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How many weeks till Christmas ?

September 21st, 2018

This year we also offer businesses the opportunity to spoil their clients or colleagues with something truly memorable – joy-giving things from our farm. The handpicked items in the Babylonstoren online shop is produced as a labour of love, nurtured by skilled hands and brought to life by the thoughtful selection of materials and ingredients.

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All a-buzz about raw honey

September 19th, 2018

All honey we use in the restaurant and sell in the farm store is raw and unfiltered, which has inspired the question from one of our visitors: What is raw, unpasteurised honey, and is it good for you?

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Introducing our new white blend, Candide 2018

August 29th, 2018

What is the secret to happiness? If you were to ask Candide, the protagonist in Voltaire’s satire by the same name, it is that we ‘must cultivate our own garden’.

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The most zesty citrus varieties to know

August 1st, 2018

Citrus is the world’s most important tree fruit crop and at Babylonstoren we take great pleasure in celebrating this versatile and much-loved fruit.

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Rediscovering the citron

July 19th, 2018

Three years ago our exotic grower, Anton Roux, planted two very rare trees in the Babylonstoren garden: Etrog citrons. A now lesser-known variety of citrus, the citron was once a kitchen staple with cultural and religious significance and medicinal properties.

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