Redefine Properties unveiled its first retail urban rooftop farm at the Kenilworth Centre on 23 November. The HandPicked CityFarm initiative is being developed in partnership with the HandPicked programme of the Mr Price Foundation.
Each year Tru-Cape hosts its Heritage Orchard Open Day at Oak Valley Estate in Elgin, inviting the public for a guided walk to see and taste apple and pear varieties that are no longer in commercial production.
Moët & Chandon hosted its annual Moët & Chandon Grand Day on 22 June at the Michelangelo Hotel in Sandton. The 24-hour global celebration was in celebration of Moët & Chandon Impérial's 150th anniversary. The theme of the celebration was 'Studio 1869'.
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.