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Finding Water in Africa

July 16, 2011

This morning Johan AKA the “borehole man” came to the farm here in Hazyview to find out whether we had a place that we could sink a new borehole to give us a strong supply of water.  Our existing borehole gives us water on the farm but we always have to be careful how we […]

Monkey Apples dry in the sun at Terra Boma Farm, South Africa

January 2, 2009

The monkey apples that were picked in South Africa during August last year are now drying in the sun at the Worx of Africa Farm Terra Boma. The drying is the first part of the process in the hand decoration of the seed pods to make the beautiful decorations. http://www.kendrickimports.com/index.php/worx-of-africa/monkey-apples Kenneth works at the farm […]

The Sausage Tree

December 21, 2008

Worx of Africa process and hand decorate monkey apples and baobab seeds to make stunning end products which can be displayed in bowls. The baobab pods and monkey apples are all fairly and ethically traded and are a totally natural African product. The Sausage Tree, Kigelia Africana also has an unusual seed pod .  It […]

Ethnic African Hand-crafted Tableware

October 5, 2008

Hot Metal Tableware This range of hand-crafted tableware is stainless steel with handle designs in pewter, copper and brass. The range is ethically and fairly traded and is available in several matching designs. Spade servers are £15.50 each http://www.kendrickimports.com/index.php/worx-of-africa/hot-metal-tableware/spade-servers cake lifters also £15.50 each http://www.kendrickimports.com/index.php/worx-of-africa/hot-metal-tableware/cake-lifter salad servers £24 per pair http://www.kendrickimports.com/index.php/worx-of-africa/hot-metal-tableware/salad-servers sugar spoons £9.75 http://www.kendrickimports.com/index.php/worx-of-africa/hot-metal-tableware/sugar-spoon […]