Saturday, 21 April 2018

TODAYS HARVEST FROM THE FARM- 21/4/18



It's Mango season!

Today's haul


This morning we had a huge harvest of Mangoes from the trees on the Nomad organic farm, 126 all together. Combining this with the first small harvest of Rocket (going onto today's pizza's), some Guavas, Tomatoes and Cherry Tomatoes for the salads and the delicious fajita wraps.

The first Rocket harvest

Cherry Tomatoes, Guavas and the first Tomatoes.

Friday, 20 April 2018

FROM TRASH TO TREASURE- UP-CYCLING I



DID YOU KNOW THAT?:

The Sands at Nomad has, through the Environment and Sustainability department, created beach cushions out of recycled dive bags and waste plastic packaging? The old, plastic dive bags have been sitting taking up space for far too long. The plastic packaging was collected from the sources at private homes, guest houses, restaurants, hotels and shopping centers around Diani.

In the past month around 200 kilograms of waste plastic packaging has been collected before it reaches the landfill sites or is burnt. More to come and more up-cycling ideas to come too. Watch this space.

#trashtotreasure #plasticrevolution #dianibeach #bestspotonthebeach

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