Flower Valley Conservation Trust
On 17 December 2019, news came that smoke had been spotted just below the lower Flower Valley border. The smoke was seen in a dense poplar tree forest, on a neighbour’s property. But with no way to enter, we had to wait it out and let it burn out towards Flower Valley Farm.
The Flower Valley Conservation Trust’s annual report for 2018 - 2019 is now available. Says Executive Director, Lesley Richardson: I’ve been part of an intricate Flower Valley Conservation Trust journey. This journey has seen Flower Valley evolve and grow. What...
The Flower Valley Conservation Trust Early Childhood Development (ECD) team has further strengthened our partnership with the Creative Skills Factory during the past six months.
The Trust is now advertising for a part-time position: We’re looking for an energetic individual to support Flower Valley’s Home-based ECD programme in the Baardskeerdersbos area.
The Trust is now advertising for the following full-time position: Outdoor Assistant (live-in position) to take responsibility for the overall garden establishment and general maintenance. Work in a team to create a pleasant and productive ‘food and discovery’ garden environment that is safe and secure for both children and visitors.
Wildfires: We’re certainly no stranger to their devastation. In 2006, the entire Flower Valley Farm burnt to the ground. It was an experience you can’t put words to. It not only
By Kirsten Watson For me, this year started like no other. We were only a few days into 2019 when we heard the news: It’s burning. Franskraal, our closest town (to Flower Valley Farm), was being evacuated. It was one of three fires burning in the Overstrand at the...
Pre-school learners in Buffeljagsbaai have moved into a newly-renovated building which can now care for at least 20 children.
A wonderful opportunity is available for an Administrator to contribute towards conservation within the Overberg. You will either be based in Bredasdorp or the Gansbaai region.
A new invasive alien clearing programme is ready to launch in the Overberg. The project is an Agulhas Biodiversity Initiative (ABI) project, implemented by Flower Valley Conservation Trust.
We’re hosting a Field Trip at Flower Valley Farm on Wednesday 7 August 2019 – introducing attendees to our Fynbos, sustainable harvesting practices, and conservancy action to protect Fynbos.
Flower Valley’s Early Childhood Development Programme is looking for a part-time ECD Administrator, to support admin functions for the programme.
Flower Valley Conservation Trust’s Gabbi Cook joined the Good Hope Early Learning Centre children and staff, the community and partners at the launch of the second phase of centre on Friday, 12 July 2019.
The most important aspect of development is for you to work and understand YOUR child’s individual and unique needs.
For the last 16 years, I’ve been part of the Flower Valley Conservation Trust team. But last week, for the first time, I addressed our Flower Valley Trustees and staff as Acting Executive Director.
Various events are taking place on Thursday, 18 July, at ECD sites that are part of the Flower Valley Early Childhood Development Programme. These include:
Building capacity of Fynbos harvesters is at the heart of the Sustainable Harvesting Programme.
What are you doing for your 67 minutes this Mandela Day? Here’s one idea: Join the Southern Overberg Botanical Society
The gardens at Flower Valley’s former pre-school are about to receive a makeover. The site will be used to bring pre-school children in touch with nature.
Flower Valley Farm welcomes a new assistant farm manager to the team – Mitch Afrika. Mitch completed his Bachelor of Sciences in Conservation Ecology (NQF level equivalent to honours) at Stellenbosch