Article posted by Farmer's Weekly Magazine

Brewing craft beer in the Cederberg

Brewing craft beer in the CederbergTwo sisters from the farm Kromrivier in the Cederberg are brewing up a storm with their premium-quality craft beers, and at the same time contributing to the region’s ecotourism. 

With its natural beauty and large areas of unspoilt wilderness, the Cederberg is one of South Africa’s favourite ecotourism destinations. At the same time, these attractions have made it increasingly difficult for farmers to survive here on primary production alone. Farming livestock is challenging because the region has been declared a leopard conservancy, while growing fresh produce such as citrus and wine is difficult because of the poor quality of the roads leading to the markets.
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