My new appreciation for meandering in Muizenberg and Kalk Bay: Green Route

I took these photos under lockdown Level 5 and 4. I wanted to capture the empty streets of Muizenberg and the store fronts in Kalk Bay.

Conservationist Rebecca Dames appreciates the beauty of Grootbos: Green Route

‘Nature did not come to a standstill in lockdown,’ says Rebecca Dames, 25, Conservation Manager for Grootbos Private Nature Reserve near Stanford

Victoria’s Pantry and other Hope Street Market secrets in Hermanus: Green Route

Victoria Young-Pugh started the only zero-waste store in Hermanus, Victoria’s Pantry, a year ago. I caught up with her to talk about eco-conscious living in the Overberg.

Learn how to grow cannabis at home: Green Route

I chat to the founder of Grow Sisters ZA, Jenni, about cannabis cultivation and the workshop she’ll be running at Soil for Life in Constantia

Eco-printing artist Kristen McClarty captures nature in Kommetjie: Green Route

In this week’s Lockdown Life I catch up with eco-printing artist Kristen McClarty, who lives in Kommetjie, Cape Town.

Creative women crochet bags with hemp twine for Hemporium SA at NPO H18: Green Route

Women at the H18 eco-NPO made my hemp twine shopper from Hemporium SA. It’s so great to be able to support an NPO while buying sustainable totes. Did I mention how much I love my tote?

Nwabisa Mjoli is dedicated to sustainability at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve: Green Route

I chat to Nwabisa Mjoli, Sustainability Officer at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve about her eco-awakening at high school and her green vision for South Africa

Conscious conversations with UCT student Stella Hertantyo about life in lockdown: Green Route

Life after lockdown: I hope that we will have a renewed sense of what is most important in life and how little we need in order to be content, a greater sense of community, an empathetic and active citizenry, and a deep understanding that we should never take what we have for granted.

Diving into the deep with Aaniyah Omardien, founder of non-profit The Beach Co-op: Green Route

In this week’s Lockdown Life I catch up with Aaniyah Omardien, water wonderer and founder of eco-NPC The Beach Co-op in Cape Town.

Jackie May from Twyg shares her eco-consciously stylish Cape Town: Green Route

I catch up with super-stylish Jackie May, founder of NPO Twyg