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World Food Day: Do your part

A CT farmer has encouraged people to be part of the solution by growing their own produce.

Philippi farmer Skye Felhmann grows his own crops and sells it at affordable prices. Picture Renee de Villiers

CAPE TOWN - Today marks World Food Day and one man is doing his part by growing crops and selling it at affordable prices.

Philippi farmer Skye Felhmann says, "It gives me great joy that I am doing something positive where I don't need to read the fine print, double check and make sure to check ingredients - that doesn't exist in my farming. And I love eating it."

Felhmann has encouraged people to grow their own vegetables.

"Today we are very disconnected from the farmer, considering the work he had to do to get food on your plate. When we garden in our small gardens at home we see that it's a lot of work."

The United Nations UN has called on people to focus on how they can be part of the solution to end hunger.