Living well means eating organic

If you’re looking for great local organic eating ideas then the latest issue of ELLE Decoration South Africa provides some great recipe ideas as well as links of where to source organic for the table. We’re sharing some highlights from this feature.

Johannesburg

Fruits&Roots. Find them at www.fruitsandroots.co.za
. This is a natural and organic foods store with a vegetarian restaurant.

Bryanston Organic Market. Find them at www.bryanstonorganicmarket.co.za. 
Fresh produce organically grown in close proximity to the market. Delicatessen and bakery goods are certified organic, or bear the market’s stamp of Natural Assurance. Market days: Thursday and Saturday 9am – 3pm

Organic Emporium. Find them at www.organicemporium.co.za.
 This is a Jozi Real Food initiative aimed at bringing the best real food from the best sustainable farms and producers to your table. An online store as well as a physical farm direct shop.

Bluebird Wholefood Market. Find them at  
Market day: Every Friday from 10am – 5pm, The Zone, Rosebank. Every Sunday at Blubird Shopping Centre 9am-2pm

Cape Town

The ethical co-op. Find them at www.ethical.org.za.
 Organic and ethical produce delivered weekly in Cape Town. Delivery to your door, or to one of the collection points. A smaller range of organic products couriered countrywide.

Wild organic. Find them at www.wildorganics.co.za
. High quality, organically farmed produce delivered as the Standard Bag, the Mini Bag and the Made-to-Order Bag to home, office or collection point in or around Cape Town.

The Oranjezicht City Farm (OZCF). Find them at www.ozcf.co.za.
 This is a non-profit project in Oranjezicht celebrating local food, culture and community through urban farming. Each Saturday 9am-2pm is market day.

Garden Route Goodies. Find them at www.gardenroutegoodies.co.za.
 Online shop and store in Victoria Mall, Hout Bay. All fruits and vegetables are sourced locally from farmers using only organic farming principles.

Organic Zone. Find them at www.organiczone.co.za. This is a store supplying not only fresh, organic fruit and vegetables, but also a wide variety of organic foods and health products, including nuts, seeds, flours, chocolates, cereals, cosmetics, cleaning products

 

“Superfood – a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and wellbeing”

Superfoods:

Raw religion Africa Cafe store or www. rawfoodreligion.blogspot.com.

Soaring free superfoods www.superfoods.co.za

Earthshine www.earthshine.co.za

Rawlicious www.rawlicious.co.za

Compiled by Marushka Stipinovich, for ELLE Decoration magazine.

If you have any useful links or organic ideas and sources to share, please post on our comments line or mail us at editor@longevitymag.co.za.