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GERD: 10 acid-friendly foods for chronic reflux

What goes up, must come down, but what goes down should not always come back up - especially when we're talking about stomach acid...

Home food garden: What to plant in March

Yes, we know, organic vegetable gardening in your own home food garden is an activity that can be challenging. But it is really the...

Amadumbe: 5 tips for growing this African vegetable

Of all indigenous crops in existence, he is caught in a love affair with the potato of the tropics, amadumbe, confesses Qinisani Qwabe, farmer...

How a Zim refugee became a top vegan restaurateur

Raised by his parents and grandparents, who were all farmers, Elisha Madzivadondo decided a long time ago that he too would follow in the...

Vegetarian Valentine: A no-fuss meatless menu

Valentine's Day! We tend to spend a little more on a special gift or order some expensive dish at a restaurant. Or, if you...

McPlant: New vegan burger to hit Mickey D’s soon

Picture this: bae grabbed some Mickey D’s on the way home from work. You’re famished and take the first bite, only to realise that...

Veggie garden: What to plant in February

It is ten years later, and you still have not followed through on that resolution to plant the veggies you have been ranting and...

Covid-19: Nature-based ‘solutions’ can boost immune systems

While South Africa continues to log new daily records in covid-19 infections, a natural scientist and agricultural expert urges people to turn to nature...

‘If we ignore ancestors’ foods, we become someone else’

Africa is filled with “super foods” that have been used as sustenance and medicine by generations across history, believes Mpho Tshukudu, a Johannesburg-born registered...

5 reasons to eat fresh and local, if you can

A lot seems uncertain at the moment. With the trajectory of the coronavirus pandemic in South Africa there are so many questions. Will we...

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SoilSistas: How Makhoa answered the call of the land

This week on Food For Mzansi’s #SoilSistas campaign, we meet Nobuntu Makhoa, founder of Ba ha Makhoa. Powered by Corteva Agriscience, we’re highlighting some...

How to keep your cattle healthy (and happy!) this winter

As a communal farmer near the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands town of Ixopo, Thabo Cele understands his responsibility in helping his cattle get through winter in...

Mpumalanga reels after ‘illegal hunters’ kill farmer

A 58-year-old farmer was found dead near Amersfoort in Mpumalanga. He may have died at the hands of individuals who were unlawfully hunting with...

What SA agriculture needs from international trade

The agriculture sector is not only crucial for ensuring food security, but also the main source of African livelihoods. Yet, despite its potential, the...

Cannabis boom could turn around Malawi economy

Malawi might soon switch to high-growth crops like cannabis, confirmed the country’s president, Lazarus Chakwera. This, after its leading foreign exchange earner, tobacco, was...