Celebrating the pioneers of our future from sustainable food systems and Family Farms to planet friendly living.

At Green Acre Living we recognise what’s possible on the smallest of farms 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 to guide and encourage new explorers and to celebrate our new emerging interconnected story of prosperity.

Wayne Adams

Wayne Adams

Wayne Adams talks about growing good, clean and fair food on his sustainable family far. A relatively new entrant into the sustainable farming movement Wayne is an ardent supporter of growing food without the use of chemical inputs preferring to discover natures way...

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Brian Dick

Brian Dick

A cheesemonger well known to many for his uncompromising and passionate support for not only small scale cheese makers but also for all things locally grown and produced. Brian Dick is the embodiment of the good, clean and fair food philosophy. In todays episode Brian...

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Matt Purkis

Matt Purkis

- Eco Designer, Leadership Graduate from IFOAM and Research Assistant at the University of Johannesburg Matt Purkis joins us to discuss the state of small scale farming in South Africa. Space Bar

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Themba Chauke

  Themba Chauke a Family Farm activist from Limpopo Province in South Africa talks about his time in Italy at the University of Gastronomical Science as well as recent visits to Uganda and Sweden.Space Bar

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FAO Decade Of Family Farms

FAO Decade Of Family Farms

The much anticipated United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation, (UN FAO), introduction of a decade of family farming is being celebrated by small scale farmers around the world. In this Podcast we talk to Guilherme Brady, FAO Partnerships Officer and Civil...

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Loubie Rusch

Loubie Rusch

  Loubie Rusch, Landscape Gardener and Indigenous Food advocate. From a background in landscape design Loubie has developed a passion for indigenous landscapes with a particular interest, indeed passion, for edible indigenous plants. With the Cape Floral Kingdom...

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