Meet the cool, calm and collected Jacobus from Rosenhof farm. I caught up with him to learn more about his passion for farming and the success they have had on the farm over the years.
Adele Bain is a dairy farmer based in the Gamtoos Valley in the Eastern Cape that is passionate about sustainable farming. Read more to get a closer look into her life.
Consumers play a crucial role in the success of a manufacturing business. Supporting business that is detrimental to our environment suggests that we are not concerned about future generations and the environment. Ensuring accountability and safe guarding of the environment is therefore in our hands.
Jason’s main point of reference is learning from nature, and applying natural principles in managing his pasture and cattle herd. Their approach to agriculture at Boschendal is: “Working with nature, producing real food”.
Have you ever wondered why farmers take care of their animals? Read this blog to find out more about animal welfare and how farmers can measure it.
Having been in the dairy industry for just over 10 years, Rufus Dreyer is one of the early adopters of sustainable dairy farming practices in the area. He runs a farm just outside Humansdorp, close to Oyster Bay. Find out more about Rufus and his insights about dairy farming.
Maizie is one of the few female dairy farmers in South Africa and her family farm is based in Oyster Bay in the Eastern Cape. I had a wonderful opportunity to ask her a couple of questions regarding her life experiences and of course, farming.
Mutualism is a symbiotic relationship that benefits all parties, which is the relationship we strive for on the dairy farms we work on.
Sustainability’s core principles are ensuring economic viability, environmental health, and societal comfort. What we need is sustainable food security in order to prepare for the projected rise in population.
Wendell Berry said: “A significant part of the pleasure of eating is in one’s accurate consciousness of the lives and the world from which the food comes.” I wonder how often we think about the journey which our food has taken to get to our plates.
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