Local man provides free vegetables for community

Local man provides free vegetables for community

Frikkie van der Merwe from East Lyne plants vegetables outside his house - and anyone is welcome to take whatever they like. 

Frikkie van der Merwe
Jacaranda FM

Frikkie van der Merwe saw a need in his community - and decided to help. 

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Van der Merwe decided to plant vegetables outside his home for community members who are in need of food to eat. 

Anyone is welcome to take what they want from the garden. 

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He also started a healing business, Magu, which sells cannabis plants. Van der Merwe has a cannabis selling license - but actually doesn't sell any cannabis as such. 

He provides cannabis plants, but only for those who have a membership with him. 

Van der Merwe visted the Scenic Drive with Rian to talk about this initiative. 

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