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Food produced in violence begets violence.

Food produced in violence begets violence.

Hello There are many very well explained reasons for the upsurge in violence in this already violent country. One that has not been properly explored is referred to in the title. We are the only country in the world where the staple diet is GMO

Malnutrition starts in the soil. The paradox that is agriculture.

Malnutrition starts in the soil. The paradox that is agriculture.

Hello Obesity, starvation and infertility are all forms of malnutrition which starts in the soil.   1. We, South Africa, are now the third most obese country in the world. Sugar, which is in all processed foods which most of the population consume as their

I am moving my beef to my other label. Temporarily.

I am moving my beef to my other label. Temporarily.

Dear Reader I am a shareholder in a company that provides grass fed beef. The animals have never eaten grain and are not raised on growth hormones (which sterilise the animal but according to scientists are fine for you to eat). We also pay the

Why we chose to plant our pastures this past week.

Why we chose to plant our pastures this past week.

Hello Farming BioDynamically is about farming in harmony with nature. In particular the energies that enable fertility and fecundity. We have just planted 20 hectares which takes our total hectares under irrigation to 126. The pastures are for our global warming reversing cattle and Eggmobile

Why I am abandoning my non GMO chicken feed…for now.

Why I am abandoning my non GMO chicken feed…for now.

A few months after this post and ever since we have been able to feed our animals non GMO feeds made by Profile Feeds in Paarl – Angus, 16 February 2021 In the five years that I have been farming this is the most depressing

Shelterbelts. Part of our pasture management system.

Shelterbelts. Part of our pasture management system.

Hello dear Reader If you look closely at the above photo, taken in October 2013, you can see a bumble bee in the middle of the picture enjoying the nectar of the keurboom (virgilia oroboidies). This tree was planted in our first shelterbelt alongside our