Sandringham, outside Stellenbosch, recently hosted the annual South African Cheese Festival. The festival offers small cheesemakers the opportunity to receive exposure for their businesses and products.
Poultry producer Astral Foods has been assisting the World of Birds Wildlife Sanctuary in Hout Bay, which has been under financial strain over the past 12 months. It has been providing the sanctuary with an R100,000 worth of feed per month since August 2018.
Cape Town-based aerial data-analytics company Aerobotics recently unveiled five new agricultural modernisations that are set to improve the way farmers operate. The company showcased the new technologies at its Future of Farming event at Leopard's Leap Wine Farm in Franschhoek on 11 October 2018, which was broadcast across 11 locations in most local farming communities, including Citrusdal, Johannesburg, Pretoria, KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, Kirkwood, Patensie, Tzaneen, Nelspruit, and Hartswater.
The Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction recently treated wine enthusiast to this year's lineup of individually crafted wines at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The wines will be auctioned off at the Spier Wine Estate in Stellenbosch on 29 September 2018.
The Wine Art Food Festival celebrated a variety of the country's top wine farms at Freedom Park in Pretoria on 5 May 2018. Over 1500 wine, art and food lovers descended on the Heritage site tripling last year's attendance figures.
Arysta LifeScience South Africa's Galela Kakuhle small-scale farmer stewardship programme was unveiled at the at the East London International Convention Centre in East London on 15 March 2018. The programme is the result of a partnership between Arysta LifeScience and Umtiza Farmer's Corp.