Farmers speak out against new plant bills

Pending legislation will have a devastating effect if made into law, claim small scale producers


News | 26 September 2017

Women farm workers’ rights routinely violated

Government unresponsive say workers


News | 15 September 2017

“Our government does not care about us - they only take care of wild animals”

Conflict between humans and wildlife in the Eastern Cape


Brief | 8 September 2017

Women farm workers protest labour law violations

Survey finds many earn below minimum wage


News | 4 September 2017

Farmers in Eastern Cape village have to give their crops away

They have nowhere to sell their maize


News | 28 July 2017

“Where must we go?” ask sisters facing eviction from wine farm

“But what do we do?” says owner of Excelsior

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News | 14 July 2017

Robertson’s dumping ground for farm workers

Councillor threatens GroundUp after we ask questions

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Feature | 10 July 2017

No respect for learners in farm schools

Fate of historic Grootkraal school hangs in the balance


Opinion | 4 May 2017

Meet Mthatha beekeeper Thoko Njemla

Former receptionist employs five people in her own business


News | 18 January 2017

New dispute at Robertson Winery

Union and management at odds over post-strike deal


News | 11 January 2017

“We want a better life, maybe a brick house”

Elderly retrenched farm workers describe their difficulties


News | 1 December 2016

Weather station for KZN small farmers

Municipal project aims to to help rural families


Brief | 24 November 2016

Elderly farm workers face eviction

Some have worked on the Grabouw farm for more than 35 years


News | 22 November 2016

“We are struggling” says Robertson Winery worker as strike enters 13th week

Latest company offer rejected as union demands R8,500 per month


News | 18 November 2016

Vegetable garden faces chop for being too ‘untidy’

"Not in our backyard," say library staff


News | 25 October 2016

Strike at Robertson Winery enters its second month

Workers want a minimum of R8,500 a month


News | 21 September 2016