East Texas Homestead Farms

East Texas Homestead Farms is a historic piece of land that was the homestead of one of East Texas's first naturalists. We offer a Bed and breakfast cottage as well as a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) venture. Our CSA is in our first year and our subscriptions for vegetables are currently sold out. We do welcome you to call us as we can sometimes provide non-subscription produce as our crops allow. We always have Lean Black Hereford Hamburger available in one pound packages.

Located just outside of Mineola, most buildings at Homestead Farms are constructed with materials recovered by the former owner from turn of the century structures. The heritage continues with the renovation of "The Cottage" at Homestead Farms. The cottage renovation was completed in 2010 utilizing materials that had been stored for decades in the former owners woodworking shop and outbuildings. "The Cottage" is available for overnight stays. The property is located just a few miles from Texas's premier bass fishing lake, Lake Fork, and a short drive to First Monday in Canton.

East Texas Farms is associated with PineHill Ranch, located directly across the county road from The Cottage and is known as Texas's top selling breeder of Black Hereford Cattle. www.blackherefords.com Black Hereford cattle roam the pastures of Homestead Farms.

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Listing last updated on Feb 2, 2012

Historic "Cottage at Homestead Farms" lodging available. Close to Lake Fork, Texas's premier bass fishing lake and First Monday in Canton. Registered Black Hereford Cattle ranch. Subscriptions available for packages including lodging, fishing, beef and produce. Call 214 728-6963 for information on renting this newly renovated historic cottage.



Season:  Year round

Type:  multiple farm

Since:  2010

Full Share:  $500 per year

1/2 Share:  $300 per year

Work Req?  No




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I have been receiving fresh vegetables from Homestead Farms for about six weeks now. In addition to the vegetables, the fresh eggs are a bonus! When I first fried up the first eggs, my girlfriend commented that these were the tastiest eggs that she had ever eaten.... [more]


This quaint little cottage is perfect to get away and enjoy the outdoors!! The cottage has been fully restored, while the charm and character of the house has not been compromised.... [more]


My stay at the cottage was wonderful. The size of the cottage is perfect and the setting is gorgeous. I agree with the previous visitor - the bed is very comfortable!... [more]

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