Top 10 farm stalls in South Africa

Posted by Bronwyn Douman on 12 December 2013 Tags:, ,

If you are driving along the coast or in and around your city, why not make a stop at a farm stall for some tasty treats and wholesome preserves. These 10 farm stalls across the country offer South African favorites. Indulge in warm, baked bread. Fresh, juicy fruit and vegetables. A delectable variety of confectioneries, savouries and sweets to tickle your taste buds this festive season.

Farm stalls in the Western Cape

 

Peregrine Farm Stall

An hour from Cape Town on the N2 and R321 intersection at the turn off to Grabouw, you will find Peregrine Farm Stall. It has been providing fresh farm produce and warm country hospitality to locals and travellers since the 1960s. Situated in the heart of apple country, you will find fresh, juicy apples and pears. This farm stall is a one-stop-shop for sweet and savory treats – from honey to chocolate, preserves to berries, to steaming fresh bread, mosbolletjies and a wide range of rusks, quiches, pies and more. Hours: 07h30 to 18h30.

Contact

Tel 021-848-9011, email [email protected], www.peregrinefarmstall.co.za

 

Farm Stalls, South Africa, Peregrine

Peregrine Farm Stall on the N2 at the turn off to Grabouw is a one-stop-shop for sweet and savory treats.

West Coast Farm Stall

If you are visiting the fishing town of Yzerfontein on your journey up the coast, make a stop at the West Coast Farm Stall at the corner of R27 West Coast Road and the R315 Darling cross. This unique farm stall boasts nature and wildlife tours where families can view rare and endangered White Lion, White Tigers and Black Panthers. Order your dish from the restaurant menu of South African favorites like fish and chips, toasted sandwiches, pies, farm-style tripe and trotters, calamari and bobotie. Pay in the front while you browse the gift store or venture out into the bird sanctuary. Hours: Mon – Sun: 08h00 – 17h00. Hourly tours from 9:00 – 16:00 – R60 for adults, R30 for children ages 6-18.

Contact

Tel 27 71 658 9167, email [email protected], https://www.facebook.com/weskuspadstal/info.

 

Nature’s Way Farm Stall

Driving 2,5km on R102 to Nature’s Valley along the Garden Route, dairy lovers are in for a real treat. Nature’s Way is a family-run farm stall situated on a dairy farm.This traditional Farm Stall & Deli specializes in creating their own Loredo Farm Cheese made from fresh Jersey milk. Kids can see how the cows are milked while parents browse the farm stall for a variety of delicious homemade, local and imported cheeses, fresh farm milk and free range eggs. Also on offer are jams, honey and preserves, olive oil on tap, breads, arts and crafts and more. Hours: Mon – Sun: 09h00 – 17h00.

Contact

Tel 044-534-8849, email [email protected], www.cruisethecrags.co.za/chews/naturesway.html 

 

Farm stalls in the Eastern Cape

 

Nanaga Farm Stall

Conveniently located at the intersection of three main routes, namely the N2, R10 and R72, Nanaga Farm Stall lies 50 km east of Port Elizabeth. Well known for their mouth-watering lamb and mint pies, you can enjoy it in the courtyard under the verandah, or in the restaurant with a refreshing drink while you watch the kids in the play area. Bite into an old-fashioned roosterkoek served with a filling of butter, jam, cheese, bacon, eggs or fillet. Hours: Mon to Sun: 08h00 to 17h30 – including all Public Holidays except for Christmas Day and New Years Day.

Contact

Tel 041-468-0353, email [email protected], http://nanaga.co.za/

 

Farm stalls in the Northern Cape

 

Ouma Miemie’s Farm Stall

If you’re the type of traveller that is likely to stop when you see signs like, “coffee shop”, “teekamer” and “arts and crafts” then Ouma Miemie’s Farm Stall in the Main Road, Kenhardt is your next destination. Walk in and feast your eyes on the wide selection of marmalades, jams, jellies and chutneys. Farm-style potbrood, vetkoek and roosterbrood are on also sale. Do keep room for dessert as Ouma Miemies milk tart is delectable. Hours: Mon 08h00 – 17h00, Tues – Fri 08h00 – 20h00, Sat and Sun 08h00 – 19h00.

Contact

Tel 054-651-0695, [email protected].

 

Farm stalls in the Free State

 

Constantia Cherry Farm Stall

On the R26 between Fricksburg and Clocolan you will find Constantia Farm best known for their fresh cherries and cherry products. A cherry-licious taste adventure awaits. Make your pick between cherry liqueur, cherry ice cream topping, cherry juice, cherry farm breakfast, cherry smoothies and many more. Their milk tart and filled pancakes topped with secret cherry sauce is sure to tantalise your tastebuds. The restaurant has seating areas outside with a secure, fenced playground for kids.Hours: Mon to Sun: 08h00-17h00 (including public holidays).

Contact

Tel 27 73 259 7195, email [email protected], http://www.constantiafarmstall.co.za.

 

Farm stalls, South Africa, Constantia Farm Stall

On the R26 between Fricksburg and Clocolan you will find Constantia Farm Stall, a heavenly experience for cherry-lovers.

Farm stalls in Kwazulu-Natal

 

Pucketty Farm Stall

Outside Underberg on the R617 is one of our favourite farm stalls – from humble beginnings selling fresh farm bread, owner Serena Shaw’s establishment has expanded into a farmhouse, farm stall, art gallery, picnic venue and tea garden. Kids are kept entertained by the playground and farm animals, while adults can shop for padkos like pies, tarts, quiches, jams, preserves, pickled onion, jellies, pates, and ginger beer. Treat yourself to the handcrafted chocolate before you depart. Hours 08h00 – 17h00.

Contact

Tel 033-701-1035.

 

Mac Bananas Farm Stall

Along the South Coast on the R61, nestled between Palm Beach and Munster you will find Mac Bananas Farm Stall. If you’re craving anything from sweets and confectionery, canned goods and preserves to wine and fresh bread make a stop at their Food Emporium. Stock up on fresh fruit and vegetables, nuts, and a variety of cheeses. Hours 08h00-18h00.

Contact

Tel 039-319-1454, email [email protected], http://www.macbanana.co.za.

Farm stalls, South Africa, Mac Bananas Farm Stall

Along the South Coast on the R61 between Palm Beach and Munster is MacBananas Farm Stall. Welcome to the Food Emporium.

 

 Farm stalls in the North West

 

Jasmyn Farm Stall

Built in the shape of a honeycomb, this thatched-roofed farm stall building is hard to miss. Situated on the R511 just outside Hartbeespoort next to the Dutch-style Windmill Restaurant. Stocked in abundance with a variety of farm-style favourites – preserves to biltong, dairy products, fresh bread, fruits and vegetables, juices, baked goods and Jasmyn cheese factory’s selection of homemade cheeses. If you’re not hungry, buy a souvenir from the curios and gifts on sale, or go upstairs and pay a visit to the bookshop and CD store. Hours: 08h00 – 17h00.

Contact

Tel 012-259-1183, 27 82 578 4847

 

Farm stalls in Limpopo

 

Coach House Confectionary Farm Stall

If you’re on the hunt for sweet treats then look no further because the Old Coach Road, Agatha, Tzaneen is the home of nougat confectionaries. A decadent choice between macadamia honey, almond honey or hazelnut chocolate nougat is sure to delight. Make your pick and try out their range of brittles, shortbreads and biscuits. Hours 07h00-16h00 (Closed on 20th of December.)

Contact

Tel 015-307-1020, email [email protected], http://www.nougat.co.za.