Gourmet Mushroom Enterprise News

By |March 30th, 2015|

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 […]

Launch of SEED’s Inaugural School Holiday Programme

By |March 6th, 2015|

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 […]

Indigenous foods to boost food security in the Cape Flats

By |September 19th, 2014|

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 […]

Transform your Life with Permaculture at the SEED Open Day

By |September 16th, 2014|

The SEED OPEN DAY is happening SATURDAY 27 SEPTEMBER 2014 at Rocklands Urban Abundance Centre in Mitchells Plain from 10 am to 1pm.


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 […]

Food Freedom Activists Permablitz Portlands, Mitchells Plain.

By |September 9th, 2014|

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 […]

“Perma -blitz” in the Plainsman

By |August 17th, 2014|

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 […]

Permablitz at Mitchell’s Plain Rehabilitation Centre

By |August 13th, 2014|

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 […]

Food Freedom Project in the Plainsman

By |August 7th, 2014|

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 […]

Our Cape Flats Adapted Heirloom Seedbank is Growing

By |August 6th, 2014|

Thanks to all of Tania’s love and commitment, our Cape Flats adapted Heirloom Seed Bank is growing beautifully.

Dino Kale

Purple Peas


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.

SEED School Holidays Programme

By |August 5th, 2014|

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 […]