Naturally Zimbabwean recipe competition

In order to tap into the inspirational talents of all you great cooks out there, we have decided to hold a competition for the...

Local herbal teas are better than rooibos!

Earlier this month The Herald newspaper reported that scientists at the University of Zimbabwe have announced that Zimbabwean herbal teas contain more health-giving anti-oxidants...

Binga’s rubies make farmers smile

Mr. Mudenga is a farmer in Binga District, whose life has been changed by what he calls the 'Rubies of Binga'. Binga is one...

Wild food collectors counter climate change

Activities such as bee-keeping and harvesting mushrooms and wild fruits are becoming an increasingly important contribution to food security and incomes for poor rural...

Drought busters – indigenous vegetables beat the heat

There is an idyllic scene when I arrive in Silobela, West of Kwekwe in Zimbabwe’s midlands. The grass is green, goats and cattle graze...

The food and seed festival highlights

“It was the best one yet!” that was the overwhelming consensus from stall holders and visitors to the 2015 food and seed festival held...

“Granny inspired me,” says African rice farmer

Ruramiso Mashumba, is a young farmer who means business. She has combined her formal academic training with traditional wisdom from her grandmother to establish...

A Tribute to Zimbabwe’s Legumes

“Legumes nourish people and the land as well as enhancing self-reliance and the economy. They enrich and protect the soil from erosion and can...

See you at the food festival!

For two years the Zimbabwe Traditional and Organic Food Forum has held a food festival as part of contributing to efforts to improve what...

Zimbabwe promotes cereals and tubers at Expo Milan 2015

This year Zimbabwe is participating in the international food expo currently being held in Milan, Italy, which runs until October. Zimbabwe’s 125m2 stand is...