Jim's Jarhead Jerky is located in Medford NJ, we are proud to offer our exclusive line of quality homemade beef jerky products.
Medford resident and U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Jim Ewen knows the importance of recognizing and giving back to the people who have served and are serving our country in the Armed Forces.
That’s the reason he’s donated and shipped over 2,000 pounds of homemade beef jerky to troops overseas, and the request for more is growing.
It all started when Ewen sent a care package to his son-in-law who is a Marine and was deployed to Iraq three weeks after marrying Ewen’s daughter.
MEDFORD—Jim’s Jarhead Jerky started out as a two pound care package of beef jerky Jim Ewen sent last October to his new son-in-law, U.S. Marine Sgt. Tim Missel, who was stationed in Iraq. But once Missel and his fellow Marines tasted the homemade beef jerky, they couldn’t get enough of it.
“They loved it,” Missel, now back home in Medford recalls. “It’s filling, it tastes good and it has a long shelf life.”
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The recipe for Jim's Jarhead Jerky is hush-hush, but the patriotism packed into every pound of this distinctive dried beef snack is no secret.
Jim Ewen and his wife, Joette, started making and shipping beef jerky to frontline American troops in 2009 after their son-in-law, Tim Missel, shared his care package with fellow Marines in Iraq.