Touch for Health by Tonia Woodburn: It’s a balancing act…

I live in the farming district of Ixopo and most of us head to the bright lights (if you can call Maritzburg that) for any retail therapy, entertainment that is outside of the braai and dinner at friends┬ácategory, or school events. We are in a farming district that from a distance, might appear a little… Read More

New Avo farming Development in Ixopo KwaZulu-Natal

For much of the Ixopo and Highflats agricultural history, dairy farming and timber have dominated this area. A few years ago, citrus was introduced and now Avo farming is about to take off too. I had the pleasure of photographing the first major commercial avo development happening, implemented by Craig Macfarlane of Ixopo. On this… Read More

5 day AgDevCo agriculture shoot in the North of Malawi

I had the pleasure of going back to Malawi for a shoot for AgDevCo, an investment company partnering with smallholder farmer units (SDU’s) within large agricultural companies. This 5 day shoot included everything from community agricultural training, a Groundnut factory, paprika, macadamias and the largest mac factory in Malawi (Tropha) to farm supply stores. Here… Read More