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Featured: Gardening

“Vegetables don’t taste like they used to! My Ouma used to grow giant tomatos, almost all flesh with an amazing flavour!” What happened to watermelons that tasted like real watermelons and not like mildly flavoured water? You know, green beans…

Do It Yourself: organic potting soil for your flowerpot farm
Natural Pest and Disease Control in your Vegetable Garden
Compost: cooking a meal for your garden

Self-Sufficiency

We asked two flourishing South African eco-communities some questions, and to share their advice for starting a successful and sustainable eco-community. Khula…
Frugal Parenting
The Freeman Family’s Sustainable Journey
Urban Homesteading in Cape Town
Chicken Facts
Keeping Bees: my experience
Sustainable Poultry

Food

Home-Baked Bread

Since time immemorial, humans have made, eaten and celebrated bread, in its many forms and flavours. Convenient and filling in…

Dried Mushrooms
Drying Foods at Home
Using residual heat for cooking
Energy Efficiency in your Kitchen
Preserving vegetables
Preserving Summer’s Bounty