Hours and Location:
Fall – Winter Hours – Closed.
(November thru end of April)
“Farm Tours” – Season is closed.
“Open Farm Friday’s” – Season is closed. Open Farm Fridays begin in May
Our 2017 season is May thru October our hours will be posted after March 1 st 2017.
“Saturday Market” to be open when produce is abundant during growing season. Please watch our Facebook Feed for updates on this popular Saturday Market.
40228 278th Way SE
Enumclaw, WA 98022
Phone: (360) 625-8071
The Mason Jar Farm
Meet the Farmers/Owners
Jenni was born in Enumclaw and spent her childhood years in the area. She loved to spend time at her grandparent’s farm house on 9 acres just outside of town. Her grandmother was a professional artist and her grandfather, a mason by trade, maintained a huge garden in eighteen raised beds that he built himself.
Jenni spent much of her adult life raising 3 children and working in the aerospace industry. Even while she lived in the city, she always remembered the joy of living in the rural town of Enumclaw.
In 2010 Jenni’s widowed grandmother decided to turn the farm over to Jenni. Over a period of three
years, Jenni developed the property into The Mason Jar Farm. The farm produces eggs and provides 30 weekly boxes of fresh produce to families in the Enumclaw area.
Jenni has always loved working with and teaching children. The Mason Jar Farm hosts events and tours that focus on teaching children about the outdoors and about growing and using fresh food.
The Mason Jar Photos
Partner at the farm
Steve Neason lived in more than 11 different houses before the age of 18. No matter how little time spent in each house, it seemed like Dad always had some kind of vegetables growing. (Steve’s participation in these gardens was mostly in the form of manual labor.) Meals made from fresh raw foods were the norm in the house and both parents cooked.
Steve got the chance to make his own garden at the age of 23 on a small scrap of shady clay in south Des Moines, Washington. He’s been growing fruits and vegetables ever since.
In 1983, Steve moved onto 10 acres just north of Enumclaw and started developing a garden on a quarter acre of the land. While he was working for a living he was “a guy with a really big garden.” His career gave him the opportunity to travel in Europe and Asia, sampling many different cuisines. His fascination with the production of food and preparation of meals was legendary. One of his colleagues was heard to say, “With you it really is all about the food, isn’t it?”
After several major life changes between 2008 and 2012, Steve found himself comfortably unemployed with plenty of time on his hands and little to keep him occupied. He was already growing more food than he could consume himself and give away, and had plenty of time left over.
Quite by accident in 2013 he met a neighbor, Jenni, who had started a small market garden business, The Mason Jar Farm, and was in need of a collaborator. Slowly, Steve realized that this opportunity was perfect for his skills and filled his need to be doing constructive work. Jenni and Steve have been collaborating ever since, producing thousands of pounds of fruits and vegetables and supplying the produce needs of about 40 families during a 26 week growing season.