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Chicken soup for the soil – a soil amendment I recently applied

Chicken soup for the soil – a soil amendment I recently applied

One of the best things about my job is I get to see my mentors relatively regularly as the regenerative agricultural world is rather small. One of the pioneers of the movement in this country is Dick Isted. They farm near Lady Grey in the Eastern Cape. They have been building fertility there for many years. […]

Ways to enjoy our produce as of 21 February 2017

Ways to enjoy our produce as of 21 February 2017

Now that we have upgraded our product range we are updating how you can source our produce. The new products have no nitrates or nitrites added during production (Click here for more on this cancer free meat). If you don’t want to scroll through the photos from some of the work on the farm then please […]

No added nitrates or nitrites frankfurters (made with my beef), bacon, salami etc etc.

No added nitrates or nitrites frankfurters (made with my beef), bacon, salami etc etc.

As we have done with Carbon credits, (sold R204,994 worth of them last week. More on this story below.), outdoor broilers, on farm grass fed beef butchery and outdoor laying hens, we continue to try to emulate the regenerative farming pioneers in other countries. In that spirit, we have now launched the only no added […]

Free choice mineral licks. Update. Biological farming vs mechanical farming.

Free choice mineral licks. Update. Biological farming vs mechanical farming.

In February 2014  I wrote this article about free choice mineral licks. Since then we have expanded the range of minerals that are available to our cattle and we also now have free choice minerals for our pigs and for our laying hens. The principle remains the same. All soils are deficient, the plants growing […]

Our farming philosophies explained

Our farming philosophies explained

I was put in touch with these guys recently and if you click on those highlighted words (especially scroll down to the photos with their subtitles) you will get an erudite explanation of what the philosophical underpinning is to our grazing methodology. To understand what underlies how we farm in harmony with nature in the genuine […]