Review of CD&J Mini Ranch by TexasRealFood

CD&J Mini Ranch is in the Rio Grande Valley which is in deep South Texas. It is close to the Southern border and South Padre Island. They have Kunekune pigs, Nigerian dwarf goats, miniature cattle, miniature donkeys, mini rex rabbits, and turkeys. The farm started in 1998 when the farmers moved to San Benito. They just retired from a 24-year service in the military. With a 34-acre land, the couple created a homestead. On this farm, they also provide educational experiences for everyone who wants to enjoy a day at the ranch. Besides their offerings of meats, CD&J Mini Ranch have farm fresh, free range eggs, small batch sugar free and regular jellies & jams, freeze dried vegetables, fruit & smoothie mixes, premixed mixes, and goat milk & lard oatmeal soaps. They are founding partners of 5 Food Farms, which is a collaboration between farms and ranches in the area.

Farming Methods, Practices & Certifications

Certified Naturally Grown Certified Naturally Grown
Crop Rotation Crop Rotation
Grass Fed / Pastured Grass Fed / Pastured
No-Till No-Till

Memberships & Associations

Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance (FARFA) Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance (FARFA)
Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC) Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC)
Texas Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association (TOFGA) Texas Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association (TOFGA)
The Livestock Conservancy The Livestock Conservancy
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