Archive: 29/06/2017

 

Waste to Food: PnP cutting down on food waste through innovative project

Pick n Pay, with assistance from the Ackerman Pick n Pay Foundation, has invested R2m in the social enterprise project, which diverts waste from landfill to the Waste to Food project. The Philippi-based project... Read more about 'Waste to Food: PnP cutting down on food waste through innovative project'...


Deciduous fruit industry signs charter to protect honey bees

At the Hortgro Science Technical Symposium 2017, deciduous fruit grower bodies falling under the Hortgro umbrella signed a Bee & Pollination Charter which aims to address the plight of bees in South Africa.... Read more about 'Deciduous fruit industry signs charter to protect honey bees'...


PEDI Urban Agriculture Academy to create a cohort of emerging farmers

The R3m PEDI Urban Agriculture Academy, established in the precinct of the Philippi Fresh Produce Market, has recently been launched. This urban farmer training academy showcases a ground-breaking organic vegetable growing system that optimises... Read more about 'PEDI Urban Agriculture Academy to create a cohort of emerging farmers'...