SOUTHEAST TEXAS FALL FARMS
2724 N China Road, Beaumont
What’s in Season: Storefront on a family farm that offers all natural & homemade health/beauty products. Special offerings to pet the baby farm animals.
When It’s Open: A frequent vendor at the Beaumont Farmers Market from 8-11am, then at the storefront from 12-4pm on Saturdays. Like/follow their Facebook page for schedule updates, changes, or special events.
Tips/Tricks: When you see their homemade goat milk fudge or caramels out, make sure to purchase right away. As a local favorite, those go FAST! While it is lovely seeing them at the farmers market (especially with the complimentary coffee), the little farm store is an instant happy place and a must visit…an adorable and aromatic space, pleasing to the senses. Plus, you get to mingle with the sweetest baby goats!
Chosen Weeds Farm
What’s in Season: Well-known for the popular “Junior Farmer” classes that include a tour of the homestead, hands-on experiences with gardening and animal care, craft time, product samples, and more. Be sure to subscribe for notifications to register. Chosen Weeds Farm also offers raw goat milk soaps, chemical free veggies, eggs, and chicks & ducklings.
When It’s Open: By appointment only. Like/follow Facebook page for the class events. Registration is required for all events. Find Chosen Weeds back at the Bridge City Farmer’s Market for the 2024 season.
Tips/Tricks: Check out www.thechosenweeds.com and subscribe to stay in the know about free open farm days, giveaways, classes, and more. This is a working farm, so make sure to dress appropriately.
11073 Kolemay Drive, Fannett
What’s in Season: “A Southeast Texas Farm using sustainable and biodynamic growing practices to grow nutrient dense produce and fresh cut flowers.” Offers a variety of produce, fresh & dried herbs, fresh cut flower bouquets, free-range eggs, and the list goes on! Seasonal sunflower pictures available also. Donna’s Farm also partners with local non-profit gardens, The Giving Field on Liberty Street and Mid County Victory Garden, to provide monthly produce boxes where a portion of sales goes back to the mission of providing fresh produce to nursing homes and feeding the hungry in our area. A local farm who is always quick to support and partner with other locals in order to assist in meeting the needs of the community!
When It’s Open: On-site stand is open Thursdays & Fridays from 2-6pm and Saturdays 1-4pm. Also, a frequent vendor at the Beaumont Farmers Market from 8am-11pm on Saturdays. Donna’s Farm will be closed for the month of August, but will reopen the weekend after Labor Day. Farm tours are by appointment only.
Tips/Tricks: Family friendly. No pets allowed, except for service animals please. $2 per person for farm tours. Enjoy chickens and dogs that help herd the animals roaming freely (welcome to pet if standing nearby).
Hammered Honey Farms & Mead
What’s in Season: A small, veteran owned, family run, honey farm and meadery that sells raw wildflower honey local to Southeast Texas, and focuses on custom honeywines and melomel meads. Working on licensing and expansions to offer a tasting room!
When It’s Open: Contact (409) 313-2001 or visit their Facebook page to schedule an appointment for special tastings or a tour of the facilities. Please like/follow on social media to stay up to date.
Tips/Tricks: The farm donates a percentage of honey sales to charities that assist families of fallen U.S. warriors.
Moore Honey Farm
9767 Bevil Boulevard, Kountze
What’s in Season: Local honey from Texas beekeepers. Local stores throughout SETX stock their honey and can be purchased year-round online through their website. These products make excellent, delicious, and unique gifts.
When It’s Open: Please like/follow their Facebook page to stay up to date when open tour days are scheduled.
Third Day Farm And Ranch
373 Cr 092, Jasper
What’s in Season: Pumpkin patch and hay maze during the fall. Many other seasonal products are available for purchase, including local honey, jams, produce, and more. What a variety you can find at this farm, just a little over an hour away!
When It’s Open: Monday-Friday: 9AM-1PM, Saturday: 9AM-4PM, closed Sundays. Follow their Facebook Page for info and updates, including weather closures. May also call Dan at 409-291-1456 in case of inclement weather, schedule changes, etc. They are happy to answer questions, schedule weekday field trips, and more. Tips/Tricks: Photo-ops available and portable restrooms on-site. Payments require cash or check only.
Local Farmers Markets, Community Gardens, & More
The Giving Field on Liberty St. (Beaumont): A non-profit garden with a mission to feed the hungry in our area with the help of all interested Golden Triangle schools and volunteers. Year round production of organic fruits and vegetables donated to local soup kitchens. Contact: Sharon Begnaud; 409-201-8702 (or ext 122).
Pear Orchard Community Garden/Farm (Beaumont): A local family-created community garden with a mission to educate and motivate the next generation by revitalizing the community through agriculture. Contact: Chef Delilah Johnson; 409-338-3712.
Slow Food Beaumont (Beaumont): raises “awareness about the fresh, local, and fair food of Southeast Texas and the enjoyment of shared foods.” Slow Food Beaumont is looking for volunteers to assist with the Mobile Produce Market and other food events in the community. Members enjoy monthly meetups, along with free, fun food events and field trips. Follow their Facebook page for announcements of 50 cent/lb. produce days and locations.
Mid County Victory Garden (Nederland): A non-profit community victory garden to educate those willing to volunteer their time and donate the produce to local senior citizen activity centers. If you have questions, or would like to schedule a group to volunteer, feel free to contact Desiree Kleypas, (409)223-0493, email@example.com.
Eclectic Acres Farm (Orange): Pasture-raised meat. Follow their FB for special Family Fun Days where families are welcomed to the farm to learn and explore firsthand. Frequents several local farmers markets. Currently accepting pre-orders for fresh Thanksgiving turkeys.
Sweet Bee Farm and Apiary (Woodville): Recently created Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) boxes for weekly pickup at the farm or Woodville Farmers Market. Supplies “unprocessed local raw honey, luxe handcrafted creamed honey, raw or infused as well as multiple flavors of infused honey” along with artisan small batch jellies and jams, seasonally.