Tag: fruit

  • 5 ways to deal with kitchen waste

    5 ways to deal with kitchen waste

    Leaves and offcuts don’t need to land in the bin. Here’s how to use kitchen scraps to enrich your meals and garden

  • Nosh Food Rescue’s fight against food waste

    Nosh Food Rescue’s fight against food waste

    In an attempt to address food insecurity in South Africa, Hanneke van Linge set up Nosh, a non-profit enterprise that rescues food from retailers and elsewhere to pass it on to feeding schemes, soup kitchens and shelters.

  • Greenpop: Driving a literal treevolution

    Greenpop: Driving a literal treevolution

    With the help of 350,000 active citizens, Greenpop has planted thousands of trees in four African countries, restoring hundreds of hectares of forests. We speak to co-founder Misha Teasdale.

  • How to make your own compost

    How to make your own compost

    Compost is a garden fertiliser that you can make yourself by using vegetable material and other garden waste. Here’s how to do it.

  • Perlemoen poaching and other threats to our heritage

    Fruit and wine farmers measure their carbon footprints South African fruit and wine farmers have launched an initiative, with funding from the British government, to determine the environmental impact of their industries to keep up with the demand for green products in their export markets. Fully story Perlemoen poaching The department of environmental affairs and […]

  • Africa’s forgotten fruits hold great potential

    Africa’s “lost fruit crops”, such as baobab and maroela, are an untapped resource that could be used to combat malnutrition and boost environmental stability, says a new report from the US National Research Council. The maroela tree, for example, is a “nutritional powerhouse” which produces fruits that are high in vitamin C and nuts high […]