James Minton, 85, bought the 20-acre parcel that became Triple J Farm a decade ago because he said he wanted a place his family could find refuge, whenever they might need. In all, Minton has seven children, 28 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

James Minton, Sr., 85, poses for a photograph at his home in Windsor, N.Y., Saturday, August 8, 2020. Minton bought the 20-acre parcel that became Triple J Farm a decade ago because he said he wanted a place his family could find refuge, whenever they might need. “This will be here for ages,” Minton said. “As long as there’s a descendant from the Minton family, this place will be here for them.”
(Heather Ainsworth/NPR)