Farmer Green’s Blog

Celebrating the pioneers of the sustainable food future we so urgently need. From Family Farms to young farmers, food systems, indigenous knowledge, preserving and preparing food to planet friendly living.

At Green Acre Living we recognise what’s possible on just one acre of good ground if we live in partnership with our local ecologies, recognise the abundance available to us and listen to the voices of our forefathers. These pages are a collective meme of shared knowledge to encourage old timers and emerging land guardians, whatever size land you are the custodian of, while celebrating our emerging story of interconnected prosperity.

Izindaba Zokudla

Izindaba Zokudla

Dr. Naudé Malan is Senior Lecturer in Development Studies at the University of Johannesburg. He is the convener of the multi-stakeholder engagement project Izindaba Zokudla that aims to create opportunities for urban agriculture in a sustainable food system in Soweto....

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A Diné perspective.

A Diné perspective.

At some point in the very near future, if it's not too late already, we are going to have to listen to the ancient wisdom of the worlds foundation nations is we are to meaningfully address disaster we face as a result of our dominant, exploitative and extractive...

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Agroecology or Organics

Agroecology or Organics

Agroecology could be defined as the application of principles that support the natural ecology to agricultural systems and practices, or the basket of activities undertaken by a farmer that works toward at least maintaining, but preferably enhancing, the natural...

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Sonia Mountford

Sonia Mountford

Enthusiastic about guiding and informing consumers through media, talks and social media, Sonia Mountford believes in growing an informed consumer voice who seeks traceable transparency to encourage meaningful change in our food system. She helped develop the...

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Mokgadi Mabela

Mokgadi Mabela

Mother to millions, environmental custodian, climate observer, Apiarist, Bee Keeper. Mokgadi talks about some of the many jobs involved in beekeeping and explains why it's not all about the honey. From catching swarms to hive husbandry and collecting the honey,...

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Borana of Kenya

. The first of what we hope will become regular profile of foundation peoples and their knowledge systems from around the world. These are the people that have been growing food and raising livestock for millennia, they have faced droughts and floods, wars and famines...

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