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Training the future guardians of our natural environment

EcoTraining, a South Africa-based company, has helped more than 11 000 people from around the world qualify as nature guides, and its graduates are sought after by the ecotourism industry....
Mountain Zebra National Park, Eastern Cape

National parks for all seasons!

Experience South Africa’s national parks when they are at their best this coming year, says Taryn Arnott van Jaarsveld and René de Klerk.
Food and accommodation: what to provide and how to market it

Food and accommodation: what to provide and how to market it

In the final article of this four-part series, Julinda Schroeder examines what to take into account when planning pricing, food preparation, accommodation, and a marketing strategy. Some of these have...
Business and legal implications of an agritourism venture

Business and legal implications of an agritourism venture

Once you have conducted the necessary feasibility studies and determined the exact format of your agritourism business, the next step would be to decide on an appropriate business structure for...
Agritourism basics: Could you make it work?

Agritourism basics: Could you make it work?

Developing an agritourism operation may present a viable way to increase your farming income, while still maintaining normal farming activities, but it may not be suitable for every farm or...
Is agritourism the answer for your farming business’ woes?

Is agritourism the answer for your farming business’ woes?

Agritourism can offer farmers an ideal avenue for diversifying their agricultural enterprises while earning additional income. In a four-part series, Julinda Schroeder examines the advantages and disadvantages of establishing a tourism...
Lakenvlei Forest Lodge

Visit Lakenvlei Forest Lodge

Lakenvlei Forest Lodge in Mpumalanga, is situated in a 4 500ha pine plantation near Belfast, and offers a truly laid-back holiday experience.
Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre

Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre

Ann van Dyk started the cheetah centre on her parent’s chicken farm in North West in 1971. When the National Zoological Gardens of South Africa ran out of space to...
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Western Cape: Rooibos Heritage Route

The Rooibos Heritage Route offers an unique glimpse into the production process of Rooibos tea.
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Ensuring the success of your agritourism business

Farmers who start agritourism businesses are entrepreneurs and should acquire good marketing skills.
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AASA can benefit your agritourism business

In my previous article, I discussed the registration of a non-profit association for agritourism in South Africa. Named the Association for Agritourism in South Africa...
willow bend delicious cheese

‘Udderly’ delicious cheese delights visitors

Udder Delight is a Free State farm-style cheesery, where the passion of partners Yvette and Winett Mackenzie results in delicious hand-crafted cheeses and dairy products.

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International accolade for Farmer’s Weekly editor

International accolade for Farmer’s Weekly editor

Farmer’s Weekly editor Denene Erasmus has been awarded the inaugural Alltech International Award for Leadership in Agricultural Journalism from the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ).

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