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22Jan 21
At The Crossroads blog

At The Crossroads

The COVID lockdown and movement restrictions in South Africa have undoubtedly hastened the evolution of consumers reconnecting with the origin of their food—and those who produce it. Throughout 2020, more and more people began using online food platforms, choosing to source food directly from farmers and growers. Unfortunately, once the movement restrictions were eased, most people soon returned to the old habits of ‘convenience’ shopping at the supermarkets. I say ‘most’, because the seeds of change were undoubtedly sown. New…

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14Jan 21

Certified Regenerative by AGW Pilot Farms Selected

Following the recent launch of our newest label, Certified Regenerative by A Greener World (AGW), we are thrilled to select over 50 farms to join the programme’s pilot phase. Building on our successful family of leading labels, the new certification will provide a whole-farm assurance of sustainability, measuring benefits for soil, water, air, biodiversity, infrastructure, animal welfare and social responsibility. Key features of the programme include transparent, rigorous standards; high animal welfare; a holistic, farmer-led approach; early and broad access to regenerative markets;…

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20Oct 20
Eddie's Eggs farm in South Africa

Eddie’s Eggs – Eastern Cape, South Africa

Set in the middle of the beautiful Eastern Cape stretch of the Sundays Rivers Valley, Eddie’s Eggs is located in the largest citrus producing region in the country. Farmer Eddie Ferreira manages a flock of over 5,000 Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World (AGW), Certified Non-GMO by AGW laying hens and produces Certified Non-GMO by AGW animal feed for sale to the public. The chickens at Eddie’s Eggs are free to range in the organic orchards, which offer…

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31Jul 20
Boschendal – South Africa. farm profile

Boschendal – South Africa

One of the oldest farms in South Africa, founded in 1685, Boschendal farm is set in the Drakenstein Valley surrounded by dramatic mountain landscapes, lush gardens and vines, and the original farmstead complex with a history which dates back more than 300 years. Today, Boschendal is a Cape winelands icon and a cherished wine and food destination. The vineyards and fruit trees have been joined by vegetable gardens and a growing herd of Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World…

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15Apr 20
COVID-19 will be tough on farms. Here are a few ways you can help. Blog post

COVID-19 will be tough on farms. Here are a few ways you can help.

As COVID-19 deepens its impact, A Greener World is working to protect our staff and communities (see more about our response here), but farmers are going to need support from all of us. Now is the time to be rallying around our independent farmers. Because of this epidemic, they could see orders from restaurants and food vendors be severely restricted or indeed canceled. This is an area that causes us grave concern, as most of our certified farmers supply markets…

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