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Earth Keeper Day

The month of February is associated with love with Valentine’s Day on the 14th. Usually this is love for one another, but we would like to use this opportunity to express our love for the Earth and all of Creation. We will be celebrating the annual Earth Keeper Day on in the week of 13 […]

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Drought Proof your Garden or Farm

As the climate increasingly destabilises, drought conditions in Southern Africa will increase. Valerie Payn, who has written the book An Ecological Gardeners Handbook, offers advice on how we can adapt our gardens and surrounding environment to increased temperatures and lower rainfalls. Valerie Payn* When faced with drought farmers and gardener often react by irrigating more, […]

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FLEAT tackles Climate Change in Tanzania

By Zainab Adams, SAFCEI Outreach Coordinator Day one: I was invited to attend a workshop in Same, Tanzania around “Connecting Poverty to Climate Change”. One of the key points was around “Changing the Mindset”. In the Tanzania context it describes changing the way you think about what you can achieve. The Rev. Amos Mushendwa (guest […]

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Significant dates of the year

Each New Year brings the opportunity to start with fresh intentions or to renew our commitments to living with compassion, love and faith. We at SAFCEI would like to take this opportunity to pledge ourselves again to Earth, our common home, and recommit ourselves to working for social and environmental justice, and we warmly invite […]

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An Ecological Gardener’s Handbook

Valerie Payn has shared her work in ecological gardening in previous newsletters. Now the printed copy of her book is out, so if you’re looking for something special for a fellow Earth Keeper, this makes a perfect gift. Here she explains what ecological gardening is all about and why it is important. An Ecological Gardeners […]

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Get your 2017 calendar now

Inspire yourself with a 2017 calendar with images from the talented photographer, Andy Nix! Andy has created all SAFCEI’s calendars in the past and once again is generously donating her work to support SAFCEI. Whilst this is not the special SAFCEI edition that we’ve done in previous years, Andy will donate the proceeds of all calendars ordered through […]

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