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Hip chef Keanon Michaels wants to train and empower other young chefs

Keanon Michaels is hip and happening. The Capetonian is a chef, surfer and an enthusiastic dancer. It was this active life – and the...

RECIPE: Coffee Braised Beef Shin

Like many other active and growing boys, Keanon Michaels had a big appetite growing up. This egged him on to cook his first egg fried...

Mpho Nogueira’s passion for flavours fuels her thriving business

If you told a young Mpho Nogueira that she would grow up to cook for a former head of state she would most likely...

RECIPE: Mpho Nogueira’s hard body chicken

Home cook Mpho Zitha Nogueira is making massive waves on social media with a staggering following of more than 200 000 through her business,...

An adventurous village chef and livestock farmer

Zama Mbane’s last born son, Ovayo, describes her as being adventurous and hard-working. “The things she does is not what other normal mamas do!...

RECIPE: Mfazana’s lekker fruity wings

The 43-year-old Zama Mbane, affectionately known as Mfazana the Village Chef, is a private chef who cooks a variety of contemporary and traditional dishes. She...

Spare a thought for farmers whilst having your Christmas lunch

It’s Christmas time again and 2019 is finally drawing to a close! While many of us are relaxing with our loved ones, let’s spare...

Food is as relative as you can imagine

Renowned journalist and author Harald Pakendorf has always marched to the beat of his own drum. Pakendorf says while South Africans may be different...

RECIPE: Baking bread is sentimental for veteran journo

Bread is a staple food prepared by baking a bonded dough of flour and water. Delivered by the ton daily and usually easy to prepare,...

9 great holiday reads to brighten up the festive season

Looking for a good book to snuggle up with these holidays, or do you need a gift idea for someone's Christmas stocking? #TeamFoodForMzansi rounded...

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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 reigns 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...

WATCH: There is Ubuntu in farming for agripreneur Sabatha Segoba

Motho ke motho ka batho. You are because we are. Ubuntu. This is what makes the entrepreneurial landscape of Mzansi unique, believes agripreneur Sabatha Segoba who is featured on this week’s Farmer’s Inside Track video episode.   Segoba (32) is the co-founder of...

Crowd-farming: Redefining Livestock Investment

There is a traditional Xhosa proverb that states: Ubuhle bendoda ziinkomo zayo, which loosely translates to “A man is only as handsome as the size of...

PODCAST: Livestock farmer considers lack of government assistance a blessing in disguise

Imagine running a farm without any government assistance and how difficult that must be. That is the reality for most commercial farmers in Mzansi,...