Growing my own food stems from something much bigger; a realisation that I had about why we eat the way we do and it comes down to one thing: cities. Cities are very new in terms of human history, and they have done amazing things for us. These are the hubs of science, education, medicine, Read More

I used to shop once a week – or rather my better half did – but I saw a ¼ of all the food I bought go off, packaged to suit retail space, not how much I eat and when, and if there’s one thing that I can’t do, it’s waste food, so all, Read More

My greenhouse was working great, but I soon realized that I would never be able to compete with what nature offered for free: sunlight, water, soil; which brought me to the next logical step and an obvious but profound realization: I don’t eat grass. The greenhouse is the realm of the scientist in me., Read More

If we we’re supposedly smart enough to put a man on the moon, surely we can figure out how to marry human smarts with natural systems in a way that allows us to exist more harmoniously with the planet as a whole in the places we live and work. This, I believe, will be, Read More

I never thought that I would end up building a career as a foodie, and yet here I am, South Africa’s ‘bush cook’ as people have come to call me. It all started as a happy-go-lucky road trip where I would cook for my friends, but that novelty eventually wore off as time went on, Read More