8698 River Bend Road
Oakwood, TX US
Christine raises cattle, sheep, pigs, turkeys and layers using Holistic Management and regenerative agricultural practices on 100 acres in East Central Texas. She direct markets the meat to customers and regularly holds events at the ranch. Christine has spent the first two thirds of her career in the corporate world trading agricultural commodities and in oil/gas marketing, and has been able to build and increase her ranch customer base by 300% since she became serious about ranching in 2016. She transitioned from what she calls her ‘homesteading’ stage, while she was in the corporate world, to almost full time ranching in 2016 after she graduated from HMI’s Beginning Farmer Rancher course in Texas (‘BFR’). She has been applying the tools and knowledge she gained during the BFR course to improve her triple bottom line (financial, social and environmental) in her ranching operation. Helping others achieve a better triple bottom line, especially in promoting their products, is a passion for her. She has trained and coached fellow farmers market vendors, as well as other producers, since 2016 in improving their marketing strategy and finances. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.