Farm life

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.

Volkswagen and Ford partner

Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Company announced the first formal agreements in a broad alliance that positions the companies to boost competitiveness and to...

Organic grocery store opens in Rondebosch

Locals shopping for organic products in Cape Town’s southern suburbs have always struggled a little to find such items, but the new Organic Zone...

Using Rooibos in savoury dishes

16 January is National Rooibos Day, the perfect day to celebrate other ways to use Rooibos other than simply drinking it. Rooibos can be...

VIDEO: Arabian oryx back from the brink of extinction

More than four decades ago, the Arabian oryx was extinct in the wild. Today, thanks to efforts spearheaded by Saudi Arabia and the UAE,...

Farm fare: Potato bread variations

When potatoes first reached the European shores from Peru, where it was a staple, the Europeans did not care for its bland taste and...

Found a fallen vulture?

December to March is the vulture fledgling season when young vultures leave the nest for their maiden flight. Although the incidence of vultures going...

Start-ups turn waste into opportunity

Global food waste is a problem that weighs 1.3 billion tons a year. A third of all food produced never gets eaten; a fact...

Choose the right tyres for your vehicle and your driving style

Tyres, so vital to vehicle safety and optimum performance, are a recurrent purchase for vehicle owners. “Despite this, many people just go for the...

Restaurant trends for 2019

With the final few months of 2018 fast approaching, it’s time to begin thinking about the trends that will dominate the restaurant industry in...

Pomegranate and sparkling wine punch

Pomegranates are in season from December to February in South Africa, giving you a convenient excuse to use this farm fare product in anything...
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Regulations hobble SA wine tourism

Wine tasting in South Africa is a niche tourism opportunity that may be hamstrung by closing-time regulations on tasting venues. Enver Duminy, Cape Town...

Minister launches small-scale fisheries in KZN

The minister of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), Senzeni Zokwana, launched the Small-Scale Fisheries Sector of KwaZulu-Natal eMandeni, KwaMazitapele, in Kwazulu...

Long-time Grabouw residents become home owners

Few things contribute as much to human dignity as owning your own home. But, for many long-time residents in the Grabouw apple and pear...