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South Africa to Monsanto: GMO Crops Aren’t Producing More Sustainable Food

March 23rd, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

South Africa's Advertising Standards Authority has ordered biotech giant Monsanto to immediately withdraw an advertisement it's been running on the country's Radio 702 channel. The decision comes after the African Centre for Biosafety submitted a complaint to the ASA after the ad was aired and found to be inappropriate


Can’t Drink the Water? Just Drink Beer

September 28th, 2013 | by Heather Carr

If the water flowing from your tap were contaminated, how would you quench your thirst? Rather than run the risk of contracting a waterborne disease, some residents of Mpumalanga province in South Africa have turned to beer to stay hydrated


Do Sustainable Practices Make Better Wine?

August 23rd, 2010 | by Tom Lynch

The question I’ve been thinking about for the last few days is this - does making a product while considering the planet and people, actually make the product better? For wine at least, I think the answer lies in a broader understanding of the idea of terroir - the "place" a wine comes from


Making and Drinking Better Wines

August 19th, 2010 | by Tom Lynch

This is the third post in a series from Tom Lynch, Founder of Worthwhile Wine Company. Tom is currently traveling through South Africa from village to vineyard and sharing his experiences from both settings here



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