Kenya’s passionate bee expert Jess de Boer, is one to watch as an emerging ChangeLeader in the sustainable world.
I first connected with Jess as the founder of INSPIRED Talks in Nairobi, where local ChangeMakers are invited to share their conscious work with the community.
But I didn’t fully appreciate who she is, until I tasted her spectacular caramel-flavoured raw honey and learned more about her work. Read more
If you are a smart foodie in Africa, you may understand why I went potty over Irente Delis’ whole oat bars in Dar-es Salaam, and have to broadcast it in this second series of natural goodies available in Tanzania. See part one here.
The organic, nutritionally-dense bars are unique to the region, and made up of East African earthy goodness: local peanuts, baobab flour, fresh coconuts, bananas and dates, created by Austrian Johanna Omere. Read more
All I knew about permaculture was that it was a sustainable way of growing foods.
It sounded complicated.
Then I met Eliza Smith and Sheena Shah, trained by the the Permaculture Research Institute (PRI) Kenya.
I learned that permaculture is an old, more conscious approach to farming that got lost along the way, and is now being revived all over the world.