FARMING

Award-winning Zimbabwean N7 farmers’ version of events disputed

Landowners give different account

By GroundUp Staff - 11 May 2016
Photo of a man in a field

Zimbabweans make thriving farm on abandoned land

Land-owner on N7 bet them that it was unprofitable

By Tariro Washinyira - 4 May 2016
Photo of Sebina Fortuin

Mother of poisoned farmworker demands answers

18-year-old died after drinking insecticide

By Barbara Maregele - 15 April 2016
Photo of farmworker Charles Limpho Morena

Robertson farmworkers accuse contractor of “unfair” dismissal

Employer says contracts came to an end

By Barbara Maregele - 5 April 2016
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Voters fed up with councillor in Cape Town’s vegetable garden

Urban pressure on Philippi can affect food prices across city

By Steve Kretzmann - 31 March 2016
Photo of Leon Rix and an unknown man

Philippi workers blockade farm after dismissal

Women accuse farmer of racism

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 9 March 2016
Photo of farm worker on land

Farm worker wage up R40 a week

Rate of increase to slow down in future

By GroundUp Staff - 1 March 2016

Concerns that drought and weak currency will push up food prices

The skyrocketing price of both white and yellow maize during 2015 as well as estimates of only half of the usual crop sizes being planted for the 2016 season raise concerns for food price inflation.

By Ashleigh Furlong - 13 January 2016