SAY ‘NO’ TO PLASTIC FTN is trying to rid the world of single-use plastic one straw, grocery bag, and roll of cling film at a time. We’ve run campaigns trying to educate consumers of the effects plastic waste has on the environment. Earlier this year, Capetonians...

Looking into the year 2020 - what are some of the eco actions that we need to see more of? What kind of green-washing are we going to eradicate and where do we need to see more charge being taken? YOUTH LEADING THE CHARGE For all the...

SEEING THE CHANGE NEEDED There’s no planet B. Or a magical drain that leads to an invisible dimension where anything we pour down it just disappears; or a never-ending hole in the ground that just consumes anything we put into it; or a body of water that...

We can all admit that Cape Town is the culinary capital of South Africa. The Mother City is brimming with restaurants that specialise in traditional crêpes and galettes, there are bars that only offer bone broth, and diners with an offering of over 200 milkshakes....

If you’re a prospective plant parent, you might think that starting out with a succulent is a safe bet because they require very little water, so they must be low maintenance. Nothing could be further from the truth. As someone who got her green fingers...

The time has come to swap out chunky coats for breathable cardigans and thick blankets with plush throws – the winter chill has begun to thaw! But as we do that, we should all consider getting rid of a few things as opposed to just...

You are what you eat. Everything from the soil your produce is planted in, the calibre of the seed being sown, to the pesticides used and harvestings process – it all feeds into the quality of the product. Because we are beginning to really understand...

Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time:  40 minutes Serves: 3 - 4 people  INGREDIENTS: 1.5 cups dried dahl 1 cup long-grain brown rice 3 tablespoons coconut butter 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp ground turmeric 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp mustard seeds ...

Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Servings: Approximately 10 - 15 small squares blondies   INGREDIENTS:  1 can chickpeas (drained and rinsed) 2 bananas  ½ cup natural unsweetened peanut butter ¼ cup date syrup Pinch salt 1 tsp baking powder 1 tbsp coconut flour JAM: 1 cup...