Yesterday (19 August 2020) the Food Lab together with Community Chest co-hosted a webinar considering the link between human and planetary health. Marcelle Mentor (from Columbia University) highlighted the critical importance of education when it comes to nutrition and noted that food insecurity is not...

A female farmer from Khayelitsha made headlines recently after advertising her fresh spinach on social media.  by Erene Oberholzer A 27-year-old female farmer from Khayelitsha in Cape Town recently went viral in South Africa after wanting to ‘feed the nation one spinach at a time’. Yes, Ncumisa Mkabile went...

A top level report to the Western Cape government paints a stark picture of the lockdown food crisis in some communities.One community reports: "Families are starving, struggling and urgently waiting for food hampers. The situation is very bad." Another says "hunger is going to dramatically increase...