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Local Family Farms & Ranches in Gillespie County, TX (15)

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Agarita Creek Farms

Farm & Ranch in Fredericksburg -

Agarita Creek Farms is at the heart of Texas Hills Country, in Fredericksburg. They are famous as a breeder of two heritage breeds of sheep— Jacob and Navajo Churro. They also "specialize in unusual varieties of produce", including many "rare heirloom varieties". Other products they offer are herbs, flowers, and vegetables such as beets, cabbage, Chinese greens, and collard. But, this farm is not just your typical farm. It also "offers luxurious farm-stay accommodations" on a bluff overlooking the farm and the City of Fredericksburg. So, if you are looking for a "farm-stay vacation" in the Texas Hill Country, contact Thomas Carnes at (830) 896-9140. You may also visit the Agarita Creek Farms Facebook page and website for more information.

Behrend’s Orchard

Farm & Ranch in Fredericksburg -

Experience the deliciousness of Behrend's Orchard, a renowned farm in Texas. Indulge in their homemade peach ice cream, the star of the orchard. With fresh peaches, berries, and vegetables also available, visitors rave about the incredible flavor and appreciate the dedicated folks behind this small business.

Burg’s Corner

Farm & Ranch in Stonewall -

Burg's Corner, the retail outlet of Jimmy Duecker Orchards, is renowned for its premium Texas Hill Country peaches. Experience the rich history dating back to 1948, when the orchard processed bushels of peaches at the Gillespie County Fruit Growers Co-op. Today, the Duecker family not only sells their own produce but also showcases local farmers' and food producers' offerings. Indulge in delightful preserves, jellies, dressings, rubs, peach cider, pecans, pickled products, honey, and more. Don't miss the customer favorite: Blue Bell ice cream topped with the orchard's juicy peaches!

Engel Farms

Farm & Ranch in Fredericksburg -

John manages Engel Farms. It is famous for its Fredericksburg peaches. However, they do sell other equally delicious fruits like melons and figs. The farm also grows cherry tomatoes and peppers. What's outstanding about the farm is that they go to places to bring their fruitful harvest to different communities. Sometimes they are at the  Corpus Christi Downtown Farmers' Market every Wednesday. Other times, they are New Braunfels Farmers Market, FC Farmers' Market, Texas Farmers' Market (Lakeline or Mueller), Barton Creek Farmers Market, and Dripping Spring Farmers Market. Facebook reviews generally compliment their peaches and appreciate their effort in coming to places to bring their glorious peaches. "My daughter went to the farmers market today and got us some great peaches. Thank you for coming all the way from Fredericksburg, Engel Farms. We appreciate you! Nothing better than Fredericksburg peaches." Another buyer said, "Fredericksburg peaches are sooo good! Yum yum!"

Fikes FarmsNo Own Retail Location

Farm & Ranch in Fredericksburg -

Since the early 1990s, the Fikes Farms has been in the squash business in Fredericksburg, Texas. Later on, the farm also produces varieties of fruits and vegetables commercially. People keep coming back to their farm because of their tasty products, especially their tomatoes. The Fikes Farms is doing its best to always bring the best crops from their garden to your kitchen. Their main goal is to produce a high-quality product at the most affordable price. Visit them and check their website and Facebook page for more details about the farm. Don’t miss the opportunity to try the tastiest vegetables in town! 

Fredericksburg Grass Fed BeefNo Own Retail Location

Farm & Ranch in Fredericksburg -

Founded in 1986, the Fredericksburg Grass-Fed Beef has been raising cows in a rich pasture. Their land has not been exposed to herbicides and pesticides for over the last thirty years.  The farm promotes a tastier but healthier choice by raising grass-fed and grass-finished cattle.  They carry a herd of Angus cows and Hereford cows that are docile by nature. As a result, they produce beef that is tender and juicy. Not to mention, their beef contains fewer calories while offering more nutrients. Their beef is the perfect choice for juicy patties, slow-cooked flavorful meals, and chili meats. Get yours now!

Hat and Heart FarmNo Own Retail Location

Farm & Ranch in Fredericksburg -

Hat and Heart Farm is a 50-year-old, 93-acre farm in Fredericksburg, Texas. The 6th generation is currently running this family-oriented place, continuing the tradition of providing the best farm-to-table services in town. Why are they the best? For years, they've been practicing organic and sustainable farming to grow a myriad of seasonal vegetables, while raising over 400 laying hens and shepherding over 100 goat meats. Oh, they have the "best eggs" in the neighborhood and their "tomatoes are delicious too," I must say. "They grow wonderful produce, all the stuff you know and some goodies you might not heard of." Plus, one of the owners, "Katherine, typically sends out an email if there is something you might not be familiar with" and some "ideas on how to use it." Who wouldn't like that? "We have received some 'new to us' vegetables that have been delicious and it's a fun way to try new vegetables" after all. Indeed, it's easy to see how passionate these folks are when it comes to farm-to-table culture! "Also, a really cool thing is they offer some wonderful items from other folks like, breads, yogurt coffee, and cheese that is all locally sourced and purely delicious." Most folks "especially love the Mother Culture Greek Yogurt" too.
Nonetheless, you can "order weekly and have enjoyed the quality and variety each week." You can also "pick up" your goodies if you prefer. Or, you can catch them at various farmers' markets. Point is, "if you haven't shopped with them yet, you're missing out!" We "highly recommend this farmer to anyone!"

