Farming is labour intensive and needs individuals with a passion for the industry, young farmers who are attending courses in Delmas said.
Buhle Academy, a non-governmental organisation started in year 2000, has already produced more than 3000 farmers.
One of the students, 20-year-old Thami Mthethwa from Soweto is attending a vegetable production course. Mthethwa attended a farmers’ expo last year in Nasrec and developed an interest in farming.
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