On Robert and Joy’s shamba in Jinja, Uganda we learn about feeding cows correctly, premixing your own feed and fodder. We also learn about growing bananas, biosecurity and soil testing.
This episodes focuses on growing vegetables for health and a good market price. The episode includes growing tomatoes, planting a nursery, growing cabbages and African indigenous vegetables.
This episode is a re-cap of many previous farms we have visited over the series. We see how the farmers are getting on and how SSU has helped them on their shamba.
We kick off season two with a visit to Lydia's Shamba in Nakuru. She needs advice on markets, drying her chilies and seeds, and has a cow in calf that isn't giving her much milk. Time for a shape up!
On Lucy and James' farm in Timau we look at potato farming (planting, storing & markets), Chickens (vaccines & antibiotics), Rainwater Harvesting and Energy Saving Jikos.
We visit Juja Farm to meet a farmer and introduce them to Kenchic chickens, Kick start water pumps, d.light solar lights, growing amaranth and much more.
Lucy and James' Farm in Kabatini, Embu is visited by Shamba Shape Up this week. Coffee planting, bee keeping, keeping chickens, energy saving jikos and soil erosion is all covered in this episode.
We revisit Christine's shamba in western Kenya and Joseph and Veronica's shamba in Machakos to advise them some more on their farms. We learn to tell the difference between genuine and fake chemicals, important minerals for cows, running a profitable farm, making compost, fruits and much more...