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SEED is an established, award-winning non‐profit and public benefits organization (PBO 930024544) operating from Mitchells Plain on the Cape Flats. Our work over the last 12 years has shown us that it is possible to transform whole communities through growing a culture of outdoor learning in schools.

Rocklands Urban Abundance Centre is growing as the first pilot of this model. It incorporates education, demonstration, innovation and research with community enterprise.

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APT Internship Week 7: Natural Building

In our urban landscapes, we see the consistent use of inappropriate materials and designs that create an imbalance within all the surrounding systems. In our cities, institutional environments and housing developments we see and feel the dominating presence of these spaces. Built spaces are designed to influence our thoughts, emotions, behavior and our movement.

The current, dominant selection of building materials also leads us back […]

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Permablitz at Mitchell’s Plain Rehabilitation Centre

Our incredible Accredited Permaculture Training Interns put their knowledge to good use and permablitzed (permaculture blitzed!) the St. James In-Take Centre in Mitchells Plain: a rehabilitation centre created and supported by a wonderful woman called Roslyn where she works with recovering addicts from her home. Her permablitz team is designing the gardens’systems so that it will assist in providing the medicinal and nutritional requirements […]

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