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PODCAST: Tomato farmer shares the benefits of hydroponics farming

As a young lad growing up in Burgersdorp in the Eastern Cape, Byron Booysen always thought that growing food and feeding the nation was...

PODCAST: Aquaponics pioneer farms in the heart of Tembisa

An Aquaponics farm in the middle of eKasi may be a concept that is unconventional to many. But, nonetheless, one such farm does exist...

VIDEO: Neighbourhood Farm founder Justin Bonello

Justin Bonello, founder and CEO of Neighbourhood Farm, joins us on this week’s video episode of Farmers Inside Track. Bonello, also known as TV’s...

PODCAST: Andile Matukane embraces life as an up-and-coming force in agriculture

In the popular 1970’s Nina Simone song “Young, Gifted and Black”, Simone melodises about the gift of a black child having dreams and making...

PODCAST: Mzansi’s braai master grows food, minds and communities

It’s rather impressive when you hear about a vegetable garden feeding an entire community, but it’s quite profound when that same garden is growing...

New weekly podcast lets you learn from the best in agri

In another record-setting first for South Africa’s agricultural media, Food For Mzansi today releases the first episode of its Farmer’s Inside Track podcast series...

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‘Miss Gates’ is making beauty products specially for women of colour

Women of colour have long struggled to find products that cater specifically for their skincare needs. For young agripreneur Seipati Masango the solution was no further than her mother’s kitchen...

Government learnership empowers young chef

While many fret and wrack their brains about what to do after obtaining their matric certificates, taking the road less travelled helped 22-year-old Patience...

RECIPE: Braised oxtail and garlic mash will have you asking for more

The fragrant smell of herbed, braised red meat on a Sunday afternoon gives your home a warm, comforting feeling. Oxtail is a cut of...

Land Bank’s junk rating ‘disastrous’ for farmers

The downgrading of the Land Bank to junk status by international ratings agency Moody’s has been described as “disastrous” by leaders in organized agriculture. It...

Livestock farmer takes the reins as new AFASA Youth chairperson

The youth wing of the African Farmers’ Association of South Africa (AFASA) recently elected a new chairperson to spearhead their organisation. Livestock farmer Keatlegile Mnguni...