Clarens Community Gardens is an initiative brought about by The Department of Agriculture & Rural Development Vegetable Growing project. The project is run by Tsepis0 Mosia.
Phone: 071 079 1332. Local gardeners are encouraged and supported by way of seed and other donations, tools and advice, as well as competitions.
Letter published in Clarens News 13th March 2014:
Its a great pleasure to inform you that on the 01 March 2014 we went to the Provincial Event of the vegetables competition.It was held at Glen Agriculture College in Bloemfontein.
Great news is that out of 7 categories won by Thabo Mofutsanyana District, Clarens participants won four .They were as follows:
Best Existing School Garden – Clarens Primary School ,they won R15 000 & 10 000 litres water tank
Best Song – Thusanang Care Group , they won R5000
Best Dish – Clarens Cooks representing Thabo Mofutsanyana District – second prize of R10 000 and 10 aprons and 10 AMC pots
Best Official – Thabo Mofutsanyana District & Province – Tsepiso Mosia – won first prize of training worth R6500.
I would like to thank all the sponsors, Clarens Business , Clarens Community, all the participants, stakeholders, our mentor Mr Thabo Olivier, my colleagues, my family, MEC Mamiki Qabathe , Premier Ace Magashule and lastly GOD ALMIGHTY.
Clarens is so special and let us keep up the good work for our community. This vegetables project is an ongoing project and let us grow it to another level. Remember Clarens is the Trend setter and others just follow.
Thank you very much, GOD BLESS OUR VILLAGE.
Department Of Agriculture & Rural Development
December 2013: Thabo Mofutsanyana district prize giving
November 2013: Community Garden News
October 2013: Clarens Community Gardens (Article by Toni B Walters)
September 2013: Department of Education: Vegetable growing project