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...

Farmers Markets have been around for decades. They’ve grown in popularity over the past years, mainly because food education is one of the leading health and wellness conversations consumers are having at the moment. And the perks of these weekly gatherings reach far beyond the...

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...

With cold winter mornings on the increase, stay in bed a little longer and prepare your breakfast the night before with overnight oats! Serves 2 INGREDIENTS 1 cup rolled oats 2 Tbsps. chia seeds 1 orange, chopped 2 Tbsps. cacao nibs ¼ cup...

On 18 September, 2018 the South African Constitutional Court ruled the private use of marijuana legal. This gave many Rastafarians and weed smokers a reason to rejoice, but it left a lot of citizens scratching their heads too. For many, the ‘holy herb’ and hemp...

We’ve all rolled our eyes while our mother’s have whined, “Don’t waste your food, there are children starving in (insert poverty-stricken country here).” But how far does our irresponsible consumption reach? Well, you’d be alarmed to find that western countries like America and the United...

It’s amazing how uplifting it can be to bring just the smallest bit of greenery into your home. More than their aesthetic appeal, however, leafy plants are also exceptionally useful additions to your environment. They are, of course, natural air fresheners, absorbing carbon dioxide and...

South Africa is a paint palette layered with a swirl of colourful cultures. And fire connects us all. Countless meals have been cooked, stories been told, and cultures united around a crackling braai fire. And it is a warm and familiar place where meat-eaters, vegetarians...

Spring has sprung and the earth is simply bursting with new life. This time of year often inspires people to start cultivating some greenery of their own – be it a flower pot on your windowsill or an organic veggie patch in the garden, we...

Food may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you see flowers blossoming in your back garden. Perhaps food for bees and butterflies? Yet edible flowers have been valued across cultures as a special kind of cuisine since ancient times. Rose petals...