Save them by rinsing them and placing them in an open container to dry out. They don’t’ smell. Here are the many uses for them in planting and in your garden.
On Friday 25 July, I and members of the new AWiA team visited our small veggie garden on the TLC Farm. One of the main reasons for the visit was to do some planning for a possible Women's Month and to inspect land for a potential 5 Ha Chilli plantation. I've shared some images from the visit.
Thandeka Mlandeli, the future face of agri-preneurship and our first farmer in training.
Posted by Janice Scheckter on July 3, 2019 8:25 AM SAST
It's always astounded us why South Africa companies insist on buying corporate gifts made in foreign countries, creating jobs outside of Mzanzi. Now AWiA,s Farm-In-A-Box can be custom branded for corporates seeking 100% locally made corporate gifts.
Yesterday, myself and one of the AWiA co-founders, Sibongile Cele, visited our organic veggie farm at TLC Children's Home in Eikenhof. What started as an overgrown weed patch on 17 July 2018 is now an abundant beautiful veggie garden.
Posted by Janice Scheckter on November 20, 2018 5:50 AM SAST
Right in the heart of Hillbrow, a suburb of many different narratives, some good and some, a little frightening at times, is the Mcebo Wealth Rooftop Farm. On Saturday 17 November, a market day welcomed tourists and those with a passion for agriculture.
Sibongile Cele of Mcebo Wealth Rooftop Farm who is also the provider of AWiA's heritage seeds and a founder of AWiA.
AWiA, ever-present selling our Farm-in-a-box.
On 6 November AWiA was one of the organisations invited to present at Landbank's inaugural innovation day. At the event, Landbank CEO, TP spoke about the passion he witnessed, displayed by the likes of AWiA, MADST, the Khula App, The University of Johannesburg's iZindaba Zokudla program and more.
TP Nchocho, CEO, the Landbank
Posted by Ayanda Khuzwayo on October 24, 2018 5:20 AM SAST
Its harvesting season and the team at TLC children's home has been hard at work. The programme, which initially kicked off on the 18th of July as part of the Mandela day commemorations, aims to supply the TLC children's home with freshly produced vegetables. The programme has been running smoothly according to Thandeka Mlandeli who manages the Garden, "The plan is to improve the farm every day" she said.
Posted by Janice Scheckter on July 20, 2018 8:20 AM SAST
As part of a Mandela Day commemoration, TLC children’s home in Bronkhorstfontein were the recipients of a vegetable garden. The garden was installed thanks to sponsorship from Ingersoll Rand who commissioned a newly formed non-profit company AWiA to assist in setting up the garden.