Some promising news out of Mzansi – as per article on Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.co.za/2017/12/07/joburgs-building-rooftops-are-being-turned-into-really-cool-farms_a_23299826/?utm_hp_ref=za-homepage
Sustainable Farming and Innovation
“Johannesburg’s 1921 Chamber of Mines building has become more then just an iconic architectural monument – it’s roof is now the first agricultural playground for a pilot project to access the feasibility of growing herbs and vegetables on the rooftops of inner city buildings.”
“As a result of the Chamber’s successful pilot project, the department of small business development (DSBD) has agreed to fund the start-up costs of another 24 projects in the inner city of Johannesburg – helping to provide sustainable employment to 24 farmers.”
Here is toasting to finding new innovative ways to farm in South Africa to contribute to food sustainability, together with creating employment!