Franschhoek Wine Valley

Compost and BMO Workshop at Boschendal

WHEN  : Saturday 4 August 2018
TIME     : 09:00-16:00 – meet at the Manor House steps
VENUE : The Werf Food Garden
PRICE   : R995 per person

Learn all about compost making and the fundamentals of soil organisms with Megan McCarthy, Agro-ecologist and manager of the Werf Food Garden and Wendy Crawford, regenerative mixed farming practitioner.

Megan and Wendy will share their practical experience in organic food production from a healthy soil perspective. They will be sharing tips on compost making and stimulating and re-introducing beneficial soil microbes into your garden.

You will receive companion plants, beneficial microbes and a light lunch. Vegetarian options available – please inform our reservation team when booking.

What to bring:
Comfortable waterproof shoes
Pen and Notebook
A box to transport plants back home

For bookings please contact +27 (0) 21 870 4274 or

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Franschhoek Wine Valley exists to:

  • Develop and implement marketing plans to profile the Franschhoek Wine Valley
  • Arrange and advertise events that support the Franschhoek Wine Valley brand image and which encourage visitors to the Valley
  • Represent the business interests of our members to the Stellenbosch Municipality
  • Aggregate the combined buying power of our members to leverage economy of scale benefits from service providers
  • Coordinate free advisory services and discussion forums to support our member’s businesses

Our Accolades

  • Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice Destination Winner 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015
  • Most Memorable Wine Route 2014, 2013 & 2012
  • Service Excellence Award - 2015
  • Best Tourism Event 2015 - Franschhoek Bastille Festival
  • Best Local Tourism Authority Information service 2013 & 2012

Tourism Levy

Certain establishments in Franschhoek may levy visitors with voluntary contributions towards the running of the FWV and to support local charities. Should visitors not wish to contribute to these causes, please indicate this to the relevant merchant.


Maintenance & validity of all business operating permits, licences and registration certificates are the responsibility of the business owner. Franschhoek Wine Valley takes no responsibility for the renewal of the required legal business operating documentation.


Contact Us

Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
62 Huguenot Road

Office hours
Monday – Friday: 08h00 – 17h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 17h00
Sunday’s: 09h00 – 16h00

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861