Xolisa Bangani

Ikhaya Garden Xolisa Bangani is the founder of a community project called Ikhaya Garden. The project was founded in 2013 in order to encourage young people to enjoy the adventure of gardening with a motto of making gardening cool.

About this speaker

Xolisa considers himself a soil artist using the soil as the canvas and plants as paint to create a beautiful image of his community. He grew in Site C, a community in Khayelitsha. He sees lack of opportunities and access to resources and information with regards to food and environmental practices as a major social ill we faced with. In 2013 Xolisa founded a community project called Ikhaya Garden to encourage young people to enjoy the adventure of gardening with a motto of making gardening cool.

Talks

Urban agriculture and the food commons

30 July 2020, 08:00 AM
Xolisa Bangani

Food and Culture Panel Discussion

13 August 2020, 02:00 PM
Ishay Govender Jane Battersby Zayaan Khan Xolisa Bangani Angelo Fick Mpumelelo Ncwadi