A Umgibe Community of households growing vegetables in  Potting Bags for one family at a time without waste.   They use the "Umgibe Fugal Climate Smart System", of farmimg, brainchild of Nonhlanhla Joye.

umgibe farming organics training institute
         Umgibe Farming Organics Family Farms.

Change your life, school, and community by starting an Umgibe seedprenure program. Educate your children at no cost with Umgibes free community based Pod Learning Network. Provide your family with food, the ability to learn a business and earn an income.  Over 350 schools participating and growing.

Ten Percent of all sales from plant seedling trays sold to Umgibe go into a savings account for your child’s education. Umgibe is offering an alternative livelihood with no startup costs. We provide the school with free tray seedlings, train and educate, provide any equipment, free learning podcasts, marketing and sales.  Students can grow vegetables for their family.

Interested in starting one at your school?  Contact Umgibe Farming and Training Institute at www.umgibe.org or call 071 137 7779 South Africa. In the U.S. contact Alan MacLachlan at alanm@go-linkenergy.com or call 01.206.730.1316. 

Umgibe "Women's Business

 Entrepreneur Sewing" program manufacturing Biodegradable Plant Growing Bags for schools, farms, and restaurant gardens.

Umgibe Farming Organics and Training Institute is a carbon-saving, ecological, organic, income generating vegetable-growing system which provides a platform to market vegetables grown by grassroots farmers in South Africa. Umgibe supports local farming co-operatives by providing access to technology, training, and markets.

 Investing in Umgibe and supporting their vision for student farmers helps to break the cycle of poverty and provide a future for the upcoming generation.

Student farmers sign up for the program, are trained, and receive a household farm.  Umgibe provides continual support and contracts to fill orders with commercial customers. 


Umgibe "Women's Business Entrepreneur" community program is selling locally grown fresh vegetables ready to be transported to market.

Interested in starting one in your community? Contact Umgibe Farming and Training Institute at www.umgibe.org or call 071 137 7779 South Africa.
In the U.S. contact Alan MacLachlan at golinkenergyusa@gmail.com or call 01.206.730.1316. 

umgibe farming organics training institute
"Umgibe Farming educates the young and elderly to grow" food  in handmade " Potting Bags" sewn by community women's groups on sewing machines. 



Umgibe fresh vegetables ready to be delivered to your door
Umgibe grown food packaged and ready to be transported to market
"We have no wasted water, due to our BioProTecEnv " Bamboo Capillary Wicking Watering System  (BCWWS)",  stated MacLachlan.
"Umgibe Fugal Climate Smart System wastes nothing. All organic vegetables are grown raised approximately 80 cm off the ground. There is no excess waste, no wasted water, no pollution to the environment, nor the insects that inhabit it," stated MacLachlan.
Umgibe Farming "economizes" the poor out of poverty and educates the young in growing food with limited resources.  Self Esteem, Self Worth, and Financial Success is created
​"one person" at a time using the Umgibe Farming method.

          Own your Household Farm become a Community  Umgibe Women Business Entrepreneur (WBE):   Grow, Harvest, Sell - it's just that simple