about flower valley
What we do

 

SUSTAINABLE HARVESTING

When you pick fynbos sustainably, you not only protect the fynbos kingdom for future generations, you also protect the jobs of those who live by harvesting it. For some species, it’s already too late with many already extinct. On the Agulhas Plain in South Africa, where Flower Valley Conservation Trust is based, hundreds more are on the Red Data list. read more…

 

ALIEN CLEARING COORDINATION

Invasive alien plants pose a major threat to the fynbos kingdom. A recent study found they cost the Cape Floristic Region around R700-million a year. Aliens are also a key contributor to climate change. read more…

 

FLOWER VALLEY’S PRE-SCHOOL (EARLY LEARNING CENTRE)

Flower Valley hosts a pre-school, called the Early Learning Centre, on Flower Valley Farm, just outside Gansbaai in the Western Cape of South Africa. The school provides a needs-based education programme to the community and to the children of the area. read more…

 

AGULHAS BIODIVERSITY INITIATIVE

The Agulhas Biodiversity Initiative (ABI) is a landscape initiative working throughout the Overberg region of the Western Cape, South Africa, with emphasis on the Agulhas Plain. Agulhas Biodiversity Initiative’s first phase ran from 2003 up to 2010. read more…

 

RESPONSIBLE TOURISM

Flower Valley Farm, based just outside Gansbaai in the Western Cape of South Africa, is a showcase for flourishing fynbos and well-functioning ecosystems. The farm is host to many critically endangered lowland fynbos species. read more…

DONORS & PARTNERS

        

   

Your own Erica ID kit:

There are around 660 Erica species in the Cape Floral Kingdom. On Flower Valley Farm, we’ve got 19 Erica species. (Most notably, you’ll find the Endangered Erica irregularis.) We’ve compiled an Erica ID kit of the main Erica species you’ll find in our area. And we’re making this kit available to those who have Adopted a Hectare on Flower Valley Farm.