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Spot these 5 offbeat fynbos animals

Spot these 5 offbeat fynbos animals

Our unique corner of the Cape Floral Kingdom is well known for its fabulous fynbos diversity. But what about the animals? And those little critters that rely completely on fynbos to survive.

Stellenbosch University visits Flower Valley

Stellenbosch University visits Flower Valley

Flower Valley’s Sustainable Harvesting team hosted the Conservation Ecology students from Stellenbosch University for the whole week, testing the field assessment set out by the Sustainable Harvesting Programme.

Our first day of school

Our first day of school

We have a house full of happy faces – as our Early Learning Centre opens its doors for 2017. It’s the first day of school, and this year we have 28 children joining us to learn more about themselves and about nature.

Oom Alfred’s fynbos legacy

Oom Alfred’s fynbos legacy

Our former Harvesting Manager, Oom Alfred Swarts has died aged 62. He was diagnosed with cancer in 2015, and died at his home in Stanford on Saturday 17 December.

Flower Valley’s latest news

Flower Valley’s latest news

There’s a lot of resolve needed to meet the challenges faced by non-profit organisations. For us, it’s so gratifying when our work results in positive change.

Creating a better world

Creating a better world

Three young scholars graduated from the Flower Valley Early Learning Centre at the end-of-year concert, held at the Masakhane Community Hall in December.

Flower Valley’s latest news

Flower Valley’s latest news

What a great time of the year to be on Flower Valley Farm. We’ve just traversed the farm to give feedback to those who have adopted hectares.

New support for fynbos conservation

New support for fynbos conservation

The Sustainable Harvesting Programme has a new team member. Kirsten Retief joins the team as the Conservation Extension and Applied Research Coordinator. She will meet with landowners and harvesters, providing support to meet environmental best practice principles in the fynbos sector.