Bloomia is an exceptional agricultural “business in a building” that grows imported tulip bulbs for the local cut flower market. The production is 100% hydroponic and delivers tulips all year round. It is not only one of a kind in Africa, but one of only a handful in the world that farm hydroponic tulips all year round.
For the nine years that Langkloof Roses have been in the possession of Antoinette Louw and her husband, it has been used as a distributor of antique cut roses and a wedding venue. These days farming is the smallest of their income.
David has always dreamt of farming. His dream became reality as David had been interested in milk sheep for a long time. He read a lot about milk sheep, talked to other people and travelled overseas to gather more information about them. They wanted to be close to their market and eventually decided on a centrally situated town, Barrydale.
While in his office, Hennie hooks me up to the Rife scanner to scan my system for parasites. “It doesn’t look too bad,” he proclaims after a few minutes. I spot a few unwelcome internal guests on the report but Hennie brushes it off. “Be grateful you don’t have slugs in you!”