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

Joy’s Faithjuice is the cutest juice bar in Cape Town: Green Route

In this week’s Lockdown Life I chat to Joy-Anne Bromilow, the owner of Faithjuice in Noordhoek. Our sons were at Westerford together and I’ve been visiting Joy’s little juice bar for years.

Slow food and a slice of country life in Stanford: Green Route

We’ve been visiting Stanford for years and I’m drawn to the quiet village life, cafes and locally produced food

Totes entwined with my hemp twine bag: Green Route

Just for fun I’m going to take my hemp twine bag on outings on My Green Route in Cape Town and take photos on the way

Off-grid living in the Langeberg at Cape Nature’s Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve: Green Route

Have you ever watched one of those TV shows about off-grid living and wondered what it would be like? Melanie Farrell eased into off-grid living by checking into one of the eco-cabins at Cape Nature’s Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve in the Langeberg mountains.

Karoo silence and a green oasis at Numbi Valley Permaculture Farm near De Rust: Green Route

The first time I heard about Numbi Valley Permaculture Farm near De Rust I knew I wanted to visit. Everything about it appealed to me – off-grid, sustainable, eco-conscious and peaceful. Especially the peaceful part

Grootbos is Greening the future for fynbos and folk: Green Route

Bewitched by the fynbos and enchanted by the milkwood forest at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, Melanie Farrell samples fine food with a distinctly local flavour.