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Totally inspired by Charles Massy and his Call of the Reed Warbler.

Totally inspired by Charles Massy and his Call of the Reed Warbler.

There is so much to say about this amazing man and his great book that I will just focus on three things. First, he really cares. You can actually see this if you watch his TED talk here. Second, he speaks from real experience of having made big, positive and hard changes in his life. […]

Whisked eggs. Your easiest omelettes and scrambled eggs.

Whisked eggs. Your easiest omelettes and scrambled eggs.

When laying hens come into lay (which our Eggmobile inhabiting hens do every 16 weeks – click here and here for some videos of these hens in action) they start by laying small eggs called pullet eggs. We have not found a market for these eggs and so instead of feeding them to our pigs […]

Cooking with PJ Vadas: Bacon and Eggs Pesto Cups

Cooking with PJ Vadas: Bacon and Eggs Pesto Cups

Bacon & Egg Pesto Cups Ingredients: 7 whole Farmer Angus eggs 200ml cream 40g feta cheese 1 cup mushrooms – roughly chopped 1 cup Farmer Angus bacon – roughly chopped 1 Tbs pesto ½ cup grated parmesan cheese   Method Fry the chopped bacon in olive oil until crispy and set aside. Fry the mushrooms […]

Waste is a wonderful thing. Chicken feathers as soil food.

Waste is a wonderful thing. Chicken feathers as soil food.

We are more than a year into mulching our vineyards with chicken feathers. What started off as an experiment is now a cornerstone of our vineyard management program. A mulch is a soil cover of organic material. We tried for years to find sheep’s wool so that we could do what Johnny Ferreira does in […]