Food Gardens For Africa
Fruit trees for Khayelitsha community
“We are so excited about the trees,” said Mama Rosie who started the Mama Rosie Community Project in 2005. “We live in a squatter camp and these are the first fruit trees in our community!”
Convista Consulting assists Khayelitsha Special School
ConVista Consulting (Pty) Ltd contacted Food & Trees for Africa (FTFA), with exciting news in November 2009. ConVista’s German parent company had funds to invest in sustainable projects in South Africa. FTFA proposed the Khayelitsha Special School (KSS) at which FTFA had recently planted trees to offset the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative meeting in the Western Cape, which would benefit greatly from a Permaculture food garden.
Maxiflex Door Systems and Phomolong High School Food Garden project
Permaculture Work Party 23 October - Come and learn about Permaculture principles!
Mpumalanga School Celebrates World Food Day Showcasing Food Garden and Sanitation Project Sincobele
Get into the garden - One day Permaculture workshop at GIBS
This is a fantastic opportunity to learn more about how you can develop your office or home gardens and what permaculture is all about.
In response to many requests, the Gordon Institute of Business Science and FTFA are pleased to invite you to learn about developing Permaculture food gardens in urban office environments, for communities or at your home, with some of South Africa’s top facilitators.
This is also an opportunity to explore how Permaculture food gardening can give fresh perspectives on team building, organisational efficiency and management strategies.
This practical workshop in the GIBS garden will introduce you to Permaculture, a tool for addressing food security, sustainable land management and a more efficient way of gardening, and living. It includes Permaculture design principles, worm farming, vegetable and herb planting, water management, soil conditioning, teas, lunch, materials and much more.
Date: Friday 3 December 2010
Time: 09h00 – 16h00
Cost: R1 200 per person
Japanese Volunteers Planting In South Africa For The People And the Planet
CCSB Commits To Uplifting Its Community
Coca Cola Shanduka Beverages (CCSB) launched two of its “Live for a Difference” initiatives at a family day on 31 October 2010 at Murray Park in Springs. The Campaign “Live for a difference” is CCSB’s commitment to make a positive difference in the world by redesigning the way they work and live so that sustainability is part of everything they do. CCSB is committed to become the Change and asked their employees to BECOME THE CHANGE with them, therefore the slogan “YOU ARE THE CHANGE / YENZA UMEHLUKO”.
Eastern Cape School Food Garden Celebrates their Investment in Eco-Social Capital
ABSA announces launch of Marine Primary Vegetable Garden
Marine Primary School is in the heart of Ocean View, a township that was founded in the late 60’s after coloured people were relocated from Noordhoek, Simon’s Town and Glen Cairn.
The school now consists of 1100 children, of which 650 are on the Peninsula feeding scheme due to the vast unemployment in this area. Many children come from broken homes where alcoholism and drugs are a rife.