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I00 tons of compost. That’s 100 000kg of compost, and all of it has been added to the soil of just 900m of 75cm-wide beds on the little farm of Farm to Forks in Monteseel, KwaZulu-Natal.

Dale Grobler is the man behind the fork, the garden fork that is, and it is his passion that has got his produce onto the menus of two of the top 20 restaurants in the country.

As we walk between pink-stemmed rhubarb and hundreds of comfrey seedlings in bags, Dale tells me his story,

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