


Peach-Mango Smoothie

1 cup frozen sliced peaches

1 cup frozen mango chunks

½ cup plain Greek yogurt

1/3 cup coconut water


In blender, puree all ingredients until smooth.  Serves 2.


Sailor’s Warning

2 cups watermelon chunks

1 cup pineapple juice

8 oz. tequila or dark rum, divided

Garnish: Maraschino cherries and pineapple wedges


Puree watermelon in blender until smooth, about 30 seconds.  Strain through fine-mesh sieve, to yield about 1 cup juice.  Fill highball glasses with ice.  Top with pineapple juice, then tequila or rum and watermelon juice, dividing evenly.  Garnish.


Texas Peach Sangria

2 750-ml bottles Chardonnay or other dry white wine

2 cups peach nectar

1 cup peach schnapps

1 cup peach-flavor vodka

2 cups ginger ale

6 cups sliced fresh peaches

2 cups fresh or frozen berries (strawberries, raspberries)


In a large pitcher combine wine, nectar, schnapps and vodka; chill.   To serve, add ginger ale and fruit.  Makes 5 quarts.


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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