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Red Heron FarmNo Own Retail Location

Farm & Ranch in Tuleta - 0.00 mi

Red Heron Farm is a family farm located in Elgin, Texas on the post-oak Savannah, 25 miles east of Austin. Specializing in serving the local community fresh vegetables, jellies, honey and pasture-raised meats. They "no longer have a FB account" but they still have a website and an Instagram account. You can see them participate in Austin Community College Elgin Campus Holiday Market too. They also have ‘Paris market’ carrots which can become one of your "favorite carrots, to grow & eat!" You can contact them by sending an email if you want to visit or you just want to ask questions.    

New Leaf AgricultureNo Own Retail Location

Farm & Ranch in Elgin - 0.00 mi

New Leaf Agriculture is a nonprofit social enterprise of MRC. They support refugee families through a community garden plot in Austin, Texas. Also, in early 2018, launched a commercial farm in nearby Elgin, Texas.  Watermelon radishes, turnips, spinach, kale, chard, cilantro, lettuce, cabbage, pink radishes, leeks, bok choy - these are just some of their seasonal produce. Help this organization "create 5,332 hours of fair-wage employment". With support from you, they "will continue connecting refugees to sustainable farming opportunities" while creating livelihood for refugees. You can also sign up for their CSA or Community Supported Agriculture program to enjoy eight weeks of vegetables from their farm.

Food For Thought Permaculture Garden

Farm & Ranch in Elgin - 0.41 mi

Food for Thought Permaculture Gardens is one of the many Texas enterprises that are helping locals re-discover their relationship with nature and their natural food source. Not only do they specialize in heirloom produce, but they also help others learn the ropes of cultivating their own food by offering workshops on gardening, natural building, and food preservation. They help build a community with a keen awareness to the value of fresh, local produce, and community-supported agriculture, which is a healthier and more sustainable option. They haven't updated their CSA page since February 10, 2014, contact them directly for more information.

Friendly Pasture

Farm & Ranch in Elgin - 1.99 mi

Friendly Pasture, established in 2011, is committed to sustainable farming. Discover a wide range of pasture-raised animals including chicken, pork, sheep, turkey, geese, duck, and rabbit. Their grass-fed cattle ensure premium quality. Enjoy farm-fresh eggs in various colors and seasonal vegetables. Explore breeding stock and aquaponics consulting for self-sufficient food production. Friendly Pasture has been featured on TRF's Kim's List. Read the blog entry on 6 Sustainable Farms in Elgin You Can Buy Organic Produce From

Greener Pastures Chicken

Farm & Ranch in Elgin - 2.60 mi

The Greener Pastures team combines expertise in organic agriculture, poultry science, and livestock nutrition. Greener Pastures Chicken is USDA Certified Organic. Offering pasture-raised chickens that are also available for retail and wholesale purchase. They also ensure that their chickens always have ample care, space, and enrichment available to enhance their experience on the farm. Their chickens are tender, juicy, and delicious. Greener Pastures Chicken is different than any chicken you’ve ever eaten. It is tender, juicy, and delicious. Also, their chicken is sure to excite all your senses! Also "named one of the top organic poultry producers in the country" based on "Cornucopia's 5-bird organic poultry producers" in 2019.

Grass To Food Farm

Farm & Ranch in Elgin - 3.23 mi

Grass To Food Farm is a farm who lovingly cares for diary goats, miniature beef cattle, laying hens, and heritage pigs. There are no chemicals/hormones/antibiotics and only natural feed supplements year-round foraging on pasture. Pastured, Organic Eggs and Grass-Finished Beef are available as well as Raw Goat Milk. You can contact them and come take a farm tour and see how they incorporate the invasive mesquite tree for shade and food. They also host campers for an immersive farm experience under the clear night sky. "There are miniature cows on this farm. No, really." So, "when you pull up, make sure you pull the gate shut behind you so that you don’t let the animals out".

Lund Produce Company

Farm & Ranch in Elgin - 3.35 mi

Kevin Lundgren, a fifth-generation farmer, is the proud owner of Lund Produce Company. Since 1991, he has been revitalizing 11 acres of land, transforming it into the thriving Brachgrove Farm, located just 35 miles from downtown Austin. Notably, Kevin's expertise caught the attention of a neighboring family with a history of shallot cultivation dating back to the 1800s. Entrusting him with their surviving shallot plants, Kevin's skillful nurturing led to a substantial harvest in 2008, allowing him to supply local Whole Foods stores and directly serve families by 2009. Brachgrove Farm doesn't stop at shallots; it boasts an array of crops, from Oxblood lilies and onions to corn and broccoli. Kevin's sustainable farming practices and commitment to providing fresh, locally grown produce underline his deep connection to the land and passion for cultivating a variety of delightful vegetables. The Lund Produce Company has been featured on TRF's Kim's List. Read the blog entry on 6 Sustainable Farms in Elgin You Can Buy Organic Produce From

