South Africa: Protecting the Precious Western Cape Food Basket

The Philippi Horticultural Area provides a vital supply of vegetables to the Western Cape and employs thousands of people. Farmers and their livelihoods and that of their employees are coming under threat as plans are afoot by developers to build houses on the land. GroundUp reports.



  • South Africa:  Protecting the Precious Philippi Aquifer

    GroundUp, 30 October 2017

    Visiting Johan Terblanche's Farm in the Philippi Horticultural Area (PHA) is like landing in a huge vegetable basket. There's food everywhere. At 7am it's just beginning to get… Read more »

Photo Essay

Philippi Farms - Work starts at sunrise on the farms