Xola Keswa

Put on your Permaculture Glasses! Xola Keswa-Dlamini cannot pass a pile of rotting logs or heap of dry leaves without thinking how useful they would be in a food garden. “We are surrounded by so many valuable resources. There should be food growing everywhere. Unfortunately, many people still throw these resources away.” Xola didn’t always…

Secret Gardens of Engonjeni

“I don’t see the point of selling food to hungry people” Percival Gwala tells me. His neighbour Christopher Mbele agrees, “We like to help those around us who are needy.” Engonjeni is a small settlement in Lion’s River – the name translates as The Secret Place.   These men are enthusiastically growing and sharing food with…