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It is always possible"  
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Where there’s TEA there’s hope

Where there’s TEA there’s hope


BOS/bos/noun, adj & verb. -n. 1. deliciously refreshing ice tea made entirely in South Africa with enormous integrity and care. 2. A cool tea with a cool taste in a cool can. –adj.1. possessing out the box originality, unleashed energy, robust health and an exuberant capacity for joy. 2. wildly inspired. 3. typically presented in Afro pop packaging. colloq. mad. outrageous. rooibos. –verb intr. go bos. –verb tr. bossificate (as in to Bossify, to be converted to BOS, or to subscribe to the BOS way of life).

BOS uses first grade organic Rooibos blended with all-natural fruit flavours and ancient ingredients to present a range of brand new damn good far better ice teas. It’s big on taste, up on entertainment and wired for wellness.

Discover the magic of rooibos HERE

Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video :

• Authentic stories
• Things that have depth and have meaning
• The sense of space and peace
• A mystical quality
• Uniquely from the Cederberg   mountain range
• Rooibos tea
• Pristine wilderness
• Ancient landscape
• Hand harvested on our farm.  It is over 6 000 hectares
• Rooibos fields
• Fostering the ecosystem
• In harmony with the environment around us
• The sun goes down
• The river meanders through the wilderness
• It is very rich in antioxidants
• Bruise the leaf
• Ferment it in the sun
• Unlocks the aromas
• The most magnificent functioning tea farm
• Farm staff
• A creative outlet
• Custodians of this environment
• This is where it comes from
• I wanted to capture the tea origins

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Farm to Fork

Farm to Fork


Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • He has set up a self sustainable farm
  • I try to find a lot of hippie chefs
  • With two restaurants on the property and a lodge
  • How is it going?
  • Beautiful surroundings
  • I know everything that’s happened to these plants from day one
  • We are not certified yet
  • When I first came here as a customer
  • I was just blown away
  • One of the best days in my life
  • I planted strawberries
  • Pick strawberries
  • We pick in the morning, because everything has more flavor in the morning
  • A veggie patch
  • You don’t need to stock pile
  • I think the whole concept is awesome
  • One of the newest dishes on the menu
  • A side salad
  • It’s good, it’s tasty, it’s fresh
  • Caring so much about what they’re doing
  • Congratulations, I wish you all the best for the future 

Jovi explores the Hunter Valley in Australia  and talks to an amazing chef George Francisco. George has a unique approach to sustainability and the restaurant game. [foraged]

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Jovi explores the Hunter Valley and talks to an amazing chef George Francisco. Who has a unique approach to sustainability and the restaurant game!