Category Archives: Back 2 Eden

Training happening at B2E

Roy welcomed a group of 4 guys to the Back 2 Eden farm, to encourage them in their ministry to the poor people in our communities.  They have been sent out by Norwegian Settlers’ Church/Genesis Hope to deliver food parcels

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Plantains!!!

Cooking bananas, plantains, makemba, whatever you want to call them, we call them yummy.  Roy was given this plantain plant about a year ago; banana family plants produce quickly, nothing like the mangosteen that typically takes about 8 years to

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Roy’s getting the Back 2 Eden nursery and farm in order

Though we are disappointed that our June 2nd flights to the U.S. are being postponed, Roy, for one, is delighted to have more time to get everything set up to continue during our absence.  We hope to return, as independent

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The Back 2 Eden farm is looking great

After a very lovely summer and fall with plenty of rain and sunshine the grasses and weeds were taking over.  The 3 guys who live offsite couldn’t come to work during level 5 of our lockdown.  Now that we’re in

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Helping out on the farm while in “lockdown”

We have been officially in “lockdown” in South Africa for 2 weeks now and look to another 3 weeks, meaning we are not to step foot outside of our yards except for going for groceries or medication.  Not even for

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Green beans and water storage for the shantytown soup kitchen

Tozama and Melita make soup or stew 4 days a week and they are excited to have their water tank finally close to being hooked up.  There are days when they cannot cook because the water supply is cut off,

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Megan Duplessis Center

Just down the road from us is a learning center for special needs youth.  It was established by the Duplessis’, whose daughter Megan was a very special young woman with special needs.  Their search for the perfect site, a farm

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Love in action

Planting trees and seeds, planting hope in people’s lives, that’s what Roy is about.   He’s happiest when he’s got his hands in the dirt, showing someone firsthand how to take care of God’s creation.  One of our visitors this month,

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Rita and her kids

 

Rita runs a nursery school for 130+ kids, ages 1-5.  Well, she had 130 last year and is waiting to see what this year will bring.  She has a hard time saying no to the parents who desperately need

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New kids on the block

Our first ever vanilla pod, coffee plants full of cherries, and a new flower are among the sights on the farm nowadays.

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