food garden

Micro-farmers harvest a future

harvest thumbUrban farmers in Cape Town's townships grow fresh vegetables for their own tables, and sell their produce to provide an income for their families.

Chapel Street School food garden serves many purposes

edible---thumbThe large food garden at Chapel Street Primary School in Cape Town produces 10kg of fresh produce daily, which supplements the school feeding scheme. The garden is also used in the biology curriculum, to offer gardening as an extramural, and as a way to teach the children about caring.

A better way with the help of Clover

clover-mamas---thumbTo celebrate a decade of the Clover Mama Afrika project, Clover visited 40 projects funded by its flagship CSI project over 4 months. Beginning in Gauteng in August and ending in the Free State, the roadshow travelled 10 522 km evaluating projects as it went along.

City of Joburg by-law promotes greening

City of Johannesburg residents who want to add alterations to their existing houses or build new structures will have to add "green’ features for their plans to be approved by City authorities.

City of Joburg by-law promotes greening

City of Johannesburg residents who want to add alterations to their existing houses or build new structures will have to add "green’ features for their plans to be approved by City authorities.

Villagers benefit from well-heeled visitors

In a small village outside Kruger National Park, education, health care, employment and sustainability are key. Along with wildlife conservation, a safari lodge is putting into practice its social principles in creating a positive culture within the community.

A place to call home

Repurposed shipping containers and green building methods have provided the space to set up a caring and nurturing environment for 80 orphaned and abandoned...

A place to call home

Repurposed shipping containers and green building methods have provided the space to set up a caring and nurturing environment for 80 orphaned and abandoned children. There is also opportunity for dignity through the home's environmental concerns.

Lebone Village a haven for orphans

South Africa has some of the highest numbers of children affected by HIV/Aids in the world; faith-based non-profit Lebone Village provides a safe haven, along with counselling and schooling, to help care for these children, so they grow and prosper.

Women taking SA forward

The Ebenezer Hannah Home in Ennerdale, a suburb in the deep south of Greater Johannesburg, is one of the beneficiaries of dairy producer Clover’s empowerment project Mama Afrika.
Brand SA plays its part for Mandela Day