Franschhoek Wine Valley

Urban Food Growing Workshop at Boschendal

Hosted by Megan McCarthy, Agro-ecologist and Manager of the Werf Food Garden, experience a full informative day of practical insights into the basics of starting a home food garden.

Megan will share her knowledge of organic food production and permaculture in an urban environment; covering seedling production, how to start and manage a worm farm, using chickens in your garden, companion planting, beneficial soil microbes and how they form an integral part of soil and plant health.

The course includes a seedling starter kit, companion plants, beneficial microbes, loads of fun and laughter, plus a light lunch. Vegetarian options available – please inform our reservation team when booking.

What to bring:
Comfortable waterproof shoes
Pen and Notebook
A container for your new worm family
A plastic sheet to protect your car boot

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

TIME     : 9:00 – 16:00 – meet at the Manor House steps

WHEN   : 22 June 2019

VENUE : The Werf Food Garden At Boschendal

PRICE   :R995 per person

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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’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2020 - Top 25 Emerging Worldwide Destinations (15th position).
  • 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.


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Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
62 Huguenot Road

Office hours
Monday: 09h00 – 12h00
Tuesday to Friday: 09h00 – 16h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 13h00
Sunday: closed

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861