S1 : E1

Ekhukuseleni Hopsice Garden

Frances visits Winterveld, a large town north of Pretoria. Frances meets Pauline in the Hospice kitchen where she learns how to make a staple South African dish, Chicken, Pap, spinach and gravy which she eatsÉwith her hands.

S1 : E2

Clover Mama Afrika

Frances arrives at the informal settlement of Sweetwaters. Here, she meets with Mama Shirley who established the Ebenezer Hannah Home, a facility for disadvantaged children as well as neglected elderly members of the community.

S1 : E3

Dischem Fundation

Frances travels to the heart of Johannesburg to visit The Dischem Foundation. Frances and Johanna prepare a delicious vegetable pasta, using the herbs picked earlier, which they share with the gardeners who work at Cluny Farm.

S1 : E4


Frances visits Siyakana Urban Food Garden situated in Observatory, in the inner city of Johannesburg. Frances meets with Irene and Muofhe, who have set up a kitchen outside in order to prepare a traditional meal of Kumnandi.

S1 : E5

Orange Farm

Frances travels to Orange Farm, a suburb of Johannesburg to visit the Arekopaneng Child & Youth Development Centre. Poppy and Frances discuss the benefits the garden has had on the youth, whilst searching for green onions to pick for a meal.

S1 : E6


Frances is in Kommetjie, a town not far from Cape Town. She is taken to Kommetjie primary school neighborhood farm where she meets with Justin Bonello, a well pronounced chef and creator of the Urban Farmers Garden initiative.

S1 : E7

Ikhaya Le Themba

In this episode Frances visits the largest township in South Africa, Khayelitsha, an informal settlement outside of Cape Town. Frances tell us how to build a home window box for a constant supply of fresh food.

S1 : E8


Frances visits Moya We Khaya Garden in Kayelitsha, a township near the City of Cape Town. She meets with Christina, who founded the garden in 2014. Frances chats with Sicelo, who after being homeless, was given a second chance with the Garden.

S1 : E9


Frances arrives in Cape Town and visits The Oranjezicht Urban City Farm. After meeting Kurt, Co-Founder of the garden, she gets to work in the kitchen where she will makes a dish of roast veg with kale and walnut pesto on a bed of sorghum.

S1 : E10


Frances travels to the informal settlement of Blikkiesdorp, to visit the HOPE community center. Frances and Patrick collect beans from the garden to be used in a delicious green bean stew.