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Slowpoke Farm is a 20 year chemical free farm, south of Cisco, Texas. Our operation is diverse. We raise some livestock; jersey cows, heritage pigs an[...]
By Joy
February 26th, 2020
It’s what’s happening at Slowpoke right now: grafting trees and feeling grateful about being reviewed in Texas Monthly! At the farm house, you can[...]
By Joy
February 10th, 2020
When we talk to people getting started in farming or gardening, we have a couple things we share with every person.  First, we tell them to start sma[...]
By Joy
April 23rd, 2019
How To Prepare Pecans After a few people asked me about soaking pecans, something they read in the newspaper article, I decided to share a little more[...]
By Holly
October 28th, 2018
Last summer a customer gave me some delicious yellow cherry tomatoes from their garden. He had planted them years ago, but they come back each year a[...]
By Joy
August 17th, 2018
Where’s the okra? It’s mid July and there has been very little okra on the tables at the Farmers Market. Our plants are doing well, but are just [...]
By Joy
July 20th, 2018
Absolutely nothing makes a farmer happier than rain falling on his dry, parched land. There has been rain in the area and all around us, however, thi[...]
By Joy
July 13th, 2018
I guess preparing for next year, in the beginning of July, may not sound like a Slowpoke characteristic, but we are doing it. All the garden rows are[...]
By Joy
July 6th, 2018
Even Bunny sees the benefit of a well mulched garden. Our only complaint is when she tries to remove the mulch to lay in the cool, moist dirt. Once a[...]
By Joy
June 29th, 2018
Why grass-fed? The answer is pretty simple; grass-fed is better for YOU, for the COW and for the ENVIRONMENT. The definition of grass-fed can be misl[...]
By Joy
April 20th, 2018