This is how poor communities are bringing fresh food to the destitute
Township farmers are providing a vital service to the needy, while changing mindsets about food security
Township farmers, with barely enough food to feed themselves, are donating their time and crops to feed needy neighbours in Cape Town’s underprivileged communities.
The farmers, initially trained to address food security in struggling neighbourhoods, are now a vital welfare service for many destitute families who live just a few hundred metres from some of SA’s richest.
Instead of selling all their produce, the farmers are also donating veggies and bread from a new bakery to a school, a soup kitchen and the elderly...