Homesteading is described as living in a self sufficient way. It is normally characterized by subsistence or small-scale chemical free agriculture, home preservation of foodstuffs, off the grid as much as possible and generally making and doing stuff for oneself. We are all not cut from the same cloth but […]

20 good reasons for turning your backyard into an Urban Farm and to grow your own food 1. Urban farming prevents produce from having to be cold-stored or transported hundreds of kilometers; hence it is healthier, more vitamin-dense and fresher. The carbon footprint is also lower. 2. In urban food […]

The Village Hub in Suurbraak, a small shop with a huge heart . . . .Suurbraak is a settlement in Overberg District Municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa. The village was established in 1812, when the London Missionary Society established a mission station to serve the Attaqua […]

A general perception with many folk are to cut and poison what we think of as alien vegetation. We are disconnected from the land, the spirit of nature,we need to urgently learn to observe and react with care, respect and patient unselfish consideration ,remembering that what we do in our […]

The Dream of the project founders is to unite people from all walks of life, by encouraging a self-sufficient lifestyle and caring for the earth. The project aims to create food security for community members of both Railton and Swellendam. Anybody who is interested in growing their own food can […]