Farmer plants seeds of change by letting animals go to work

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Farmer plants seeds of change by letting animals go to work

The former stockbroker has not caged any of his animals since he started farming in 2008

Sumin Woo

Everything on Angus McIntosh’s Stellenbosch farm runs to a rhythm.

“We farm biologically, not mechanically,” said McIntosh, who has not caged any of his animals since he started farming in 2008.

The stockbroker-turned-farmer sets some of the tempo himself – three times a week at 7.30am, McIntosh gathers Ezibususweni’s 50 farmworkers in a circle to hold hands, sing and stretch to help facilitate teamwork...

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