The Jones Family has long had the reputation as stewards of the land, and has
remained faithful to its credo – Be good to the land and it will be good to
Under the stewardship of Terry Jones, his wife Jean, and son Jamie, the
family continues the tradition of growing Christmas trees as well as
strawberries, blueberries, pumpkins, gourds, squash, raspberries, and wine
grapes on their 400-acre farm.
Located in the suburban White Hills section of Shelton and situated in a
public water supply watershed, the Jones’ closely follow their conservation
plan that includes erosion control, wildlife habitat, and protection of water
and soil quality and health.
They also look for new and innovative ways to balance economic reality with
The Jones Family have long been advocates for the wise use of natural
resources and are actively involved in national, state, and local
organizations that promote the protection of working lands. Through the Farm
and Ranch Lands Protection Program, the Jones’ have been able to put one of
their farms into a permanent conservation easement, giving them an opportunity
to purchase additional land to expand their operation while helping to
preserve farmland and slowing urban sprawl in Shelton.