Carmen Life breathes energy into Essentially Obs pop-up co-op: Green Route

In this week’s Lockdown Life I chat to Carmen Life, one of four women from the neighbourhood who have opened a co-op in Obs

The Easy Peasy guide to growing your own food: Green Route

We are living in very strange times. Drought, fires, load shedding, ice floes, unemployment, coronavirus. 2020 isn’t looking like a very good year but there are signs of positive growth because urban gardening is trending in the wake of the worldwide Covid-19 lockdown. I’ve been in lockdown since February 28. This was the day thatContinue reading “The Easy Peasy guide to growing your own food: Green Route”

Manuela Wall grows a better future with her upcycled planters: Green Route

I catch up with Manuela Wall, the founder of Growbag, a small business in Cape Town that upcycles discarded advertising billboard material into eye-catching and eco-conscious planters.

Masego Morgan from Cape Town looks to the future of fashion: Green Route

Visual communications student Masego Morgan, 23, looks to the future of sustainable style…

Share only love and stay eco-conscious: Green Route

There are so many stories to be written about Corona Virus. So many people doing good things and, in the middle of the tragedy that we are experiencing, there are signs that Nature is finding a way to restore some balance.

Oceano Reddentes founder Jade Bothma shares her passion for saving the ocean: Green Route

Meet climate activist Jade Bothma from Cape Town who shares her passion for living a greener life

Earthchild Project’s Eco-Activist Yola Mgogwana calls for People Change, not Climate Change: Green Route

Eco-warrior Yola Mgogwana started volunteering with the Earthchild Project, through her school, Yomelela Primary School in Khayelitsha

I sink my teeth into the new Nourish’d summer menu and meet Zolani: Green Route

Words cannot describe the new jackfruit burger at Nourish’d in Obs because it’s called the Jack Me Off Burger. Ahem

Cleaning up my act with eco-conscious cosmetics in glass: Green Route

What’s in my hemp twine shopping bag this week?
Let’s take a look at CBD oil from Cosmic Bazaar, Earth Tribe deodorant, CBD lip balm and LIN skin balm

Masego Morgan shares her sustainable journey: Green Route

Cape Town-based Masego Morgan, who is studying Visual Communications, uses Instagram to talk about her sustainable journey