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The Jam Farm

The Jam Farm, located less than a mile away from Lake Michigan in Ludington, is the place to get all the best jams, jellies, butters, marmalades, and other homemade goodies!

In season, Lois Gieleghem makes jam almost all day, everyday.

She’s always busy around the Jam Farm, coming up with new recipes and keeping her delicious homemade jams in stock. Lois uses heirloom recipes passed down through the family. Only the finest, freshest ingredients are used- no artificial flavors, colors, or chemical preservatives. All the fruit used in the jam recipes are fresh, local, and in season. “From farmers fields and orchards, to our kitchen, to you.”

More than 30 Flavors of Homemade Jams & Butters!

Lois is always busy, keeping her shelves full of over 30 different delicious flavors of her homemade condiments. Depending on the season, some jams may not be available if they have sold out, until that fruit season comes around again.

Lois' Recipes

  • Apple Butter
  • Black Cherry Marmalade
  • Blueberry Jam
  • Blueberry Lemonade
  • Bumbleberry
  • Caramel Apple
  • Cherry Pie Jam
  • Cherry Rhubarb
  • Concord Grape
  • Fresh Peach Jam
  • Red Raspberry Jam
  • Partying Peach Amaretto
  • Peaches & Strawberries
  • Perfectly Pear
  • Plum Preserves
  • Rhubarb Jam
  • Strawberry Jam
  • Strawberry Rhubarb Jam
  • Strawberry Lemonade
  • Strawberry Margarita
  • Sweet Black Cherry Jam
  • Triple Berry Jam
  • Wild Blackberry Jam

The flavors below have a bit of zing that can transform your everyday recipes into dazzling delights…

  • Blazing Blueberry
  • Blistering Blackberry
  • Cherry Pepper Jelly
  • Japaleno Pepper Jelly
  • Orange Chili Marmalade
  • Red Onion Marmalade
  • Tart Cherry Chipotle
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Photo by Lexi Kosla

More than Just Jam

Not only does the Jam Farm offer delicious jams and jellies, but there are also many other homemade treats to try. Be sure to ask about Grandma’s Bread Mix and Dip Mixes. Do you have a family or friends get-together soon? Or maybe a potluck coming up? Grab some different dip mixes from the Jam Farm store and your guests will be begging to know what the recipe is! The bread and dip mixes are so easy to make, anyone can do it! Lois’s homemade granola makes a perfect healthy snack, or include some in a Jam Farm gift basket!

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The Jam Farm features a giftshop with additional merchandise as well. | Lexi Kosla

The Jamdude

The Jamdude makes beautiful hand-turned maple rolling pins- they make baking so much easier! He also makes oriole bird feeders- very attractive for the yard! There are so many great gift giving options available at the Jam Farm, all homemade by Lois or the Jamdude!

Visit the Jamdude’s Farm Stand- Fresh Produce Right From the Jam Farm!

Don’t visit the Jam Farm without taking a look at the Jamdude’s beautiful, fresh-picked produce! He grows everything himself right on the farm, and picks it fresh everyday! The produce on the stand depends on the season, but some of the produce he has grown throughout the year include rhubarb, asparagus, tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, carrots, cucumbers, beans, strawberries, sweet corn, potatoes, sunflowers, squash, zucchini, cherries, sugar snap peas, snow peas, and so much more!

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A gift basket from The Jam Farm makes the perfect gift. | Courtesy Photo, Jam Farm

The Perfect Gift

If you’re looking for the perfect hostess, birthday, or holiday gift, look no further than the Jam Farm! Lois creates beautiful gift baskets with an assortment of goodies you can choose from, or purchase an already made gift basket! Not sure what to fill it with?

Just browse the Jam Farm store and choose different items you want to include! You can also find quality local honey and Maple syrup in stock.

A "Don't Miss" Destination

The Jam Farm has so much to offer, and it’s a beautiful, short drive in the country. Bring the whole family- the Jam Farm is a great experience for kids young and old. At the Jam Farm, you’ll also find a gorgeous painted quilt, “Michigan Beauty” on the side of the barn, as it’s one of many stops on the Mason County Barn Quit Trail!

If you’re from out of town or out of state, take home some homemade Michigan jam…something you’ll want to get every time you’re back in the area! Some of the Jam Farm’s products can also be found at Chef John’s restaurant and Shop N’ Save, both in Ludington. If the farmer’s market isn’t going on when you want some fresh, local produce, then stop at the Jam Farm for your fill of just-picked fruits and veggies! There’s always something going on at the Jam Farm!

Stop by the Jam Farm soon, to savor the best homemade jams and jellies in the area. The Jam Farm’s mission is to “Make Your Life Sweeter, One Jar at a Time!”

Use the contact form on this page to send The Jam Farm your questions and order inquiries.

Hours of Operation

Thursday, Friday, & Saturday from 11am-5pm

Thanks for your interest in The Jam Farm!

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