Over the past several months The Gourmet Mushroom Enterprise has undergone quite a few shifts that have consisted of challenges and new opportunities. During this period of inconsistent load-shedding, we have felt the realities of running a community enterprise in Mitchells Plain and have become even more eager to get off the grid so we […]
We are incredibly proud to announce the first of the SEED School Holiday Programmes which will run this year. Our inaugural programme takes place at Rocklands Urban Abundance Centre in Mitchells Plain from 7 April – 11 April from 8.30am – 4.30pm each day.
The programme is aimed at children from the area aged between 7 […]
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 SEED OPEN DAY is happening SATURDAY 27 SEPTEMBER 2014 at Rocklands Urban Abundance Centre in Mitchells Plain from 10 am to 1pm.
EDUCATIONAL DISPLAYS AND DEMONSTRATIONS:
Organic food, fruit and medicine gardening.
Healthy cooking and herbal remedies.
Composting, worm farms, liquid manures and more.
DIY green technology like earth ovens, solar ovens, solar food driers,energy saving devices and solar […]
SEED Food freedom Project activists are currently “permablitzing” and implemeting a Nodal Resource Centre at Wilweena and Ronald Fortune’s home that will support members of the Food Freedom Project and other residents of the Portlands area in Mitchells Plain. Wilweena is a home entrepreneur and her newly acquired gardening skills will support her as a […]
The permablitzing (permaculture blitzing) of the the St. James In-Take Centre in Mitchells Plain was featured in the Mitchells Plain community newspaper, the Plainsman. The St James In-Take Centre is a rehabilitation centre created and supported by a wonderful woman called Roslyn who works with recovering addicts from her home.
SEED’s Accredited Permaculture Training Interns […]
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 […]
Our Food Freedom Project was recently featured in the Plainsman – the Mitchells Plain community newspaper. So far we have 70 Mitchells Plain families involved is this WesBank sponsored project who for a membership fee of just R80 per year receive a two day permaculture food gardening course, 20 kg’s of compost, 10 kg’s of […]
Thanks to all of Tania’s love and commitment, our Cape Flats adapted Heirloom Seed Bank is growing beautifully.
Rocklands Seed Bank on a wintery morning
Tania and her Seed Bank
Watch this space… we plan to be selling our Cape Flats adapted Heirloom Seed’s to the public soon.
School holidays can be a very vulnerable time for many children as parents are forced to leave children at home while they work. Jakob Sonntag one of our fantastic volunteers from Germany ran a school holidays programme at Rocklands these last June holidays, engaging the children in environmental education in a fun and creative way, whilst […]