Being the photographer for NPO Harry Gwala Agri has been an incredibly inspiring and rewarding journey for me because of the people I meet through it and the operations I get to learn about and photograph. Harry Gwala Agri is a non-profit agricultural organisation that aims to uplift and facilitate growth among aspiring farmers. It’sContinue reading “Olivar Farm, where ‘growth’ starts with education”
Category Archives: Agriculture
AZN Greenfields: Making dreams reality one step at a time…
This week I went to Bizana in the Eastern Cape with Dylan Weyer of Harry Gwala Agri to meet 2 young women farmers, Zihkona Bhantshi and Athayanda Mdanyana. The women met while they were studying agriculture at the Umzimkulu TVET College. Zihkona did her in-service training at Eastwolds Farm in the Ixopo area through theContinue reading “AZN Greenfields: Making dreams reality one step at a time…”
Umko Citrus – the Lemon season begins!
I popped down to the Argus farm in the Umkomaas Valley this week to photograph the start of the lemon picking season. It’s an extraordinarily beautiful farm, forming part of the second day of the famous Sani2c cycle race route. The cyclists are in for a treat when they hit this section! On this day,Continue reading “Umko Citrus – the Lemon season begins!”
Just Love Calves
When Nue Pitout told me how and why she started this business in 2013 of rearing dairy cross beef calves and selling them at 4 months old, her story immediately resonated and will probably resonate with many other South African parents who are on the brink of sending a child to a private high school.Continue reading “Just Love Calves”
I’ve recently photographed the Mt Argus citrus Farm, a farm nestled deep in the Umkomaas Valley surrounded by red cliffs and bushveld with the mighty Umkomaas River winding through it. Alongside the river are soft citrus orchards, branches heavy and abundant with fruit. I arrive a few minutes earlier than the fruit pickers, and IContinue reading “Umko Citrus”
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