Time for another catch-up from the South: Green Route

Join me for an open day, celebrate Soul time and a story about sticking to a fresh food budget with food artist Parusha Naidoo.

Catching up in the south: Green Route

A year since lockdown in SA. And time to catch up and post some photos of green spaces and places in and around Cape Town.

Author and urban farmer Jane Griffiths savours the sounds of silence in Jozi: Green Route

I catch up with author and urban farmer Jane Griffiths, who lives in a 114-year-old house in Auckland Park, Johannesburg

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?

Mama Mickey’s soup kitchen in Khayelitsha needs our help: Green Route

Mama Mickey Linda’s soup kitchen is in a hemp building in Khayelitsha where she serves up nourishing meals to more than 250 people a day

Jump in for a cannabis tour of Cape Town with Canna Bus Africa: Green Route

And now for something completely different: Did you know that you can go on a Cannabis Tour in Cape Town with Canna Bus Africa? What will you do? Where will you go? Take a sneak peek.

Spekboom for carbon offset and a plan with an upcycled pallet garden: Green Route

The story of the spekboom and the upcycled pallet garden

Take an off-grid staycation in Camps Bay: Green Route

Atholl House in Camps Bay is an eco-bnb with views overlooking the bay

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

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