Cape Town's urban gardens – Urban farms have become a growing trend in Cape Town. People set up farms in parking lots, grow them out of toilets and even old TV sets.
Cape Town's urban gardens – Local food activists hope that by teaching locals how to grow their own vegetables, they will not only improve the city's eating habits, but provide a source of income for many.
Cape Town's urban gardens – Local non-profit Soil for Life teaches 12-week gardening and nutrition courses to Capetonians. Some students attribute the lessons with changing their lives.
Cape Town's urban gardens – Cavalleria Primary School, set in one of Cape Town's more disadvantaged neighborhoods, also saw positive changes in the lives of their students once they introduced their own food garden. The school principal says student performance and general health have improved greatly since they've started working in the garden.
Cape Town's urban gardens – In the last few years, Cape Town has witnessed the proliferation of hundreds of community gardens and urban farms. Abalimi is one organization that has worked to link the city's new micro-farmers with the types of middle-earners eager to fill their cupboards with local, organic produce.