Mxolisi – An emerging young farmer

One of the unexpected outcomes of Covid is the growing number of emerging young farmers who are born and bred in Tjakastad, Elukwatini, in Mpumalanga, South Africa. For many of these young farmers, Mxolisi Nkambule is their role model and inspiration.  Mxolisi started farming in 2017 out of desperation but…

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TRIBUTE TO GOGO THANGO

  Gogo Thango, a much-loved farmer from the community of Julius Mkhonto, Elukwatini, Mpumalanga, passed away on 12 August 2020. Richard Haigh, an agroecology (AE) trainer who owns Enaleni Farm, near Richmond in KwaZulu Natal, paid tribute to Gogo Thango who had attended his 5-day AE training workshop in November…

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