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Oranjezicht City Farm

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Upper Orange Street, Corner Sidmouth Avenue in Oranjezicht | Upper Orange Stop on the 103 Oranjezicht Route of the Myciti Bus, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 83 628 3426
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The Oranjezicht City Farm (OZCF) is an educational non-profit project celebrating local food, culture and community through urban farming in Cape Town. Located on a small remnant of the site of an historic farm dating to 1709 with a perennial freshwater spring that has drawn people for many thousands of years, OZCF seeks to re-connect the Oranjezicht neighbourhood and the rest of Cape Town to this neglected piece of heritage through education, gardening activity and outreach, and to use it as a catalyst to build social cohesion across communities, to develop skills among the unemployed, to educate residents and their children and others about food, environmental and related issues, to beautify public space and to champion unused or under-utilised green spaces in the City Bowl. Volunteers and visitors are welcome Monday - Saturday and tours are available by request in advance. Saturdays from 9am-2pm OZCF also operates a community farmer's market for independent local farmers and artisanal food producers at another site in Granger Bay at the V&A Waterfront. At the OZCF Market customers can do weekly food shopping (veg, fruit, bread, organic dairy, free-range eggs, honey, muesli, etc), try out some delicious cooked and raw foods and be inspired about helping to build an alternative food system. Additionally, customers can buy edible plants and seedlings, compost and gardening supplies and equipment. Market traders make every effort to create links between the OZCF, history/tradition and a sense of place, through labelling, using seasonal produce, etc. Educational talks and events are linked to the market and there are plenty of activities for kids such as story telling, planting, craft, yoga and more.
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Upper Orange Street, Corner Sidmouth Avenue in Oranjezicht | Upper Orange Stop on the 103 Oranjezicht Route of the Myciti Bus, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 83 628 3426

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Held every Saturday at the historic Granger Bay site of the V&A Waterfront, the OZCF Market Day is a community farmers-style market for independent local farmers and artisanal food producers. At the OZCF Market customers can do weekly food shopping (veg, fruit, bread, organic dairy,...More

Thank divacape
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Foodie market, a little overpriced but great on a lovely day if you can find a seat....if the wind blows not pleasent. Wonderful veggies, pastries, cakes, salami, flowers etc. My Citi bus number 104 stops right beside it. On Saturdays from 9am to 2pm.

Thank Sue53_11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right next to V And A Waterfront and better food. Amazing breads, vegetables, meals, flowers and cakes particularly the chocolate brownies.

Thank FireDurban
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Besides the fresh veggies, besides the quick pick brunches, besides the cheeses and breads and spreads to take home to share and enjoy... If you are a fan of brownies, then you MUST try at least one of the many different options available at La...More

Thank whittaker348
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This lovely farm is home to all the organic produce one could want and some animals...it is fun to take the children for a morning or afternoon visit, and to leave loaded with veggies and fruit...great day out for the family...

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The Oranjezicht City Farm Market is different than the The Oranjezicht City Farm and should have a separate listing The Market is on the ocean on Granger Bay Blvd. a few minutes walk from the V&A Waterfront. The Market is only open on Saturdays from...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

It is really my favourite market to go to on a Saturday especially if the weather is good. It's all fresh produce Lovely things to eat from eggs to bagels to cakes waffles oysters fresh juices coffees etc. lovely things to buy to take home...More

Thank Shirls45
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

A trendy, organic urban market in a beautiful setting This must be one of the most beautiful farmers markets in the world, set right above the ocean next to the famous waterfront in Cape Town. Seasonal organic vegetables and other home made delights. A huge...More

Thank Fathima D
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Great food, views, friendly locals and cheap! A must! We ate these pies, which the vendors claimed were the best in the world, and they certainly weren't joking.

1  Thank Miche d
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Every day at noon a cannon Is fired on top of Signal Hill. Originally as a warning to approaching ships that a ship was in trouble,, now just a curious tradition. One category hear it throughout Cape Town.

1  Thank William J
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