Reliance Compost, provider of 100% Certified Organic Compost produced from green garden refuse, won a gold Eco-Logic Award in the Recycling and Waste Management category...
“In winter, the garden is not as dormant as it may seem. It's the time when the root crops are ready, along with brassicas, legumes, and leaves. Growth ticks quietly along and careful tending bears rich rewards.”
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The organic food market has skyrocketed in the past decade. The inclination towards organic products has increased so much that a large majority of organic food consumers have given up on the purchase of conventional food completely...
Ankit Gupta 13 Jun 2017
This urban farmer training academy showcases a ground-breaking organic vegetable growing system...
6 Jun 2017
From Indian startup Kheyti, the modular greenhouse is an affordable solution for low-income farmers...
16 May 2017
The Let It Grow Foundation is driven by three men with the purpose to heal the soil and teach South Africans to live sustainable and healthy lives through urban farming projects using permaculture methods...
Cari Coetzee 15 May 2017
UCook will contribute a portion of its gross profits to Abalimi Bezekhaya, its preferred supplier of organic produce, to support the organisations upskilling urban farming project, Harvest of Hope...
20 Mar 2017
There is a massive shortage of commonage land for livestock farming in Nelson Mandela Bay, with metro leaders scratching their heads to come up with a solution...
10 Mar 2017
By talking to the farmers we found that even having a small backyard food garden puts you in touch with neighbours, NGOs and local government, which in turn creates a wealth of spin-off benefits...
David Olivie 10 Feb 2017
KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development Themba Mthembu says the department will work towards ensuring that no household goes hungry...
21 Dec 2016
Pierre van der Spuy started growing herbs and vegetables two years ago...
Cari Van Wyk 8 Sep 2016
President and CEO of AGT Foods, Murad Al-Katib, was picked from 59 individuals representing 49 countries and named EY World Entrepreneur of the Year 2017. He was chosen not only for his success in building a business empire focused on providing vegetable protein to the developing world, but also for helping to feed refugees.
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While large agricultural harvests in some regions of the world are booming for global food supply, protracted fighting and unrest are increasing displaced and hungry people elsewhere. This according to the new FAO Crop Prospects and Food Situation report which shows that 37 countries - 28 of which are in Africa - require external assistance for food.
12 Jun 2017
NEW YORK, US - The food industry is turning to the same technology used by virtual currencies to strengthen food safety and inventory management by tracking meats and crops from farm to table. Working with IBM, retail giant Wal-Mart Stores is testing the technology system on mangos in the United States and pork in China.
6 Jun 2017
A highly contagious disease is spreading among farmed and wild tilapia, one of the world's most important fish species for human consumption. According to a special alert issued by FAO's Global Information and Early Warnings Systems, the outbreak should be treated with concern and countries importing tilapias should take appropriate risk management measures by intensifying diagnostics testing, enforcing health certificates, deploying quarantine measures and developing contingency plans.
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