Gita and Cas Vanwoerden planted their first seeds on the Animal Farm property over 20 years ago. The family was not impressed by supermarket produce and longed for the more flavorful produce.
Working five acres of leased land in Manor, Texas these two said they are getting back to their roots in the latest chapter of their farming journey, returning to the state where they learned to farm.
In addition to being one of the most environmentally sustainable farming practices, aquaponics allows operations like Crisp to grow vegetables year-round!
Shirttail Creek Farm remains completely intact after more than 150 years and sits on the rolling Blackland Prairie just outside Brenham, TX, about halfway between Austin and Houston.