E&D Grass-Fed Beef is a family farm that has been "working tirelessly to put healthy food on your table." This family is raising 100% grass-fed cattle with absolutely no steroids, hormones or antibiotics. Their meat cuts and the quality of each bite has garnered rave reviews from their loyal patrons. "E & D grass fed beef is the best, outstanding high quality meat". It is "truly a cut above anything to be found in the store at any price! The flavor is incomparable, and regarding value, the lack of copious amounts of added water easily put this on par with the cost of regular conventional ground beef".
Behind the Oaks Farm sell Pasture to Table Grass-Fed Meat and eggs and also pasture-raised chickens. "The chickens are deliciously fresh and the Platt’s are great people to work with". You will always "look forward to getting out to the farms to see how it all works". You will be "grateful for local, fresh, healthy poultry" that they offer. They also have "locally raised, grass-fed beef for sale" and they have "some of the best-tasting beef you will ever eat". "Hands down". Check out their Facebook page for the updates they post about their farm. You can also order online at their website.
Rising Kale Farms is the first to be certified organic in San Antonio. Founded in An organic farm producing seasonal-organic fresh produce, farm-fresh organic free-range eggs. This farm sells out duck and quail eggs at the New Braunfels Farmers Market. Quail eggs contain five times more phosphorus, 7.5 times more iron, 15 times more vitamin B2 and 6 times more vitamin B1. Duck eggs are higher in traceable Omega 3 fatty acids which improve brain health and healthy skin. Visit the farm and "just enjoy the ambiance and an amazing dinner cooked right there on the farm!" They are also now making their way into the world of Hydroponics, or soil-less growing.
A grade-A creamery and dairy, Goatilicious LLC is an excellent source of fresh raw milk and farmstead cheeses. At the farm, animal welfare is their top priority. Therefore, all of their Registered Nubian Dairy goats and La Mancha Dairy goats receive utmost love and care. If you want to buy milk from them, you need to pre-order because the farm does not bottle their milk products until they have a sure buyer. Therefore, what you always get is the freshest milk straight from the animal. Aside from consumable dairy products, the farm also makes goat milk soaps, face creams, and lotions. On a side note, the farm also breeds donkeys and sells chicken and duck eggs. If interested to visit them, the farm is in between San Antonio and New Braunfels. It is only an hour away south of Austin. A happy customer said, "Amazing cheeses and AMAZING goats milk! Thank you for such quality products and friendly service."
Goatilicious LLC is a family owned, “Grade A” goat dairy and creamery that makes soft and hard farmstead goat cheese that are delicious! The goats at Goatilicious are registered with the herd name “Ragels Ziegenhof” since 1999. They breed Nubian and LaMancha Dairy goats. They are currently selling cheeses, chicken/duck eggs and high quality raw milk by the gallon. The life and welfare of the animals is their top priority. They are selling their products at local farmer's markets around the area. All milk needs to be pre-ordered because they don't bottle the milk until it is sold to insure that you get the freshest milk possible. They also sell soap and face and body creams out of the goat’s milk.
Talking Tree Farm is a permaculture farm cooperative in Guadalupe, Texas. They sell at the Pearl Brewery Farmers Market on Saturdays 9-1 pm and Sundays 10-2 pm. Not only involved in vegetable farming but they also assist in humanitarian services. Their posts regarding these are found on their Facebook page. Buy "some greens" from them and if you "didn't get to eat them till 3 or 4 days later", they are "still fresh". They may have their own style of keeping "them in the balloon bags" which makes them "still fresh". Updates on their farm are available on their Facebook page too. P.S. They have classes on their farm! So if you're interested in learning more about permaculture, do check them out!
Heavenly Gardens is an organic garden. Mr. Prevo, the man behind Heavenly Gardens, has been gardening for 40 years. This organic garden is located in San Antonio, Texas. Judging from the very healthy vegetables and flower plants you'll find in the garden should you stop by for a visit, it is clear that Mr. Prevo and his staff are all green thumbs. Did you know that Heavenly Gardens started a hashtag in their Facebook account that showcases what customers have been cooking using vegetables brought from Heavenly Gardens? If you want to see these posts in your newsfeed, simply follow them on their official social media accounts.
Struthoff Ranch Beef specializes in raising Registered Texas Longhorns. They practice a feeding regimen that is a combination of free grazing and grain finishing. Their cattle-raising practice allows them to graze the cows in open pasturing fields instead of feed lots. This produces high-quality cuts of beef that are free from any antibiotics, pesticides, and growth hormones while also respecting the animal's welfare.
Up in the roost is home to the most nutritious GMO-free eggs in San Antonio. For a few years, they have always raised chicken and fed them with their homegrown barley shoots and barley fodders. In 2017, they have discovered that barley is a microgreen. Therefore, they decided to add a few more microgreens to their farm. Now, sunflower, radish, and peas microgreens also dominate their farm table at the Legacy Farmers Market. They continue to feed their chickens with homegrown microgreens, including sumptuous leftovers from the market. With 40 times more nutrient than mature counterparts, their eggs and greens are guaranteed packed with nutrients. Get yours now and top your soups, mac n cheese, salads, poached eggs, and more with microgreens!
Hanson Family Farm is a small family farm located in Saint Hedwig, Texas. They are pasture-based operations, raising animals as they were meant to live. They "raise Large Black hogs", which are known for "great flavor and delicious bacon". Individual cuts and freezer bundles are also available for purchase. "Handmade soaps, made with fresh farm milk, seasonal fruits, and honey" are also available on this farm. They do not ship any of their fresh products. They do "on-farm sales and a couple of regular drop points" with scheduled deliveries. You can also visit them on Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm at the La Vernia Farmers Market.
