Today is a day of celebration! 20-11-2017 Official date of approval on letter received today 15-11-2017 (9)
Honeyville is officially ACTIVE! I want to cry, laugh, dance, collapse from exhaustion. The holding of the Honeyville dream has been the biggest challenge yet, a pregnancy with a forever extended long overdue date.
The approval of the Honeyville project by the Department of Environment two years ago after five years of application process was held back by the need for a letter from the Department of Agriculture that we have received today.
This is A HUGE feat and NEW zoning for us, for you, for the country.
Transfers can now take place, activation of interested projects on the land. We welcome interested parties, devotees, investors, the like to join us on this journey!
Thank you to those who believed and thank you to those of you who have experienced the struggle with us.
I know that some of you have been questioning where I have been and what is ‘up’ with Honeyville. Well it would not suffice to say that a lot has gone down…..however the horizon is now clear and the promise of a future for all of us living a life under blue African skies, zillions of stars , our magnificent moon and extraordinary sun is finally here for those of you who wish to embark on this journey. A necessary relationship between man and nature essential for the freedom of our species, at this time on the planet. We can continue to delay this move, staying caught up in a world where we have less and less to say about how we live, who we want to be and what we are permitted to grow and feed ourselves. Maybe you are ready to think about this or even ready to take that step……………..
We are ready for you!
The setting up of a solar pump has changed our lives and made the plants and trees very happy indeed.
I always say that we should write a book on how unsustainable it is trying to become sustainable! Truth is it is exactly that…..if you have bills to pay, kids at school, cars maintainance, don’t try to live off grid without loads of baksheesh ! Well that doesn’t mean we did it that way, I’m just saying that YOU should do it that way if you want to stay sane.
So with great thanks to the Honeyville “diva’s” our most recent development towards sustainability has been a Solar Pump system which enables the pumping of our artesian well up to the tanks so that we have enough water for our plants to THRIVE……there’s that word again…..so you see things at Honeyville are looking upwards.
The end of 2014 brought about many changes at Honeyville, the ending of what was and the and the beginning for new. As I have heard it said ” the only thing constant is change”.
We said goodbye to the Family Eppel who resided at Honeyville for two years and have now taken a huge step towards their next adventure in the United States. We had many learnings together and shared a lot. I wish Stef, Alex, Maya and Amber the very best on their journey into establishing a sustainable lifestyle that is suited to them. We hope to continue our trials and tribulations and continue to learn from one another through cyberspace.
and welcome to Dr Chris Cooper and his wife Susan who have become permanent members of Honeyville and her vision. With a background in sustainable energy, we embrace all their knowledge and look forward to their involvement and productivity.