Coyote Creek Farm

Farm & Ranch in Elgin - 3.55 mi

Jeremiah Cunningham, the owner of Coyote Creek Farm, founded the business in 1997. In 2007, they opened the first organic feed mill in Texas. It has helped farmers provide organic food to their animals while lowering the carbon footprint of farming. Their feed only uses certified organic ingredients approved by the USDA. Also, all grains they use are grown organically without herbicides, pesticides, and other chemicals. They offer feeds for turkeys, chickens, broilers, pigs, cattle, goat, sheep, and rabbits. Aside from feeds, the farm also offers grass-fed beef and pastured eggs. Want to try their products now? You can find them in retail stores and on Amazon.

SHAMBA – Sustainable Homestead and Microclimate Based Agriculture

Farm & Ranch in Elgin - 3.78 mi

SHAMBA is an acronym for Sustainable Homestead and Microclimate Based Agriculture. The word “shamba” also happens to mean homestead in Swahili, and perfectly describes the scope of the farm: small and managed mostly by hand. Founded in 2016 by Sarah Graham, an educator, yoga teacher, herbalist, beekeeper, and gardening enthusiast. Camp Sunflower sessions are also available. A guesthouse, vintage camper, and primitive camping sites are also available which is convenient for farm stays.  You may buy eggs, honey, herbal medicine and salves, and fresh herbs from them for your lovely home! You are sure to buy products grounded with clean, pure, and made with loving care for the land, animals, and most especially for you as a customer. SHAMBA has been featured on TRF's Kim's List. Read the blog entry on 6 Sustainable Farms in Elgin You Can Buy Organic Produce From

Youngs Prairie Dairy

Farm & Ranch in Elgin - 4.21 mi

At Youngs Prairie Dairy, we take pride in our well-kept ranch, offering state-certified Grade A Raw for Retail goat milk. Our Nubians and Alpines are not just livestock; they are part of our family, receiving the utmost care for their health and milk quality. We follow a holistic ranching approach, abstaining from herbicides and fertilizers, and providing our goats with a wholesome diet of alfalfa, grass hay, grain, and foraging. The result? A creamy, delightful goat milk without any lingering "goaty" taste. Since December 2011, Youngs Prairie Dairy has proudly held the Grade A Certified Raw Dairy license, ensuring the freshest and best-tasting goat milk.

The Vegetable Cart

Farm & Ranch in Elgin - 4.32 mi

The farm nests in a small 23-acre land with a colossal goal for the community. The Vegetable Cart wants to produce products that are human and environmentally friendly. Therefore, they only raise hormone-free sheep and cattle and plant pesticide-free vegetables. You'll also love the soaps they make! They make a combination of rice bran, coconut oil, and olive oil to ensure the soap is gentle, lathers perfectly, and not drying to the skin. Without preservatives nor artificial color, using their soap will be cleansing to you while not being harmful to you and the environment. You won't have to deal with allergies. Free-range eggs and baked goodies are something to look forward to while at the farm. Drive 2 miles from past the New Highschool, and you'll reach them at Elgin.   The Vegetable Cart has been featured on TRF's Kim's List. Read the blog entry on 6 Sustainable Farms in Elgin You Can Buy Organic Produce From

Martin Heritage Farm

Farm & Ranch in Coupland - 4.78 mi

Martin Heritage Farm, which is located in Coupland, Texas, is a family farm using sustainable farming to grow healthy food. They have pastured pork and poultry, rancher boxes, and smoked/cured ham. You can check out the details if you visit Martin Heritage Farm's official website, where you can also order if you can't visit the farm to order and buy items. If you frequent farmers' markets, you could spot Martin Heritage Farm selling here. For example, they set up shop at the Elgin farmers' market where they also accepted preorders from customers.

