This week’s events include a Gather To Grow session on Twitter, a roundtable conversation on nutrition and food security, an energy and agriculture conference, another on regenerative agriculture, the Grain SA Congress, and a farm festival. To include your event in the calendar, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Welcome to March! Here’s your agri event lowdown for this week.
On Monday, you are reminded to set an alarm for this week’s Gather To Grow session. Tuesday takes us to a roundtable discussion on accessible nutrition and food security, while Wednesday offers a energy and agriculture in Pretoria and virtually, as well as a conference on regenerative agriculture.
Thursday, all roads lead to Free State where this year’s Grain SA Congress will take place. Friday is all about farm fun in Humansdorp.
Monday, 6 March
Gather To Grow Twitter session by Food For Mzansi
Set your reminder and join this week’s #GatherToGrow on Twitter Spaces.
Are you an aspirant farmer looking for more information on how to get into the agricultural sector? Do you have a smartphone and a Twitter account? Join us then, every Wednesday at 18:00 for Food For Mzansi’s #GatherToGrow.
Follow @foodformzansi and tune in on Wednesday at 18:00.
Tuesday, 7 March
Roundtable discussion on accessible nutrition and food security
PepsiCo and globescan is hosting a roundtable discussion on nutrition and food security. The session themed “Thinking ahead: Contributing to a glide path to accessible nutrition”, will feature a keynote address from the national agriculture minister Thoko Didiza.
Various other speakers will also be in attendance.
- Time: 07:30 for breakfast snacks. Conference starts at 08:30-15:30
- Venue: The Vineyard Hotel, Colinton Road, Newlands, Cape Town
Wednesday, 8 March
Let’s talk energy and agriculture SA
Son SA invites you to their Son Energy Conference. The event will look into all things agriculture, energy, and more!
- Time: 07:30-18:30
- Venue: NG Kerk Lynwood – Sussex road, Lynwood
The conference will also be streamed online for a small fee.
Fresh Solutions Farming Conference
Fresh Solutions Stellenbosch, in collaboration with Nic van Schalkwyk, executive director of Restore Africa Funds is hosting a Fresh Solution Farming Conference.
Experts will share insights on soil regeneration and the importance thereof. The keynote will be followed by a panel discussion featuring experts answering the question of whether soil regeneration can be sustainable and profitable.
Thursday, 9 March
Time to congress with Grain SA
One of the biggest events on Mzansi’s agriculture is back. This year the annual Grain SA Congress is happening on 8 to 9 March 2023 at Nampo Park, Bothaville.
The congress is an annual gathering of farmers and Grain SA’s top executives. While attendance is by invite only, the congress will be streamed live via Grain SA’s social media pages.
For more information, contact Alzena Gomes at email@example.com
Friday, 10 March
Humansdrop farm festival
The Humansdrop Plaasfees is here. Happening from 10 March to 11 March in the Eastern Cape. Interested individuals are invited share in the fun where are least 80 stalls will exhibit delicious South African food and beverages, while attendees enjoy the local music on offer from some of the countries best musicians perform.
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