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Truth Coffee, Cape Town, now roasting on 100% biofuel

Truth Coffee Now Roasting on Biofuel

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On Tuesday, Truth Coffee announced that they are the first coffee roastery in Africa, and probably the world, to roast on 100% biofuel. While the world renowned coffee house is founded on the principles of flavour and the pursuit of quality and excellence, one of their key principles is also to do the right thing.

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Food Markets in Gauteng

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Food markets are the new flea markets. A few years ago, people would gladly spend their Sundays browsing through antiques, cell phone covers and clothes. Today, we’re all about finding the best craft beer, gourmet food and interesting ingredients. Here are a few food markets that you can check out in Gauteng:

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Open Streets Cape Town Launches in Obs

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On 25 May, 2013, Open Streets Cape Town will launch its programme for an Open Streets network in Cape Town to help connect different communities, encourage residents to use alternative and environmentally sustainable modes of transport.

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Winter Markets in Pretoria

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Winter is finally upon us, and what better way to spend the cool sunny days than browsing through the wonderfully diverse markets in Pretoria? You’ll find a wide variety of markets where you can find everything from organic make-up to antiques.

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Rock Sushi Thai Ethical Autumn Special

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Already renowned for its world-class sushi, Rock Sushi Thai Restaurant has partnered with Fairtrade and the newly launched De Bos range of Fairtrade certified wines to offer patrons two tantalising promotions from Friday 5th April until Monday 25 May 2013.

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Open Streets Cape Town: Harrington Street

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On 28 March 2013, OPEN STREETS CAPE TOWN will host its third Walk&Talk event along Harrington St., in partnership with the Laneways Lab. The Walk will begin at the Harrington Square at 17.30 pm and will address the opportunities and challenges Harrington Street faces in facilitating the activation of public spaces in the area.

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Guerrilla Gardening

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Guerrilla gardening is an increasingly popular movement in the gardening world that involves people gardening on land they don’t own, largely to improve the appearance of local communities.