Pure Roots Farm

Farm & Ranch in Elgin - 5.01 mi

Pure Roots Farm offers produce that are pesticide-free,  herbicide-free, non-GMO, and hand cared for by their farmers. It is available for you to see just how much love goes into each plant from seedling to harvest. They are also "partnering with UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems for a new project that will allow students to study the benefits of indoor farming using Grow Solutions' AeroPod technology". Some of the produce they harvest include salad bowl lettuce, oregano, dill, sage and mint.  They also have microgreens like micro garlic chives, micro kale and micro purple kohlrabi. Pure Roots Farm has been featured on TRF's Kim's List. Read the blog entry on 6 Sustainable Farms in Elgin You Can Buy Organic Produce From

Little Om Farms

Farm & Ranch in ZZ No Location - 5.11 mi

Little Om Farms is 100% USDA Certified Organic. They make sure your food is safe for you and your family. Becoming certified is an expensive endeavor for the small farmer but it is worth it. They also take your health seriously and appreciate the standards and regulations behind this label.  Furthermore, this label means that your food has no chemicals in it, is Non-GMO, and is sustainably produced. You can find their vegetables at the "Texas Farmers' Market at Mueller". You can also check out their social media page for more updates. Even your "kiddos" will "love the peaches and the okra". You also "must taste the figs!"

Villa Klehr Farms LLCNo Own Retail Location

Farm & Ranch in Elgin - 6.34 mi

Villa Klehr Farms is a family-operated farm in Elgin, Texas that offers vegetables and meats. Practicing sustainable farming, this farm has the freshest produce like arugula, beets, carrots, green onions, spinach, sweet potato, radish, and Swiss chard. Oh, they also have some fresh strawberries too! And, on top of that, they also raise animals with the utmost care to provide the best grass-fed beef, chickens, goats, and sheep. You can order these products ahead of time for pick up at their gate.

Yegua Creek Farms

Farm & Ranch in Elgin - 7.28 mi

Located in the charming town of Siloam, Texas, Yegua Creek Farms proudly preserves a heritage steeped in tradition. Our farm is more than just a destination; it's an open invitation to delve into history. We specialize in cultivating exquisite pecans and offering a variety of pecan-based products. Beyond our orchards, you'll discover a delectable assortment of specialty bread and other irresistible baked goods. Join us in savoring the essence of our past while enjoying the flavors of the present. Yegua Creek Farms is where history meets taste, and you're invited to partake in both.

Farmstead 42, LLC

Farm & Ranch in Elgin - 7.41 mi

You run the risk of running out of superlatives if you have experienced Farmstead 42, LLC. They have great produce like sweet dumpling squash, white Russian kale, lettuce, and radishes. They sell farm-fresh, pasture-raised eggs. They have yummy and healthy gluten-free sourdough boules, gluten-free sourdough, and muffins. They exert effort so that buying from them is easier for you by selling at the farmers market, on the farm, and offering to have it delivered right at your doorstep. They are indeed awesome people!

Tiemann’s Tasty ProduceNo Own Retail Location

Farm & Ranch in Coupland - 7.69 mi

You will "get food from Tiemann's Tasty Produce at the farmers market on Saturdays all the time" and the "best fresh veggies". Owned by an "awesome family", the owners are a "hardworking family". You can expect "fresh produce every week at Wolf Ranch Market" and "you will be very pleased" when you buy their produce. Enjoy "wonderful fresh green beans, black-eyed peas, okra, zucchini, and peaches". There are also some large red tomatoes, red potatoes, a few sweet potatoes, lots of jalapeño, banana, bell and salsa peppers, peach jam from their very own peaches. Check out their Facebook page for any updates. They will not be at the market for a while until their winter crops start producing.

Outpost Family Farms

Farm & Ranch in McDade - 8.24 mi

Discover The Outpost Family Farms, your premier source for pasture-raised pork and free-range poultry. We proudly employ regenerative methods to nurture our land, ensuring the finest nutrients for our animals. Our journey began in the pastures of Austin, where we witnessed the remarkable superiority of our meat in flavor, texture, and color compared to grocery meat. This beef experience ignited our curiosity about regenerative agriculture, prompting us to dive deep into its practices. Today, we operate a thriving farm, dedicated to our passion for sustainable and superior quality meat. Join us on our journey of excellence and sustainability at The Outpost Family Farms!

Down Home Ranch

Farm & Ranch in Elgin - 8.37 mi

Founded in 1989, "Down Home Ranch is a wonderful nonprofit that serves people with disabilities". "In order to fund their mission, they grow and sell beautiful flowers and plants in 11 commercial size greenhouses". Most of the employees in this place have Down syndrome, autism, TBI or another condition. This 410-acre, entrepreneurial farm and ranch, is also "open to the public for shopping". "Apart from their nursery, they have a gift shop full of handmade products by their residents, fresh chicken eggs, naturally raised Wagyu-Angus beef and more". When you are passing by "Elgin, Taylor, Lexington or Coupland area", stop by Down Home Ranch. "The drive out is beautiful and their location is definitely worth stopping in and checking out".

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