Silver Fern Farms

Farming for the future: Meet the Silver Fern Farms 2022 Plate to Pasture winners

A dedicated focus on consumer needs, environmental sustainability and future planning has netted the multi-generational Donaldson farming family of Taumarunui the prestigious Silver Fern Farms 2022 Plate to Pasture Award.

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Silver Fern Farms Venison, Goat Cheese & Cranberry Sauce Vol-au-Vents

There’s no need to go out to dinner to enjoy restaurant-quality dishes when Silver Fern Farms’ delicious cuts of grass-fed lamb, beef and venison are the heroes of your meals.

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Silver Fern Farms Grilled Beef Eye Fillet Carpaccio with Rocket & Parmesan

Give yourself the best shot to enjoy restaurant-quality dishes with Silver Fern Farms’ delicious cuts of grass-fed lamb, beef and venison.

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Silver Fern Farms Lamb Mezze Platter with Couscous Salad & Grilled Vegetables

Silver Fern Farms’ delicious cuts of grass-fed lamb, beef and venison help create delicious summer meals, like this easy mezze platter.

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Sure Fire Tips: How to cook the perfect Silver Fern Farms steak

Wish you could cook steak at home like they do in top restaurants? Silver Fern Farms grass-fed red meat is of the highest quality and with these easy Sure Fire Tips, you’ll be serving up the perfect steak, every time.

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Sure Fire Tips: What you need to cook the perfect Silver Fern Farms steak 

Ask any chef and they’ll tell you that along with the right ingredients, having some useful tools in the kitchen is a key part of making a delicious meal. 

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Sure Fire Tips: How to serve the perfect Silver Fern Farms steak 

Some of the most important steps in cooking Silver Fern Farms red meat are at the very end of the recipe.

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Sure Fire Tips: Rare to well done – how to tell when your Silver Fern Farms steak is ready

One of the key things to learn when cooking with Silver Fern Farms grass-fed beef, lamb and venison is how to tell when it’s ‘done’.

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Sure Fire Tips: How to prep your Silver Fern Farms grass-fed red meat to perfection

When it comes to cooking Silver Fern Farms grass-fed red meat, the right preparation is key to ensuring it is cooked to perfection.

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Silver Fern Farms Lamb Loin Fillets with Dan Dan Noodles

Fragrant, fiery and flavoursome, it’s the distinct numbing sensation of the Sichuan peppers that make this dish so unique. Served with delicate and subtly sweet Silver Fern Farms Lamb Loin fillets, the irresistible flavours will have you coming back for seconds. 

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Silver Fern Farms Beef Flat-Iron Steaks with Mushroom Risotto

The rich umami flavours of brown mushrooms pair beautifully with Silver Fern Farms tender Beef Flat-Iron Steaks in this comforting risotto recipe that’s sure to become a family favourite. 

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Meet the Kiwi Farmers Giving Back to the Land to Create Award-winning Produce

A dramatic transformation in their son’s wellbeing thanks to a change in diet was the catalyst for Will and Abbie Foley to explore regenerative farming. Now they work together with their soil, their cattle and Mother Nature to create award-winning produce that meets Silver Fern Farms’ high standards of taste, tenderness and juiciness.

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‘We are custodians of the land’: The Silver Fern Farmers carrying on a legacy of regeneration

Fourth-generation farmers Allen and Jo Johnstone understand better than anyone how farming has changed since the days Allen’s great-grandfather, Wilfred Johnstone, worked the land. Now they have been recognised as winners of the prestigious Silver Fern Farms Plate to Pasture award for their superior beef and lamb, as well as their outstanding commitment to environmental sustainability and the future of farming in New Zealand.

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Meet the Nind family: From small beginnings to award-winning Southland farmers

Almost four decades ago, ‘two townies’, David and Pam Nind set out to be farmers. Today, they and their extended family run beef, venison and sheep stock across three highly successful farming properties totalling 1,400 hectares in northern Southland, and are one of Silver Fern Farms’ largest suppliers of venison across New Zealand.

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Aiming High at Lake Hawea Station

Home to the finest Merino sheep and purebred Angus cattle in the land, Lake Hawea Station in Queenstown Lakes District stands tall when it comes to producing high quality livestock from a carbon-positive environment.

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Japanese Barbecued Yakitori Skewers

The smokey flavours of these sweet and sticky Yakitori Skewers are sure to leave you wanting seconds…

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On the Farm with the Judsons

MiNDFOOD spends the day with Silver Fern Farmers Maurice and Renee Judson as they showcase their South Otago farm in […]

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Silver Fern Farms Galletly Hossack Downs property

We go behind the scenes of the Galletly Hossack Downs 2300-hectare sheep and beef property, where farmer Angus is proud […]

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Beef Medallions with Tomato Salad Recipe

Beef Medallions with Tomato Salad Recipe. Tender beef medallions served with a fresh tomato salad is the perfect spring dinner.  Serves […]

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Pine Nut Crusted Lamb Loin Fillets

Pine Nut Crusted Lamb Loin Fillets. This tender lamb loin salad is the perfect dish to welcome spring.  Serves 4   […]

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Herb & Garlic Crusted Beef

1 pack Silver Fern Farms New York Strip Steak Olive oil 50g (1.8oz) butter, melted, plus 50g (1.8oz)  extra, for […]

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Japanese Okonomiyaki Fritters

Step outside the box with your next dinner and try these delicious Japanese fritters topped with tender pieces of beef.

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Baked Kumara with Spicy Venison Mince

Adding some spicy venison mince to your next baked kumara is sure to take a classic family favourite to the […]

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Japanese Barbecued Yakitori Skewers

The smokey flavours of these sweet and sticky Yakitori Skewers are sure to leave you wanting seconds.

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