Flower Valley News
What does it mean to pick Fynbos sustainably? There are a couple of things you should do – and some things you really shouldn’t do, when picking Fynbos if you’re wanting to pick responsibly.
Three new and emerging invasive alien species are being targeted on the Agulhas Plain. The plan is to rid the area of these three species – before they spread beyond their current farm boundaries, threatening our region’s biodiversity.
Every organisation reviews its strategy from time to time, to seize new opportunities and prepare for new challenges. Our review over the last year has been a great team-building exercise – and has led us to our new vision statement:
The Flower Valley Conservation Trust’s annual report for 2017 - 2018 is now available. And for Executive Director, Lesley Richardson, Flower Valley has (and continues to) focus on better lives, protected natural landscapes and greater sustainability. These are all...
The Good Hope Early Childhood Development Centre in Masakhane is now able to accommodate an additional 60 children. The centre, which serves children from birth to 5 years of age, has been extended with an additional site operating since October.
The demand for Fynbos has rocketed in recent years, with exports doubling since 2012. Fynbos is also now seen as an elite product – especially in the overseas markets.
Colours say so much. And colours in Fynbos amplify those messages.
These are some of the activities you can enjoy on a stay over in our farm house on Flower Valley Farm. The house is rustic and provides a nice breakaway from technology (there’s no TV, but there is wi-fi).
How can adults connect with a child? As adults, we must first understand ourselves – our desires, wishes and our fears.
For the first time, landowners and harvesters can now monitor the impacts of harvesting on fynbos populations. And all of this through an easy-to-use cellphone app. The app is meant to support fynbos management.