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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Grow vegetables in a maize-meal bag

The Agricultural Research Council’s (ARC) institution for Vegetable and Ornamental Plants is conducting research trials on container gardening to optimise production of leafy vegetables...

Karookruie kraai koning in die medisynetas

“Ons werk met die skepping van die blou dak se Baas, en Hy het vir ons bossies en kruie agtergelaat.” – Oom Johannes Willemse AgriOrbit...

Turning kraalbos into soap in the Northern Cape

Robert Richards from the Northern Cape is turning kraalbos into soap. Richards realised that instead of removing the invasive plant from farmlands, it could...

Plaaskos: Ouma se stoweboontjies

Om altyd vars groente beskikbaar te hê is iets wat ons deesdae as van self sprekend neem. Dit was nie altyd so eenvoudig soos...

Top 5 Consumer Trends in South Africa

Louise Hefer, media strategist at The MediaShop writes: I recently came across a study, released at the beginning of this year by Euromonitor regarding Consumer...

Plaaskos: Caprese-slaai

See an English version by clicking here. Plaaskos is vars kos en niks is meer vars as Italiaanse kos nie. Die Italianers is erg oor...

Farm fare: Traditional potjiekos

There is nothing that reminds you more of fresh farm fare than a potjie cooked in the traditional tri-pod on the fire. A potjie...

Plastic-free packaging for fruit using laser labels

Laser labels or ‘natural branding’ are increasing in popularity as Dutch fruit and vegetable supplier Nature & More teams up with a Swedish supermarket in...

Holistic management is what we need

Sarah Savory is the daughter of Zimbabwean ecologist and advocate of holistic management, Allan Savory. She lives and works in Zimbabwe and is a...

Passievol oor die lewe

Dit is vir my altyd so lekker om mense se antwoorde en reaksies te hoor as jy vir hulle vra hoe dit gaan. Sonder...
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