Hello. My name is Barbara. My husband and I bought 44 acres near San Antonio, TX. When we bought it, it had sat unused for years. All the pastures were overgrown with post oaks. No one cared for the well, so it had caved in. We bought a repossessed mfg home, put in a well and an aerobic septic. Since there's clay underground, the septic didn't pass the perc test. So we got the aerobic set up that doesn't need leach lines. It cleans the water, then it comes out sprinklers. I don't have money for cattle yet, so I lease the land to someone with cattle. I'm getting the land cleared for free by a guy in the firewood business. I work full time as a nurse in San Antonio. I just want to say, it takes a lot of cash to get started. I really admire the Amish, Mennonites and Hutterites and would like to start a little community where we grow organic produce and meat goats. It's really a beautiful place here--covered with wild flowers and beautiful trees. I'm leaving the largest trees and only having the spindly ones cleared.
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