We believe that each of us is responsible to restore the environment in our part
of the world. The Flying J Farm is dedicated to holding back the tide of urban sprawl
in this small part of the world. We also believe that some of our heritage can be
seen in old buildings, old machines, and old ways of doing things when life was less
complex and less stressful. Where we can, we are seeking a simpler lifestyle, using
a minimum of energy.
We believe that people have lost touch with those things that are essential to preventing
disease. We encourage a diet based on mostly plants. We do it for health reasons.
This is based on the research of Drs. Campbell, McDougall, Esselstyn, and Ornish,
as well as, the experience of Paul Jensen, who lives on a diet of 99 percent raw
food and has run over 75 marathons. Further, we believe that meaningful relationships
with family, community, and God are essential to thrive in peace and harmony with
each other and our environment.
The Flying J Farm is a picturesque 250 acres of gently rolling land including 100
acres of woods, a six-acre lake, a swimming pond, three steams, pastures with cows,
horses, and donkeys and a friendly dog. There are five miles of trails for hiking,
horseback riding and skiing. The restored farmhouse and one barn were built around
The proprietor, Richard Jensen, is dedicated to helping people prevent illness through
good nutrition using locally grown, organic foods, water, sun, exercise, and stress
management through a simple lifestyle. Many have found the Flying J Farm to be a
place of relaxation and renewal and a source for chemical-free food, cross-country
skiing, camping, fishing, canoeing, and horseback riding.
Flying J Farm in 1842
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"Let your food be your medicine and your medicine be your food."