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How Hosea started a farming business with just R9000

Lockdown 2020 was a period that brought a lot of uncertainty into the country. People were losing jobs their jobs left right and center and some didn’t know where their next meal would come from.

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Annelize Crosby: ‘A butterfly in land reform boxing ring’

In the often hysterical debates on land expropriation without compensation, Annelize Crosby has become a voice of reason. With her no-nonsense approach, she floats...

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New farmers: How to build cattle fencing right the first time

There are lots of reasons why you would want to build a fence on your farm, from separating properties, keeping your animals in and out of certain areas, and for security. But for whatever reason you might be building a fence for, you need to ensure that you do it well.
This week’s podcast features (from left) Lindiwe Sibanda, Alice Radebe, Melanie Baumeister, Malome Thato, Josef van Wyngaard, and Aron Kole. Photos: Supplied/Food For Mzansi.

Podcast: Seeing food systems through a sustainable lens

The United Nations Food Summit is taking place in New York in September 2021, with pre-summit events and dialogues having been held since the...
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New farmers: How to start farming sugar cane

The South African Sugar Association (SASA) estimates that 19 087 270 tonnes of sugar cane will be crushed from this year’s harvest. If you want to be part of this market, then you need to know how to start farming sugar cane.

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From the petri dish to your table, cultured meat is coming

Our relationship with meat is complex. Many of us love how it tastes, but try not to think too much of how it reaches...

COVID-19

Civil society efforts send ripples of change through SA

The key to combatting food insecurity is the creation of sustainable community-based food supply chains, argues Refilwe Pico, communications officer at the Seriti Institute. This non-profit is a developmental facilitation agency that helps communities and social partners reach their goals by delivering innovative, sustainable and comprehensive solutions to enhance socioeconomic impact.

Are you a Covid survivor? Be careful with what you eat

Recovering Covid survivors may still experience health issues for some time while healing from the coronavirus that causes Covid-19, says registered dietician Omy Naidoo.

LIFESTYLE

Miss SA hopefuls share their biggest kitchen secrets

To usher in Women’s Month in August, five of the Miss SA hopefuls shared a few of their kitchen secrets and cooking tips with Food For Mzansi.

Recipes: Miss SA finalists share their winter delights

As the Top 30 Miss South Africa 2021 hopefuls await crowning, they got busy in the kitchen, cooking up some of their favourite meals. Johannesburg...

CHANGEMAKERS

Young agronomist is giving back through agriculture

For Wafiq Essop, agriculture provides the perfect opportunity to employ and empower South Africa's poor and disenfranchised. And as an agronomist, he is happy to be a part of the solution.

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MZANSI RECIPES

Recipe: Khosi’s oxtail with mash and sweet corn

Warm up with Khosi Mpiti’s recipe for a tasty oxtail with mash that will have you reaching for the spoon again and again. Mpiti also...

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Chef Khosi made a promise that created a thriving business

Eight years ago, Khosi Mpiti (39) made a vow to himself, following the passing of his mother. To live out her legacy, he would finally become a qualified chef living their shared cooking dream in the professional kitchen.

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