Boomplaats Blog

Boomplaats Pot Roast

Here’s our favourite, easiest beef pot roast recipe. It’s perfect for Sunday afternoon lunch, impressing your dinner guests, or any time you want a really great, healthy beefy meal. Remember to use only top quality premium grass-fed, organic, free-range meat for best...

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Meet our sheep

Our Boomplaats flock of sheep is made up of various indigenous breeds: namely the Damara, the Ronderib Afrikaner, the Van Rooy, the Blackhead Persian and the European Merino. It’s interesting to note that the Van Rooy sheep were bred from Blinkhaar Afrikaner rams and...

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How to prepare organic beef tongue the Boomplaats way

Beef tongue is really easy to prepare so this isn’t really a recipe as such. If you haven’t cooked tongue before, you’ll know how to after this! Ingredients 1 to 2 kg of organic, grass-fed beef tongue A whole onion, chopped into quarters 5 cloves of garlic a bay leaf...

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Veld Rehab – how we do it

For decades commercial stock (cattle and sheep) farmers have degraded their natural pastures by incorrect grazing practices. They leave the animals in one camp for too long resulting in the animals only consuming the most palatable grasses and legumes. After the first...

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Boomplaats bug-buster blast

Our Bug-Buster Blast recipe was adapted from Jane's Delicious Garden. This is our version of Jane’s recipe for keeping bugging friends away from your plants. Ideal for organic farming fundis. Ingredients 2 onions 1 head of garlic 6 chilies Method Chop the onions,...

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Valentines Steak Marinade Recipe

February is the month of luuuuurve. Make sure you and your partner get some this Valentines. Love your health and get some healthy omegas and anti-oxidants from our grass-fed free-range organic beef. Make it extra special with this totally yummy marinade recipe...

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Boomplaats Festive Prime Rib – with organic grass-fed beef

Christmas in South Africa just isn’t Christmas without a proper roast. Boomplaats Rosemary and Garlic Rubbed Prime Rib, a rub featuring garlic and sea salt, treats organic prime rib right. Prepare it with our succulent free-range grass-fed organic beef. Here’s to health, happiness and great taste!

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Glyphosate and GMO crops: what you should know

Glyphosate is a broad-spectrum herbicide. It is used to kill ‘weeds’ and grasses that compete with crops. Monsanto brought it to market in 1974 under the trade name ‘Roundup’. Farmers quickly adopted glyphosate, especially after Monsanto introduced...

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Age before beauty: wet vs dry aged beef

The first time the phrase ‘Age before beauty’ was documented in the written English language was in 1873 in Scribner’s Monthly, a magazine published in America at the time. It refers to giving priority to an older person when entering a room or holding a door open....

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