Texas Farms and Ranches Advocating Slow Food USA

Texas Farms and Ranches that are members of Slow Food USA advocate for good, clean, and fair food for all. Many of the members produce organically grown fruits and vegetables, and raise humanely grown livestock for use in many farm to table restaurants around Texas.

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Agarita Creek Farms

Farm & Ranch in Fredericksburg, Texas

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, […]

Appleby Community Farm

Farm & Ranch in Nacogdoches, Texas

Appleby Community Farm is a nine-acre farm that produces organic vegetables in the Nacogdoches/Lufkin area. Initially, they wanted to run a bed and breakfast when they purchased their land last 2007. However, they had an unexpected detour and directed their attention to farming. When Appleby Community farm started, they wanted to promote organic vegetables and […]

Bandera Grassland

Farm & Ranch in Bandera, Texas

Land to Market verified and a member of the Livestock Conservancy, the Bandera Grassland has been producting highly-nutritious meat since 2003. Their meat contains higher in protein, beta-carotene, vitamin-e, omega 3, and conjugated linoleic acid. They are able to promote superior taste and consistent tenderness through dry-aging, grass-feeding, and grass finishing. Each breeding step they […]

Barking Cat Farm

Farm & Ranch in Rockwall, Texas

The Barking Cat Farm “locally grows flowers, vegetables, and herbs”. Their main farm is Hunt Country while they also have a small acreage at Rockwall Hunt at the North East of Dallas, Texas. Founded in 2004, the Barking Cat Farm “uses organic methods in growing their flowers, herbs, and vegetables” that don’t ship well or […]

Boggy Creek Farm

Farm & Ranch in Austin, Texas

Boggy Creek Farm offers a slice of history of Austin and the property gives a unique glimpse of life in mid-19th century Austin, TX. Carol Ann Sayle and her late husband Larry Butler owns and operates the historic working urban firm. Once a foreclosed property prior to their purchase of the area in 1992, they […]

Cold Springs Farm CSA

Farm & Ranch in Weatherford, Texas

In Weatherford, Texas, you can find Cold Springs Farm Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) that opened in 2000. They specialize in quality heirloom, rare and commercially extinct fruits and vegetables. Also, they have free-range chickens, turkeys, red wattle, Mangalitsa, American Guinea Hogs, and bees. Moreover, they practice only sustainable forms of agriculture. On top of that, they […]

Donna’s Farm

Farm & Ranch in Beaumont, Texas

Donna’s Farm in Beaumont, Texas, grows over 70 varieties of vegetables and herbs every year. The farm is committed to using sustainable farming practices. They don’t use any chemicals, pesticides, or fertilizers. For Donna’s Farm, it is important to eat local food and knows where the food comes. Looking back, Donna’s Farm only starts with the seeds, then the […]

Eden’s Organic Garden Center and CSA farm

Farm & Ranch in Balch Springs, Texas

Located fifteen minutes southeast of Dallas, get your organic gardening and farming needs from Eden’s Organic Garden Center now. In under five miles, you can reach the farm and enjoy their products. Marie Tedei, the founder of the farm, established the business in 2008. But, they have been sharing their produce to the community in […]

Finca Pura Vida

Farm & Ranch in Fayetteville, Texas

Finca Pura Vida offers over a hundred heirloom vegetables and several varieties of heritage animals. Finca Pura Vida lives up to their promise of giving back more to the soil that what they take. Therefore, all of their plant and animal products contain more vegetables than any other organic and supermarket produce. The owner Edgar applies […]

Green Gate Farms

Farm & Ranch in Bastrop, Texas

The Green Gate Farms was restored by Skip Connett and Erin Flynn. They left their corporate careers in public health and with little knowledge on community-supported agriculture. Despite this, they set out to restore the historic Green Gate Farms. Their mission/vision was to create “a community (food) resource for neighbors of all incomes” and to […]

Hope Farms HTX

Farm & Ranch in Houston, Texas

The Hope Farms in Houston, Texas, is a 7-acre urban agricultural operation. It was a project of Recipe for Success Foundation organized in 2005. Hope Farms “wants to lessen the number of people in the US who are suffering from health problems”. These problems include obesity, heart disease, diabetes, by changing their eating habits. They […]

Johnson’s Backyard Garden

Farm & Ranch in Austin, Texas

Brenton Johnson started gardening in his backyard in 2004. By 2006, he was able to start Johnson’s Backyard Garrden, a small community-supported agriculture (CSA) program with about 30 members. The small backyard operation eventually took over the grounds of the house, and Brenton decided to move to a larger 20-acre lot. He quickly outgrew that […]