Hillside BeefNo Own Retail Location

Farm & Ranch in Fredericksburg -

Hillside Beef is a family ranching operation that owns Angus cattle in the surrounding hills of Fredericksburg, Texas. All their cattle are grass-fed and grass-finished on open range pastures. All are also raised free from artificial hormones. Hillside Beef is available as a seasonal product. Also, their beef is processed at a local certified butchering plant that has served the Hill Country for over 30 years. You can also find their products at the Fredericksburg Farmers Market. And, you can also buy them online at their website. You can also contact them at their website for more information about their farm and products.

Jenschke Farms

Farm & Ranch in Fredericksburg -

Since 1961, the family-owned Jenschke farms in Fredericksburg, Texas, is in the business of farming, Jenschke Farms' peach orchard has already 20 varieties of peaches and currently have 3,000 trees. They also make ices cream, jams, jellies, and canned peaches, and recently, they launched strawberries and pumpkins. Also, they even have Christmas trees on the farm. Also, they allow their customers to pick fruits on their own. Their client says, “They love the place because it is amicable for kids. The kids love the place, especially the hayrides. The strawberry and peaches are all good. Also, their peach cobbler is so yummy, even their cider.” If you also want to experience the Jenschke Farms, visit their beautiful place! They are very accommodating!

Psencik Peach Farm

Farm & Ranch in Fredericksburg -

Do you want to experience a u-pick farm? The Psencik Peach Farm in Fredericksburg, Texas, is a 23-acre u-pick farm that is a proud member of Hill Country Fruit Council. The farm offers peaches and blackberries with the highest quality. Many people like the fruits of the Psencik peach farm because it is incredibly delicious! Aside from that, the farm is a family-oriented place and an excellent location to unwind and exhale stress and negativities. To know more about Psencik Peach Farm, you can visit their social media pages! Come and visit them Monday to Thursday at 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM and 12:00 noon – 6:00 PM every Sunday. 

Stonewall Fine Wool and Lambs

Farm & Ranch in Fredericksburg -

Dan and his wife have been raising sheep in Stonewall, Texas, at the Stonewall Fine Wool and Lambs ranch. They have approximately 65 ewes and offer pastured lambs. Initially, they exclusively sold their wool through the Kerrville wool pool, but as time passed, their network expanded. They even participated in a fiber show in Boerne. Now, they've taken the initiative to bring their top-quality wool directly to you through their online platform. You can explore their website to discover the wool products they have available. Their dedication is centered on producing the finest wool possible for your needs. Their commitment extends beyond just wool production; they also provide hay and grain year-round, ensuring their animals are well taken care of. If you want more information, feel free to reach out to Dan OLoughlin for additional details. Explore their website today to browse their wool collection and learn more about their offerings.

The Artistic FarmerNo Own Retail Location

Farm & Ranch in Harper -

Sitting in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, Harper, you can find The Artistic Farmer. Petra Richards owns and operates the farm. The Artistic Farmer raises fine fleece Angora goats, wool sheep, and unique gourds. Also, they grow, process, and artistically handcraft all of their products. Moreover, they make fiber art available at Fredericksburg Trade Days every 3rd weekend of the month. Some of their various products include eggs, mohair, wool, gourds, luffa, lumber, and seeds. Satisfied customers said, "High-quality yucca powder. It is fresh and effective." and "Great items. Putting herbs in capsules is a lot easier." For more information, contact Petra Richards at (512) 525-7386.

Vogel Orchard

Farm & Ranch in Fredericksburg -

Nothing says farm fresh than buying at a roadside market. Here, you have a clear view of where the fruits and vegetables you are buying came from. You can see the land and sky that nurtured it. You can see where these ripe fruits and vegetables were harvested, and it makes us feel good. That, and the famous Nelda's peach preserves. If you visit Vogel Orchard, there are lots of fresh peaches, fruits, and vegetables to choose from. There are also canned food and other sweet treats on the side. It is definitely a win-win for everyone.

Wildseed Farms

Farm & Ranch in Fredericksburg -

The most important contribution of Wildseed Farms, which won the Garden Center 2001 Innovator award, is producing seeds, which it has been doing for 35 years and counting. Without Wildseed Farms and others like them, who knows where or how we can get our supply of seeds. How are we to grow wildflowers? If you are in or near Fredericksburg, Texas, make sure to visit. There is no admission charge, and you get to see 200 acres of wildflowers of different colors (and lots of butterflies too) here in the largest working wildflower farm in the country. The farm is open all year long!

Zenner Orchard

Farm & Ranch in Fredericksburg -

Meet Douglas Zenner, the farmer and steward behind Zenner Orchard. Since its establishment in 1999, Douglas has carefully cultivated some of the finest deciduous fruit trees on the farm. With a small team of approximately four employees, they continue to produce some of the sweetest and most delicious peaches in the county. Our satisfied customers agree, with one enthusiast sharing, "The peaches from the farm are not only visually stunning but incredibly delicious. I've been buying them for four weeks straight now, and they are hands down the best peaches I've ever tasted!" Join us at Zenner Orchard to savor the extraordinary flavor of our peaches, nurtured with care for over two decades.

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