APT Internship Week One: Food is Medicine

By |June 20th, 2014|

Food is Medicine is our first theme for the internship where we reconnect ourselves to our food sources and food cultures. The current food system, globalisation and supermarket culture have commoditized food to the point that much of the food available today is dubious in source, nutritionally deficient, highly processed and has often travelled for […]

APT Week 3 – Permaculture Designers Ready to Change the(ir) World

By |June 4th, 2014|

Our third and final week on the training segment of the Applied Accredited Permaculture Training Programme rounded off regenerative agriculture practice by planting up the seed bank garden to maximum capacity at Rocklands. Before we moved into the final Permaculture design work, Wendy Crawford spent time with the students sharing her experiences on grain production […]

APT Week 2: Journey Into Sustainability

By |May 27th, 2014|

Our second weeks journey on the Accredited Permaculture Training Programme started with the home. We explored the design and materials involved in sustainable buildings, and the ecosystems that can be created around them to accept the waste products from the house. This led us into working with  both domestic and large-scale composting techniques with a […]

Welcome to the APT: Inspiring Growth in the Green Economy

By |May 21st, 2014|

Week one of the Accredited Permaculture Training and Internship Programme has flown by, and what a week it has been. An air of excitement amongst participants and facilitators has been abundant as SEED’s vision to enable youth to participate in the green economy as a truly sustainable solution to South Africa’s employment crisis becomes a […]

NEW Applied Permaculture Training and Internship blog coming soon!

By |May 16th, 2014|

SEED is growing the permaculture revolution in the Cape Flats with our Accredited Permaculture Training and Internship programme  which started Monday 12 May. Update of the first weeks happenings and happiness coming soon.