The Biggest Science Experiment in the San Juans

We are excited to be apart of Project 468. “These days, the mention of science and farming in the same breath immediately brings to mind the hotly debated issue of GMOs (against which, by the way, San Juan County recently scored a victory). But that’s not necessarily what comes to mind for Nick and Sara Jones of Jones Family […]

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Jones Family Farms releases European Flat Oysters

View our article in the San Juan Islander. “Jones Family Farm (JFF) on Lopez Island released its first generation of Shoal Bay European flat oysters (Ostrea edulis). Spawned at the JFF hatchery and grown out at JFF’s shellfish farm located on the north end of the island, these are the first west coast flats on […]

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Join JFF at 1st annual “Bite of the San Juan Islands” on October 26

Jones Family Farms will be joining Quail Croft Cheese at the 1st annual “Bite of the San Juan Islands” this Sunday, October 26. Fresh shellfish, island-raised lamb and lavender-spiked salmon are some of the tempting bites on the menu, be sure to stop by and get your bite! Come and celebrate the Gourmet Archipelago all […]

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Jones Family Farms in Bon Appétit magazine

Oysterland: A Journey to the Heart of Bivalve Country “Nick Jones, a lanky and bespectacled 36-year-old, took me to the rocky bay where he farms his oysters. He explained that two species dominate the American market: Crassotrea virginicas, a.k.a. Easterns, native to the Atlantic coast but farmed on both coasts and the source of more […]

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Chefs and growers team for summer dining events

Finally, on Sunday, August 4, Derek Bugge, new chef de cuisine at Frank’s Oyster House & Champagne Parlor in the U-District, is planning a summer meal on Lopez Island in association with Jones Family Farm.   Jones Shellfish farm is located on the North end of Lopez Island and features a 3-acre tidal lagoon with […]

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Jones Farm on EatInSeattle.com

Local and Sustainably Caught San Juan Islands Halibut Arrives at Elliott’s Oyster House Photos attached courtesy of Elliott’s Oyster House. SEATTLE, WA – Elliott’s Oyster House is pleased to announce the arrival of fresh San Juan Islands halibut to the restaurant.  This succulent fish is available to diners starting today March 19. Caught in the deep waters […]

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