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Mary Mlambo

“I have such happy memories of living at Rietvlei where my garden was full of mielies, pumpkins, sweet potatoes, goats, chickens, dogs and a cow”. Mary now lives on a small property in kwaChief where free roaming livestock belonging to other people cause her a real headache. 196 more words


Nhlakanipho Nzimande

Nhlakanipho believes that true wealth comes from a strong community, meaningful work and the ability to grow and eat good food.

He recalls with pride the family stories that are still told, about the time when his ancestors lived sustainably at amaKhuze, before they were forcibly removed during Apartheid resettlements… 208 more words


From Lawn to Food Forest. Update # 2

I wrote an  earlier post about how  we are transitioning our lawns into food forests. I am posting about our project so that others can learn from our mistakes, or take inspiration from our approach. 907 more words

Food Not Lawns

When the garden pays off

Please enjoy this picture of this breakfast bagel. It seems like every day now that winters pasted in able to enjoy something good from out back. 111 more words


Can't Stop The Feeling

“I fly so high, no ceiling, when I’m in my zone.”-Justin Timberlake

Happy Monday loves! This weekend was filled with lots of love and kisses and yummy food. 128 more words


The Official MYD Name My Hens Contest ™

As it was foretold in the ancient scrolls, my little “hobby” of raising backyard chickens is slowly but surely turning into a full on addiction. And as any addict would, I just scored another fix. 612 more words

Critters And Such

On not deciding to run a red light

Yesterday was a big “yes” day for me.  I said yes to attending a corporate softball game, which thankfully was cancelled. I do not enjoy playing softball.  557 more words