Urban Farming in South Africa

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Urban Farming is emerging as one of the most sustainable ways to combat the growing food shortage and rising food costs. No more so than in South Africa. Join host, Chris Luyt, and guests as they share tips and tricks on how to start your own Urban Farm... and to have a lekker time doing it!

You can also carry on the discussion on Urban Farming and all things Green on our Facebook Group on the following link: http://bit.ly/GreenFBGroup

#UrbanFarming #UrbanAgriculture #Podcast

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28
APR

EP07: The need for sustainable, urban farming during Covid-19

Lynn-Dee van Rensburg, the owner of the Free Living Health Store, joins Chris via a Zoom call as they chat about the health and healing benefits of food and how apparent is has become, during Covid-19 Lockdown, that sustainable urban farming has become critical to avoid mass food shortages and to maintain health levels.

You can find out more about the Free Living Health Store at www.free-living.co.za or follow them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/freelivinglife/

You can also carry on the discussion on Urban Farming and all things Green on our Facebook Group on the following link: http://bit.ly/GreenFBGroup

#UrbanFarming #SustainableFarming #Podcast
YouTube Interview
08
JAN

EP06: Taking your produce to market

Lizette Grobler, joins Chris in studio again as they chat through some guidelines and tips for Urban Farmers when it comes to selling produce... Everything from packaging to pricing and how to handle buyers and market agents.

Lizette is one of the founders of KOS Community, an online fresh produce and grocery shop which supports Urban Farmers and build community through shopping. You can find out more about KOS Community on their webpage (http://www.kos.community/) or their Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/kos.community/).

You can also carry on the discussion on Urban Farming and all things Green on our Facebook Group on the following link: http://bit.ly/GreenFBGroup

#UrbanFarming #UrbanAgriculture #Podcast
02
JAN

EP05: How to sell your produce

Guest, Lizette Grobler, joins Chris in studio as they chat through the various ways Urban Farmers are able to sell their produce. Lizette is one of the founders of KOS Community, an online fresh produce and grocery shop which supports Urban Farmers and build community through shopping. You can find out more about KOS Community on their webpage (http://www.kos.community/) or their Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/kos.community/).

You can also carry on the discussion on Urban Farming and all things Green on our Facebook Group on the following link: http://bit.ly/GreenFBGroup

#UrbanFarming #SellingOnline #Podcast
KOS Community Webpage KOS Community Facebook Page
17
DEC
2019

EP04: Lappies, Feeding Africa and Fishify with Rikalize

Rikalize Reinecke is back in studio with Chris to chat about the Lappies System (her Modular Aquaponics System project which won Gold at this year's Tunisia International Science Fair), Feeding Africa Unlimited (a project started up for Urban Farmers in the townships through donor funding) and Fishify, an Aquaponics & Aquaculture Management App.

You can also carry on the discussion on Urban Farming and all things Green on our Facebook Group on the following link: http://bit.ly/GreenFBGroup

#UrbanFarming #Aquaponics #Aquaculture #Podcast
Feeding Africa Unlimited Fishify App
10
DEC
2019

EP03: Aquaponics, with guest Rikalize Reinecke

Rikalize Reinecke goes to school, just like the average kid in their late teens. But unlike them, she has an unusual side business... she runs her own aquaculture and aquaponics business, and her venture is growing by the day. Today she joins Chris in studio to chat through her journey and how Aquaponics can be a potential method for Urban Farmers in South Africa.

You can also carry on the discussion on Urban Farming and all things Green on our Facebook Group on the following link: http://bit.ly/GreenFBGroup

#UrbanFarming #Aquaponics #Podcast
03
DEC
2019

EP02: Bringing your garden into your diet

Guest, Rika Joubert, joins Chris in studio again as they chat through all the advantages and good things you can achieve by incorporating plants grown in your own urban garden into your family's diet and some tips on how you can start doing that.

You can also carry on the discussion on Urban Farming and all things Green on our Facebook Group on the following link: http://bit.ly/GreenFBGroup

#UrbanFarming #UrbanAgriculture #Podcast
21
NOV
2019

EP01: An introduction to Urban Farming

Guest, Rika Joubert, joins Chris in studio as they chat through what Urban Farming is, how you can get started and why this has become such a critical part of a sustainable future.

You can also carry on the discussion on Urban Farming and all things Green on our Facebook Group on the following link: http://bit.ly/GreenFBGroup

#UrbanFarming #UrbanAgriculture #Podcast

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