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New tunnel to benefit the Food for Sport programme

To further develop the Growing the Future farm production, a brand new commercial tunnel of 300 square meters has been erected on the farm to add a stable and sustainable channel to extend productivity and increase vegetable and herb production. More apart from higher yields, the tunnel will create the opportunity for all year round production, greater crop variety and superior quality and will protect crops from seasonal temperature variances, specifically frost, hail and wind, a reality on the Agulhas peninsula.

The tunnel is projected to add an increase of 20% to the farms vegetable and herb production and will assist in creating employment for one additional person on the farm.

The additional income generated from the increase in production is required to be channelled to assist in funding our Food for Sport programme.

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