An Accidental Ode to Potatoes

It’s potato season in the KZN Midlands. It’s also the time of year when Terra Madre Day is celebrated. This annual Slow Food event held on 10 December, is a favourite of mine. I love the idea that we are connecting with thousands of people across the globe celebrating good, clean, fair food and diverse…

All Local Long Table

Terra Madre is one of my favourite celebrations.  This year, I invited inspiring women who grow food, cook food, barter food and eat food, particularly local, unpackaged, slow food, to join me at a long table on the veranda. Terra Madre Day highlights the relationship between food and climate change as part of the Menu…

Enaleni

I have wanted to visit Enaleni for ages, so was pleased to hear that the KZN Slow Food Convivium was meeting there yesterday. The Zulu word Enaleni implies “a place of agricultural abundance; a place where there is more than enough.” And it certainly is. Richard Haigh has spent the past 5 years turning a piece of KwaZulu Natal hillside…