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Why Black Bear Family Farms?
Local, Fresh Taste, Traditional

If you've been searching for great tasting, locally sourced Jams
made with ingredients you can pronounce, then you have come to the right place. 
Our Jams are avaliable year round, made with the Freshest Idaho Fruits and Flowers. 

We also offer an eco-friendly discount when you bring back your empty jars.  

We love hearing from You:
"It tastes just like my Grandma's Jam. " 

"My children are picky eaters and they only want your Jams!"

"Rose Jelly? It's so delicate.  Tastes like it smells without being potpourri!"

"Your Jalapeno Jams have all the taste of Jalapeno with just the right amount of heat."

"That tastes just like fresh fruit."

Have you wondered how your ancestors handled common health problems without a Rx?  
We use traditional methods of wildcrafting, growing, collecting and steeping flowers and herbs to create Natural Remedies, Healing Ointments & Salves, Refreshing Smelling Salts,
Delicious Infused Vinegars, Delightful Tea Blends and beautiful Tea Boxes.
We strive to share the power of nature as it brings health, healing and
happiness to our family and yours.

Worried you can't trust the eggs or vegetables in the grocery? 
We offer eggs, fruits & vegetables directly- Farm to Table-
to those in the local areas of St. Anthony, Rexburg, Idaho Falls and in between.
Find us at The Rexburg and Idaho Falls Farmers Markets- May thru October.

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Meet the Carlos'
Ben, LInda, and Yavanna

Black Bear Family Farms

Our family moved to Idaho in 2012 from New York to live closer to our six daughters who live in Idaho and Montana.

We decided on a Black Bear for our logo as a way to remember how our roots started in New York. 

We have always had chickens and a vegetable gardens but after buying our first home,

we decided to sell our eggs, home grown vegetables and locally sourced fruits at the local Farmers Market.

We have always wanted to be more self reliant and live off your land.

Being a market farmer provided a way for our dream to become a lifestyle.


 We became Vendors for the first time in 2018 at the Rexburg Market which started in May

before our vegetables were ready (it is Idaho). We decided to bring our

large quantity of homemade Jams we had in our Pantry to Market just to have something on our table.

WOW! Everyone loved them!

Ben now makes over 40 varieties of Jams including all the Classic Jams plus Chocolate, Habanero, Jalapeño,

Rhubarb, Floral, Huckleberry, Chokecherry and Sugar Free Jams. 

We've since added Turkeys, Quail and Ducks to our Farmstead and offer their eggs at Market.

Our Gardens have grown over time too! We have 2 greenhouses and many raised beds since the soil is very rocky. 

In Feburary we start seeds in the house so we have Starter Plants avaliable at Market when it starts in May. 

Helping others get a jump on the short growning season here in Idaho.

Our daughter Yavanna enjoys growing flowers & herbs and loves sharing her knowledge of the power of nature. She makes traditional herbal remedies including salves, teas, smelling salts, tea boxes, fruit vinegars and homemade vanilla.


We now participate at 3 Farmers Markets in Rexburg,  Idaho Falls and Ammon. 

 During the Holiday Season we are vendors at several Craft Shows. 

Our Jams and Herbal Remedies are avaliable year round. 

We offer shipping too!

The local support and our online community is growing every year. 

We want to Thank You so much for your support and we are honored to be able to bring our products from

Our Farmstead to your Table.  

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