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  DATE: 14TH AND 15TH MAY 2015. OR 13th and 14th JUNE 2015 VENUE: Blue Sky Organics olive farm, Van Wyksdorp, Klein Karoo (Between Barrydale and Ladismith) PRICE:  R1500 including food and excluding accommodation CONTACT: LIZ EGLINGTON, 028 5812014 OR email her : CONTENT In response to the Global Environmental and Health crisis, there is increasing consumer awareness of the need to source and support ethically grown food that Read More

GMO corn plantings lead to death of 37 million bees in Canada

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 by: Ethan A. Huff, staff writer Tags: GM corn, neonicotinoids, honeybees Learn more: (NaturalNews) Tens of millions of bees near Ontario, Canada, have dropped dead following a recent planting of genetically modified (GM) corn. David Schuit, a beekeeper in Elmwood, reportedly lost 600 hives containing some 37 million bees, the direct result, say scientists, of neonicotinoid Read More

Everything is Energy

Nobel Prize winning physicists have proven beyond doubt that the physical world is one large sea of energy that flashes into and out of being in milliseconds, over and over again. Nothing is solid. This is the world of Quantum Physics. They have proven that thoughts are what put together and hold together this ever-changing energy field into the ‘objects’ that we see. So why do we see a person instead of a flashing cluster of energy? Think of a movie reel. A movie is Read More

Four Ways Industrial Ag is Destroying the Soil—and Your Health

By Hannah Bewsey and Katherine Paul Organic Consumers Association, September 11, 2014  For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's All About Organics page. Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? Not anymore, according to soil health experts—unless the apple comes from a tree grown in healthy, organic soil. According to Australian soil scientist Christine Jones, as reported by Courtney White in his book, Grass, Soil, Hope, apples have lost 80 Read More


ORGANIC PIONEERS PART 1: Liz Eglington The organic ‘movement’ was pioneered by great souls with vision beyond that of the run-of-the-mill citizen that simply shops what’s convenient and follows the trends for fast and instant foods. And many of those are strong and determined women in search of a healthy life and natural food. Fifteen years ago Liz Eglington was recovering from a serious immune related illness, assisted by only natural healing methodologies, herbal remedies and Read More

Olive leaf Benefits

  Olive leaf (Olea europaea) was first used medicinally in Ancient Egypt. It is gaining recognition as a powerful defender against sickness and numerous scientific studies have been conducted to investigate the extract's beneficial properties. The reported benefits of olive leaf extract range from promoting increased energy and healthy blood pressure, to supporting the cardiovascular system and the immune system. Olives are native to Asia Minor and Syria, but are cultivated in Read More


WHY CHOOSE ORGANIC OLIVES? There are many reasons why choosing organically grown and certified olive products is not only essential for personal health reasons, but also extremely important on a global environmental scale. We are presently living in a time when never before has there been such a massive global health crisis and global environmental crisis than what we as humans have now created. The scale of the Global Warming and Climate Change crisis is only now being admitted by the Read More

The Organic Revolution –reconnecting with the Web of Life

  By Liz Eglington March 2009     It is now 13 years ago that I walked onto a barren and overused, abused piece of ground in the Klein Karoo and responded to a call that came from deep within me- a call from my Soul- that asked me to acquire this land and start the most amazing adventure of my life. I did not understand any of this then, I just knew that I had said YES!   I was very much “in my head” those days, working for a top corporate company, and so had Read More

Turkey- a model country of Sustainability and Food Security

By Liz Eglington My visit to Turkey in 2010 was a revelation and a delight in many ways. As an organic farmer and strong advocate of sustainability, I am very aware that there are different levels of agriculture and my eyes are tuned to seeing “the bigger picture” where ever I go. So as we flew over Turkey in order to start our journey from Istanbul, and I looked down curiously at this new country I was visiting, my excitement grew as I saw everywhere I looked patchwork fields which I Read More