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.
APT Internship weeks 9, 10 & 11: Designing, Tweaking & Implementing a Staple Food and Food Forest System
Our Interns designed a Zone 2 system in their design week and we implemented it over three weeks.
To speed up the implementation, we hired a small TLB (digger/loader) in to cut off the first layer of Kweek or couch grass over an area of about 200 m2. That in itself was a challenge as sand is very hard to manage with large machines as […]
The inspiring Loubie Rusch of Making KOS took members of the 100 Homes Project and SEED staff on a delicious Indigenous food journey at Rocklands Urban Abundance Centre, sharing with us her incredible knowledge about the growing and preparing of highly nutritious and readily available indigenous foods such as veldkool and dune spinach.
We are extremely excited about the Indigenous Foods Pilot Garden being set up at […]