Summer harvest at the Living Soils Community Learning Farm

Summer harvest at the Living Soils Community Learning Farm

Within eight months of starting with the project, the first harvest of vegetables from the Living Soils Community Learning farm started in November 2019 and since then, approximately 1700 kilograms of produce have been harvested from just under a hectare land. The...
Celebrating 20 Years!

Celebrating 20 Years!

On Friday 1 November we celebrated our 20th anniversary! What started as an idea to provide a space where people could live and learn together in an ecologically restorative community, the past 20 years has allowed the Sustainability Institute to grow into a beautiful...
First planting at the Living Soils Community Learning Farm

First planting at the Living Soils Community Learning Farm

The Living Soils Community Learning Farm, an initiative between partners Woolworths, Spier and the Sustainability Institute, is a learning farm situated in Lynedoch, Stellenbosch that will demonstrate ecologically-restorative methods to grow nutrient-rich foods to...
Pictures worth a thousand words

Pictures worth a thousand words

The Lynedoch Children’s House situated at the Sustainability Institute in the Stellenbosch winelands, has partnered with Creative Contracts to pilot the first ever Comic Contract for a school environment in South Africa. Instead of giving parents a text heavy contract...
From cotton to khadi

From cotton to khadi

Being immersed in Wardha, India for two weeks is an unforgettable experience Before setting off for India, I did not quite know what to expect. This is the first time I travelled to India and felt ‘blind’ in terms of visiting this new country. Reflecting back, I see...