Medford couple making jerky for the troops

    Typically, small businesses try to go national (or even local) before setting their sights overseas. But Jim and Joette Ewen of Medford, N.J. began their jerky business in Iraq, where their son-in-law was stationed.

    The couple makes Jim’s Jarhead Jerky in their home with the help of donated materials, but they’re looking to branch out a bit closer to home.

    They told Inquirer columnist Kevin Riordan about their jerky journey and their efforts to spread the meat-flavored love to more troops.

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