Dear Reader This past weekend we had the great privilege of having Nicolas Joly visit Spier as part of the Secret Festival. His 4 hour lecture on Saturday was fascinating and stimulating. Here are three articles he left with us. Thanks for reading them. You
Dear Reader/Greenhouse Gas Emitter. Unless you eat our beef that comes off the Spier Wine Farm (it is rollermarked SPIERPR), your act of eating beef contributes to greenhouse gas emissions/global warming. You can now buy our beef generated carbon credits from these guys at Credible Carbon.
My old school buddy, мальчик Andersson, was down from the high country over the weekend and he got this shot of our hens eating non GMO pasture (their laying mash is also non GMO), free to range where they like (unlike all other “free range” operations),
Dear Reader The two main issues are first, that by using this manure you could be inadvertently be applying a herbicide to your land and second, you could be endangering the health of your cattle if you feed them this manure. Fortunately for me, the
All these photos have been taken by the amazing Eva van Niekerk over the last month. Click on her name to get to her website. This is SP 1301.He will be given his Zulu name at weaning. The first Limousin Bull calf born this year
We slaughtered and delivered our last pasture reared chickens last week. Economies of scale are the three words that best encapsulate why we closed. We are 1/5 of what we should be. In order for use to reopen we need to make a capital investment
Hello there My apologies for being absent from cyberspace for so long. I have been getting the farm ready for the season. This was filmed last week. I will be here again soon. Stay well.