farms and produce

Get up close and personal with local produce

 

Chances are good that you have not been on a farm for a while.  Why not get a good look at where food comes from?

 

Here we put together everything that will make you and your family happy farm explorers.  You will go home an expert – with arms full of good, local produce.

 

Every year in October, the Prins Albert Landbougenootskap hosts the Prince Albert Agricultural Show.  This is an event not to be missed – prize winning animals, good entertainment and delicious food.

 

The village of Prince Albert grew from the first farm, Queekvalleij, established by Zacharias and Dina de Beer at the foot of the Zwartberg in 1762 and still supports an active farming community.  Local farms yield produce of incredible quality.  In the fertile valleys tucked into the folds of the Swartberg, farms produce deciduous fruit for export, wine, olives and figs.  On the farms of the Great Karoo flocks of sheep and angora studs provide meat, wool and mohair.

 

Go explore!

 

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, Prince Albert is proud home to the oldest Angora stud in South Africa.  Our producers have consistently produced some of the world’s highest quality clip, obtaining the highest prices for their moh...more

, , , Bergwater Wines, just 22km into the splendid Prince Albert Valley, is open for tastings and sales on the following days / times.     Monday - Thursday 9 am to 4:30 pm Friday - 9 ...more

, , , , , The dairy is a landmark in Prince Albert and no visit to the town is complete without a visit to the dairy.   Week Days: 7 am - 9 am / 10 am - 12 pm / 4pm - 5:30 pm Week Ends & Holid...more

, , , , , Swartrivier Farm is the oldest olive farm in the area and a true landmark of the Prince Albert community.   Beginning just beyond the town's doorstep, our farm stretches over 668 hectares o...more

, , Trading hours 7:30 am to 1 pm Monday to Friday.   Open for tasting by appointment only.     The Prince Albert Olives orchards were established from 2005 according to inte...more

, , , , Monday to Saturday - 9 am to 1 pm; afternoons by appointment Closed on Sundays   The Perolds' home is a SAWIS registered wine estate where they grow, make and bottle their own dessert an...more

, , , , , Buy real, good, Karoo meat from the Meatroom at Gay's Guernsey Dairy.   A family business through and through, we believe that quality meat should be enjoyed by all, especially in Prince Al...more

, , , , Open on weekdays from 9 am to 4 pm.  The Sanctuary is the home of the Depth Leadership Centre that works “beneath, between and beyond for a thriving psyche, community and planet”. We do a range o...more

, Mohair, the fleece of the Angora goat, is one of the world’s most exclusive, beautiful and sustainable natural fibres.   Clive van Hasselt was a visionary farmer with a passion for breedi...more

, , Weltevrede is a working farm, where we grow Adams figs and citrus fruit.  The Weltevrede valley lies 25 km from Prince Albert and is surrounded by the Swartberg Mountains.   Visit us duri...more

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