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What’s in my juice?

A juice box for lunch, a fruity drink at dinner or even an entire meal replacement for breakfast is how most people consume juice...

6 Flu-fighting foods to protect yourself this winter

Nobody can afford to stay at home from work to nurse yourself through the flu. And if you’re a parent with kids that risk...

Not all superfoods are super-expensive

The superfoods craze never seems to end, with hemp, cassava flour, seaweed and tiger nuts trending as this year's top superfoods. Finding goji berries...

Sugar: The Bittersweet Story

For the past 10 years, the debate about the health hazards of sugar has been raging locally and globally. This comes as no surprise...

Foods you thought were vegetarian, but actually aren’t

For most South Africans meat is the centre of any meal, although many others prefer plant-based foods such as fruits and vegetables. I have...

10 Ways to Eat Organic on a budget

Choosing to buy organic can seem out of reach for most people, but this is not always the case. If you haven’t made a...

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Farming podcast: Agriculture is our solution

In the South African National Budget Review for 2021, it was revealed that government’s recovery plan focuses on raising the economy’s long-term growth rate...

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...

From going bust to supplying Spar in just 6 months

In the heart of Mbokotwane, a village less than 20 minutes away from Tsolo in the Eastern Cape, a black-owned farming business empowers youth...

What’s behind SA’s avocado tiff with Tanzania?

As Mzansi celebrates the start of its new avocado season, the country is locked in a bitter fight over Tanzanian avocados. This, after a...

7 (not-so-easy!) ways to get farmland in SA

We all know how important farming is for our livelihood in Mzansi, not just as an employment opportunity, but to feed and clothe our people....