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.

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

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.

Pat Featherstone is the heart and soul of Soil for Life: Green Route

Pat Featherstone, the founder of Soil for Life, talks about her wild and free childhood surrounded by women who grew food, her love of teaching and a world filled with home gardeners.

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

Clean Up Our Act: Take care of yourself and the world – Green Route

Two weeks on the Garden Route and in the Karoo remind me of some morning rituals I’m introducing to clean up my act

Fabric artist Ira Bekker’s budding eco-printing workshops: Green Route

I learnt how to do eco-printing with fabric artist Ira Bekker from UBU Botanicals who talks about her eco journey and shares her favourite green spaces and places.

Where to go for an eco-conscious experience: Green Route

FLYGSKAM* is real and one way to offset carbon criticism is to shop at eco-conscious businesses so I’ve put together an eco-conscious tour of Cape Town. You’re welcome

Soil for Life Founder Pat Featherstone shares her Green Route in Cape Town (and Namibia)

Pat Featherstone, the founder of Soil for Life, shares her Green Route. The peace and tranquillity of the Soil for Life (NPO) Garden Centre in Constantia attracts daily visitors who come to buy fresh food, herbs and edible weeds, compost, mulch, seedlings and organic products and food from the shop. Soil for Life hosts three OpenContinue reading “Soil for Life Founder Pat Featherstone shares her Green Route in Cape Town (and Namibia)”