Jonamac Orchard proudly announces one of our new products for 2014… APPLE WINE! Last year we had the largest apple crop in our 30 year history, and it got us thinking, what should we do with all these leftover apples? We donated hundreds of pounds of apples to local food pantries and organizations and […]
Jonamac Orchard is now accepting applications for the 2014 fall season! We are looking to fill a wide variety of positions in all locations of the orchard including: kitchen and store staff, cashiers, outdoor sales and activity supervisors, concessions, wagon ride/barrel driver, corn cops, and orchard staff. At Jonamac Orchard, we strive to hire friendly hard-working people for […]
It has been a VERY long winter here at Jonamac. We are now into March and it just doesn’t seem like we are going to get a break from the harsh winter of 2014. We have been pruning the trees as much as we can, but because of all the days with below 0 temperatures, […]
It’s that time again! U-pick is open here at Jonamac. Unlike last year, we are blessed with a large crop so we have plenty of apples to pick! Our pick your own orchard is open from 9am to 5:30pm with our last pickers going out at 5:00pm. Please stop by our U-pick hut or the […]
The 2013 Jonamac Orchard corn maze has been cut and is growing great under the warm summer sun. We have been lucky to receive the perfect growing conditions this year and the 2013 Jonamac Orchard corn maze is sure to be the best corn maze in Illinois this year. Each year for the past 30 […]
Here is an old Jonamac Orchard trick to get apple buds to bloom before spring. Cut some twigs from an apple tree (or other flowering tree) with buds on them, take them inside and place in a jar of warm water near a window or in a warm spot, like your kitchen. In about 2 […]
Spring is in the air at Jonamac Orchard and our outside work is well under way. Pruning is underway and late winter rains are getting deep into the ground to help with spring bloom and the summer growing season.