WORK FROM THE FIELD

Training Day

The first Farmer2Market training workshop took place on 28 February 2019 at Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in West Rand Johannesburg.

Farming Solutions

Farming solution is an app that shows a farmer how they can farm better and according to local Gap standards.

Stakeholders' Engagement

Key to the success of the project is engaging with stakeholders and keeping good relations. Our farmers are their farmers.

ODK Visit

Capturing farmer's details into the Farmer2market database using an application OKD. This application takes the location of the farmer and details of the farmer.

Officials Gap Training

Local Gap training for officials in Peddie. A small cluster with four farms producing vegetables mostly spinach and cabbage which they sell to informal markets.

EU Visit

The EU along with Department of Environment affairs and Solidaridad visited 4 farmers in the OR Tambo District, Eastern Cape. 3 farmers from Mthatha and one farmer from Port St Johns.

Siyakhana Visit

Siyakhana, UJ Peets and Solidaridad teamed up and visited the three schools which are in the integrated schools project by Siyakhana, where solutions were discussed.

European Union Farm Visit

Meet the Farmer

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European Union Farm Visit

The European Union, along with the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) and Solidaridad visited two farms in the Putfontein area, Gauteng Province.

We are excited to have linked Mr Walter Sebela with Miami canners as off-takers for his Gherkins.

Business Development Manual

On the 12th & 13th of February 2020, the EU Delegation to South Africa Project Officer:  Ms Lidia Afonso, visited farms that are part of the Farmer2Market project

Meet the farmer

Stories From The Field

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Meet some of the farmers we work with in the KZN region, Mr Ngate Maake and Benjamin Ndlovu

Training remains the best way to increase farmer efficiency

Training Material: Advisory Notes on local.g.a.p. PFA Standard – Module 1 Site History & Management 

Training Material: Advisory Notes on local.g.a.p. PFA Standard – Module 2 Health and Safety & Workers Welfare

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Training Material: Advisory Notes on local.g.a.p. PFA Standard – Module 4 Chemical Handling & Disposal

Training Material: Advisory Notes on local.g.a.p. PFA Standard – Module 5 Harvest and Post Harvest activities

Training Material: Advisory Notes on local.g.a.p. PFA Standard – Module 6 Record Keeping

Training Material: Advisory Notes on local.g.a.p. PFA Standard – Module 7 Risk Assessment & Management Plans

Resource Centre

Meet The Farmer​

Certification Is Key

Training Material: Advisory Notes on local.g.a.p. PFA Standard – Module 8 Water Management

Meet some of the farmers Mr George Masilela

GLOBALG.A.P./Localg.a.p. Certification is the key to accessing formal markets