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South Africa’s Oh-lief baby care range gets rave reviews

South Africa’s Oh-lief baby care range gets rave reviews

Organic and natural products are seeing a revival as consumers want to know what’s in their food, toiletries and medicine. Local baby care range Oh-lief is capitalising on this trend to reap local and international success.

Small-scale farms grow African women’s income

Small-scale farms grow African women's incomeRun by PhD candidate Kenalemang Kgoroeadira, Thojane Organic Farm combines traditional African knowledge with modern permaculture techniques to produce retail-worthy organic produce and a sustainable source of income.

Urban organic agriculture in downtown Joburg

Abandoned bowling greens in the old, run-down suburb of Bertrams in central Johannesburg are sprouting new life with the Bambanani Food and Herb Garden, a certified organic produce initiative, run by volunteers, that helps feed poor people in the inner city.

Urban organic agriculture in downtown Joburg

Abandoned bowling greens in the old, run-down suburb of Bertrams in central Johannesburg are sprouting new life with the Bambanani Food and Herb Garden, a certified organic produce initiative, run by volunteers, that helps feed poor people in the inner city.

Cape Town’s good food guide

A Cape Town writer has published a comprehensive book aimed at making South Africans rethink their approach to food, with the Whole Food Almanac offering advice on buying and cooking healthy, organic and locally produced fare.

Woolies boost for organic farming

Woolies boost for organic farming

South African retailer Woolworths' efforts to establish a local source for organic fibre for their clothing has been given a major boost, with the country's first commercial scale trial crop of organic cotton being planted this summer.
Organic seed to grow Klein Karoo

Organic seed to grow Klein Karoo

New legislation will require organic farmers to use only organically produced seed to grow crops and feed livestock, but no one in South Africa produces 100% organic seed. Now an empowerment company has taken the gap and set up a community seed production project in the Klein Karoo.

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