Blanco Creek Farms is an all-in-one company: grower, packer, shipper, wholesaler, and processor. Blanco Creek Farms is confident because the members of the team are individuals coming from different areas of agriculture. This means the company understands the problems customers face, and their experience will make this company capable of providing solutions that work. Blanco Creek Farms is SQF Certified, and the focus of everyone in the company is food safety so that you don't have to worry about it. Blanco Creek Farms is located in San Antonio, Texas.
My Twisted Vines Urban farm offers Freshly Harvested Microgreens, Kosher Dill Pickles, Spicy Pickles, and Bread n' Butter pickles. They believe that "microgreens are packed with nutrients". Also, "while their nutrient contents vary slightly, most varieties tend to be rich in potassium, iron, zinc, magnesium and copper". "Microgreens are also a great source of beneficial plant compounds like antioxidants". You can see them at the Live Oak Farmers Market as well as Deerfield Farmer's Market. They also have available Mini Microgreens Kits. These kits "are a fun and inexpensive way to start growing your own microgreens".
Rows of plastic trays alive with the various hues of green and purple is an image you will typically associate with farms in the countryside. But this is from Urban Veg and this is the result of their urban farming. This is the best way to use urban spaces so that there is a good balance between growth and sustainability. And even though urbanism is synonymous with modern, Urban Veg sticks to traditional practices of using non-GMO seeds and refusing to use pesticides or herbicide. The result: healthy, nutrient-dense greens available to local, urban consumers.
In San Antonio, Texas, the Urban Mikros is a small family-run urban farm that is in the mission of rebuilding relationships with the farmer and the community. They have a vast range of delicious and super healthy micros and a variety of seasonal produce all grown locally. The farm believes in using NON-GMO seeds, and they employ 100% organic methods in their plots. All their seeds are natural, and most are an heirloom. They do not use any pesticides or herbicides during the growth of the cycles of their crops. One of their clients says, "The Urban Mikros offers super fresh greens that add flavor, nutrition, and a good crunch in any meal. The owner is passionate about good food. I would highly recommend the Urban Mikros" Furthermore, the Urban Mikros love to grow crops that anyone can't see at the grocery store along with growing nutrient-dense healthy microgreens. If you want to learn more about the farm, feel free to reach out! Visit their page and call them!
The Lowry Family, with the leadership of Wade and Raegan Lowry, manages and owns the W & R Farm and Ranches. With a goal to raises their children to the same ranching upbringing that they have experienced, the ranch seems to be on the right track. They teach their kids how to grow animals, the old-fashioned way. Aside from sticking to traditional, the farm tries its best to provide the best rate for their products. A satisfied customer particularly praised their pricing. "I loved every single cut of meat that I've ordered. We are so happy to find local grass-fed beef at a such a great price. Thank You!"
FreshWater Farms' vision is to provide chemical-free, highly nutritious produce and microgreens. They do this in an eco-conscience environment that leaves behind an almost non-existent footprint as we go. They have a "wonderful product" with "super cute packaging". Even also your "6- year old granddaughter" will also be able to "LOVED the veggies, especially the broccoli". It's truly a "great product!""Wow! Just wow!" will be your final say. "These tiny bits of immense flavor are absolutely unbelievable!" Furthermore, from Broccoli to Wheatgrass, they have what you need to satisfy your culinary needs or help alleviate your ailments. They also have microgreens that also add intense flavors and colors to heighten the dining pleasures.
They are working with the San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA). This place is San Antonio Eastside's first "gardopia" or garden utopia. A place where neighbors grow their food and transform their community. It is "a peaceful place to relax, engage in the community, and practice gardening". Gardopia Gardens is also "a great place to learn about organic gardening via hand-on learning". They are also a "great local resource for gardening". Furthermore, "they deliver a great composted gardening soil mix". Check out their website if you want to join their programs. These include Build-A-Garden & Optimization Program, Garden-Based Learning Program (GBL), Garden Volunteer Program, and Pearl Farmers Market Program.
The Granieri Family Farm is located in San Antonio. They sell fresh vegetables such as spinach, Swiss chard, carrots, beets, onions, and turnips at a store located inside the property. They also have pecans and firewood, as well as some various garden and home knick-knacks. The Ganieri family has owned and operated the farm Ganieri since the 1920s. Patty, Hickley, one of their happy customers says, "Old school; this is a traditional farm right in San Antonio. It doesn't get any more real than homegrown vegetables, cattle in the pasture, and a friendly greeting from Queenie the dog." Visit them today!
Hugh Fitzsimons owns and manages the Thunder Heart Bison. All of his bison lived in the tall and short native grasses of Texan prairies. With the help of Mr. Ted Herrera, a Coahuiltecan-Huichol, the farm harvest the happiest cows. Mr. Herrera does this by performing a Native American Ceremony and Ritual to all of the animals due for harvest. Every animal is blessed before life is taken away from them. The ritual removes fear and trauma from the animals, unlike in a regular slaughterhouse. They all die peaceful and calm. This is their secret to a tasty, tender, and profoundly nourishing beef. They produce meat that contains as many omega3 as salmon.
Green Bexar Farms works on building a farm that follows all the sustainable permaculture principles. Ultimately, they want to bring fresh and organic produce for the whole local community to enjoy. The farm offers the best combination of salad mixes and veggies for their CSA members. Check out their Facebook page to know how to register! You'll love what they have to offer on their CSA box! The farm also has a 5000 square feet greenhouse with a double-barrel wooden stove that they have handmade for the art of planting. The greenhouse has over seven hundred tomato plants inside. Visit them today!