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You and your money. Essential course for all workers.

You and your money. Essential course for all workers.

The single biggest stress for our farm workers is money management. Thankfully Louisa le Roux, pictured below with our vineyard staff, has designed an excellent course. She, amongst others, draws on psychology, explains the difference between wants and needs and the different types of saving etc etc. This course is 5 hours long. She comes […]

Craig Foster farm photos – May 2018

Craig Foster farm photos – May 2018

It was a blessing to have Craig and his wife Swati, visiting. One of most exciting projects that Craig is involved in is here. Enjoy his photos of our outdoor pigs and laying hens.   Angus 4 May 2018  

This relates to taking farmland (specifically white owned) without compensation.

This relates to taking farmland (specifically white owned) without compensation.

Before we delve into this issue lets be clear that this is just another example of the tactic, by the ANC primarily, to divert from the mismanagement of the country whilst trying to loot what remains. It is directly from the Robert Mugabe textbook on governance. Examples abound, the most recent being the Coligny drama. […]

Our online shop is open

Our online shop is open

A massive thanks to Yolande, in the middle in the photo below, and her husband Francois for enabling this. It feels like we are growing up. All you need to do is click on SHOP NOW and follow the instructions. To celebrate we have released our salami sticks. As with all our butchery products we […]

The drought shrinks my business. First shoe to drop is eggs.

The drought shrinks my business. First shoe to drop is eggs.

We are, with immediate effect, closing half of our egg operation. Please read this entire post as it explains why and then lists the clients that will continue to receive eggs from us. Last Friday our irrigation quota was cut again and consequently we have no Theewaterskloof water with which to irrigate our pastures anymore […]

4 price increases

4 price increases

We are increasing the prices on 4 items. Eggs, chickens, beef snapsticks and gammons. As of the 24th of October 2017 our egg price will increase by 8.5%. This is due to two factors. 1. We increased our staff pay by 9% last month. 2. The protein source in our chicken feed is now the […]

DOUBLE SMOKED BACON

DOUBLE SMOKED BACON

Herewith an explanation of how we make our double smoked bacon. It is one of the products that we produce in our on farm butchery. We don’t add nitrates or nitrites to any of our products. If you want to read about the dangers of nitrites and nitrates, make sure you have enjoyed your last helping […]