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PODCAST: Regenerative farmer works to repair damaged land

In another exciting Farmer's Inside Track podcast episode, Angus McIntosh, regenerative farmer and one of the Mzansi’s few grass-fed, pasture-reared beef producers, joins Food...

WATCH: Ethical farming is the future of agriculture

Farmer's Inside Track this week features founder of Happy Land Farms owner Robert Patson, who believes the future of agriculture lies in ethical farming.   Patson, a former paratrooper with the British...

PODCAST: With climate change there’s no ‘business as usual’

“When it comes to climate change, it’s not business as usual”. So says Tshepo Morokong, senior agricultural economist at the Western Cape Department of...

PODCAST: Agronomist encourages Mzansi farmers to always lay a solid foundation

Lerato Botha is a zealous agriculturalist whose passion fuels her farming endeavours. She believes that when you do what you love, you will never work a day in your life.  The 25-year-old agronomist talks about her life as...

WATCH: Great start-up advice from woman behind Pedi tea brand

Retang Phaahla (26), fondly known as the “the tea lady”, has created a thriving tea business with her mother Nondumiso Phaahla (56), Setsong Tea. Their tea, which pays homage to her Pedi roots, is modelled around the social upliftment of...

WATCH: Tembisa’s ‘township aquaponics pioneer’

https://youtu.be/LGi51oEjwlg It’s been four months since Food For Mzansi launched Farmer’s Inside Track, an exclusive platform for up-and-coming farmers and new entrants into agri-businesses and...

PODCAST: Listen to one of our favourite Season 1 episodes

It’s been four months since Food For Mzansi launched Farmer’s Inside Track, an exclusive platform for up-and-coming farmers and new entrants into agri-businesses and...

WATCH: Faith is a survival skill for a farmer

For a female farmer, making her mark in the agri-sector has never been an easy task. Eugene Simons, founder of Algina’s Wholesale Nursery, knows...

PODCAST: Soldier turned ethical farmer talks happy chickens

Farming never crossed Robert Patson’s mind growing up. Patson, who was born and raised in Northpine in the Western Cape, says most people he...

WATCH: Farmer’s resilience is his weapon for success

“Don’t be in a rush for money, do it for the passion and everything else will follow.” So says vegetable farmer and managing director of Oneo farms Eric Mauwane, who joins...

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‘Private sector can salvage ailing land reform programme’

Indifference by the private sector in contributing to the land reform programme could unwittingly result in the once flourishing agricultural sector turning into a...

Limpopo farmer channels the passions of his renegade ancestors

Aldrin Lawrence (51) farms in the Mara area of the Vhembe district of Limpopo, in a little farming town, called Buysdorp, named for his...

LIVE: Agriculture sector honours land reform champion Dr Vuyo Mahlati

Politicians, land reform activists, and members of the agricultural community are joining the family of land reform champion Dr Vuyo Mahlati today at the...

Bheki Cele vows to ‘flush out’ bad apples in SAPS

While Free State farming communities await the return visit of the minister of police, Bheki Cele tells Food For Mzansi that he too mourns...

The most sizzling farm photo shoot you’ll ever see!

The khaki getup and veldskoene phenomenon is everywhere – and Mzansi farmers are now capturing their best moments working the land through photo shoots,...