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You are entitled to your feelings.

On the page, "How do people react in a Pandemic?", the Nieman foundation states under the heading "Five principle bulwarks against denial" that people should feel entitled to feel fear.… Continue

Posted on April 30, 2010 at 1:29pm

Best food is your own food

I am sitting at home with lots of my family. We are eating a good South-African Sunday lunch with the chickens my mother bred her self, lamb my father in law bred himself and all the good vegetables from my own garden. The food is fresh and the different tastes explodes in your mouth. For dessert, my aunt brought preserved peaches (which was grown in her own garden), served with ice-cream bought from the dairy farm close to my parent's home.



To some this sounds almost impossible,…
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Posted on April 29, 2010 at 10:47am — 1 Comment

Advertising "food securers"

I helped develop a website for Tateni Home Care Nursing Services, who already have their own vegetable garden, but would like to expand it. The website helps them keep in touch with their sponsors and creates an opportunity for new sponsors/volunteers to join them in their quest to create food and care opportunities in their community.

You can always use the skills you have to make a difference!

Posted on April 29, 2010 at 10:36am — 1 Comment

Creativity needed to secure food security in South Africa

As reported by Pretoria News (please read), food security in South Africa is under a very serious threat because of crime on farms. As South Africa's neighboring countries also look to South Africa for aid in food shortages, this is a very disturbing fact. The safety of our farms and farm-workers is at a critical low and if something is not done quickly and decisively, South Africans and its… Continue

Posted on April 29, 2010 at 7:11am

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At 5:12pm on May 2, 2010, PJE said…
Thank you Stephen
Apologies for not accepting sooner, I've been away.
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Hey Stephan - thanks for the invite :)
 
 
 

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