Growing Your Produce

From taking the first step onto your your farm, or making the decision to start a small bed of vegetables, soil must be prepared, seeds must be bought, germinated and planted. All this while choosing which livestock will be best suited to your environment. 

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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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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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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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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Alan Rosenberg

Alan Rosenberg

Alan Rosenberg, Farmer, Author, Teacher and Philosopher. Alan has worked in the agriculture sector for over 45 years in various countries. He has authored and published four books, has represented agriculture and various forums and debates, has hosted multiple...

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