Jolie Vue Farm

Farm & Ranch in Houston, Texas

Jolie Vue bought and established the Jolie Vue Farm in 1989. She dedicated all of her work on the restoration of the land’s flowers, grass, and plants for over ten years to become a self-sustaining farm. She believed in becoming a land healer first before becoming a real, sustainable farmer. Today, she grows pastured pigs, […]

Law Ranch Cattle Company

Farm & Ranch in Houston, Texas

Ray Law’s dad founded the Law Ranch Cattle Co. in 1952. While Ray continued a path in teaching, he is still helping his dad on the farm. Later, he decided to choose farming over a teaching career, and he hasn’t looked back since then. He and Amy (his wife) are both committed to producing beef […]

Montesino Ranch

Farm & Ranch in Wimberley, Texas

Three miles outside of Wimberley, Montesino ranch offers an accessible events venue and a sustainable farm. In Spanish, ‘Montesino‘ means mountain destiny. With its 225-acre land size, you can fulfill your mountain dreams for special events without having to travel too far. While the scenic and rustic destination are well-received for its architecture and landscape, […]

Mozzarella Company

Artisan Food Producer in Dallas, Texas

The Mozzarella Company is known internationally for their high quality, “award-winning cheeses”. It is a small artisanal cheese factory established in the Deep Ellum section of Downtown Dallas that produces a wide array of handmade award-winning cheeses with farm-fresh cow’s milk and goat’s milk. They have fresh cheeses like Fresh Mozzarella, Bocconcini, Burrata, Mozzarella Rolls, […]

Pendleton Ranch

Farm & Ranch in Gainesville, Texas

Ron Plis and Kathey DeOrnellas started ranging in the Pendleton Ranch in 2014. Since the ranch itself has been around for over a hundred years, the two began by keeping themselves busy in restoring the land. To bring back the land’s former beauty, they have cleared invasive plants. Their efforts ultimately lead to the meat […]

Profound Kitchen

Artisan Food Producer in Allen, Texas

Headed by Executive Chef Nick Walker, the Profound Kitchen utilizes the freshest farm ingredients and transforms them into value-added products & meal kits! They have ultra-unique salad dressings, salad dressings, sauces, and other products guaranteed to give a chef twist to your food wherever you are!

Rae-Lili Farm

Farm & Ranch in Corpus Christi, Texas

Rae-Lili Farm is owned by a couple providing the freshest vegetables by following the natural principles in growing. Offering all heirloom varieties and that also includes an assortment of Italian and Asian greens. You will be “hooked” on their “heirloom varieties”. You will even “look forward” to what they “have in store”. “The array of […]

Rehoboth Ranch

Farm & Ranch in Greenville, Texas

The Hutchins Family manages and owns the Rehoboth Ranch. The ranch got its name from Genesis 26:22. With the goal to produce delicious, humanely-raised, and optimally nutritious food, the farm offers 100% grass-fed lamb and beef and pastured chicken, eggs, and pork. While the farm does not raise chicken, they partner with the best local […]

Renaissance Chicken

Farm & Ranch in Sealy, Texas

Providing valuable information on free-range eggs, Renaissance Chicken is Houston’s chicken guru! This place is also a hatchery, a breeder of rare and hard to find breeds, and a cage-free egg seller sitting on ten acres that have been organically maintained for over ten years. The owner, “Camille is professional and knowledgeable!!” Her farm offers […]

Rose Creek Farm

Farm & Ranch in Sunset, Texas

Pamela and Ronnie Johnson established the Rose Creek farm in Wise County in 2005. On 30-acre farmland, the farmers at Rose Creek Farm grow crops, herbs, chickens, and turkeys. Moreover, the farm is certified naturally-grown. Therefore, they only focus on growing certified organic seeds and heirloom varieties. To sustainably support the farmland, they practice natural […]

Shady Grove Ranch

Farm & Ranch in Jefferson, Texas

Matt and Jerica Cadman established Shady Grove Ranch in 2008 to have steady access to pastured meat. Before, Matt has always had an autoimmune intestinal disease which he wished to cure through sustainably farmed food. In 2011, he was able to stop taking medications and live a better life worry-free. Customers love their beef. Here’s […]

Tecolote Farm

Farm & Ranch in Manor, Texas

The longest-running CSA in Texas award goes to the Telecote Farm! With over 2-years of farming experience, the farm has continued to be certified organic until today. It is also 100% solar-powered! While the family moved in 1993 to the farm, they have officially opened it in 1994. In 2010 and 2012, Telecote Farm got […]

Tejas Heritage Farm

Farm & Ranch in Houston, Texas

With 20-acre farmland, Cheri and David produce the most exceptional quality wild boar and rabbit in Southeast Texas. The location of Tejas Heritage Farm allows them to pasture-raise and woodland-raise all of their wild animals. It also sits 35 miles away from the market. This advantage allows them to reduce transport costs through a lesser […]