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Our Going Local Blog delves into the world of becoming a local producer. Tip, insights and advice on how you can start building income, help your community and help the planet through growing local.

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Mozzarella cheese is one of the easiest cheeses to make from home and it adds great texture to any dish, here’s how to make it.

How to make mozzarella and five great ways to use it

Mozzarella cheese is one of the easiest cheeses to make from home and it adds great texture to any dish, here’s how to make it.

How to make dried fruit for resale

Dried fruit is a very trendy garnish and healthy snack that is growing in popularity, here’s how to do it and make money.

How to make South African biltong and turn a profit

Make your own biltong at home and start selling South Africa’s favorite snack.

Craft for profit – 10 things to make and sell for profit

If you’re a crafty person and you want to monetize your skills then check out our 10 crafts to make and sell for profit.

Five great reasons to grow spekboom in your garden

Growzit offers five great reasons to grow spekboom in your garden.

Why buying local is better for you, your community, economy, family and environment

Growzit offers 10 quick and easy reasons why buying locally produced South African food is good from economics, conservation, the environment and families

10 ways to market your online farmers stall

Here are the ten best marketing activities that you can utilise today, to drive more customers to your stall and to your products.  

Small business is kind of a big deal

Why supporting local business is one of the best things you can do for your community.

Going Zero waste isn’t easy but it’s worth it

Here’s a guide to get you started on your journey towards the lifestyle changes necessary to go zero waste.

Recycling 101

Recycling tips to help you know what to recycle and how to go about doing it

how to start an organic garden

Growzit offers practical advice on growing your own delicious organic fruits, herbs and vegetables from your own garden.

Growing tomatoes at home

Growing tomatoes at home is easy if you know how, follow our guide and you will be harvesting fresh tomatoes in no time

Home growing mushrooms for beginners

Fungi can be fantastic, here is what you need to do if you want to grow your own oyster mushrooms at home.

How to grow microgreens for a profit in South Africa

Growing microgreens for fun an profit from home, read this article to find out how.

10 Reason to buy locally grown food in South Africa

Growzit offers 10 quick and easy reasons why buying locally produced South African food is good from economics, conservation, the environment and families

The benefits of buying locally produced food in South Africa

As a growing movement across South Africa, locally produced food has countless benefits to offer. More and more consumers are making the choice to buy food from local food producers, even if it’s just a portion of their weekly grocery supply.

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