Welcome to Texas Pioneer Woman. I share my experiences and knowledge from living on a 50 acre farm known as Gomez Family Farm. We have cows, pigs, chickens, honey bees and catfish. We also have a small vineyard, orchard, herb garden and vegetable garden. We use many homesteading skills on our farm.
In this episode I discuss my top 3 farm chores of the week: caring for a cow and her new calf, caring for a sow and her new piglets, and turning a forest into a usable pasture for cattle. This week’s feature topic is racking homemade wine. What is it, how do I do it, when and why I do it? I also discuss family farm finances of how I track my income and expenses.
In this episode I discuss my top 3 farm chores of the week: cleaning out the greenhouse, pruning the orchard, and having a big bonfire. This week's feature topic is how to make a raised garden bed by using a water stock tank. I also answer a farm guest's question, "What is it like being a farmer?".
I discuss this past week's farm chores of soaking corn for fermented livestock feed, fencing at night, cleaning out the farm shop, and fencing around the sow pig pen to protect the piglets from hawks. Today's feature topic is how to make a delicious homemade scone & biscuit mix to keep on hand in your own kitchen or for gift giving.
Learn about my farm where I live. I also discuss this week’s farm chores of bottling muscadine wine, fencing, cleaning the farm yard, and transplanting mint and cilantro. Today's feature topic is how to make homemade blueberry jam.