Building prosperity, merging green skills with business know-how

Small Farms.
Big Ideas.

The Green Business College is a college dedicated to building ‘green’ entrepreneurs by uniting green skills with business know-how. The Green Business College was established in 2017 as a social enterprise by SEED Community (www.seedcom.org). Inspired by the BOOKBRIDGE model (www.bookbridge.org), it was founded with the support of the HILTI Foundation (www.hiltifoundation.org). As of October 2020, The Green Business College has been taken over by Ms Matshepiso Makhabane

Green Business College Course Modules

Would you like to kick start your business idea and turn it into a reality?

We offer highly successful courses so that you can, learn new skills, and get your business ideas up and running. With each course, we offer weekly review updates where you can share your experiences and questions. No prior experience needed just lots of energy, and your entrepreneurial spirit.

You can join 1 or all modules depending on your needs. 

Self-Sufficient Organic Vegetable Growing Course

This part of the course is offered to give students all of the practical skills required to establish, maintain, and develop your vegetable and market garden to achieve maximum output

Food Processing for Business

This course is divided into 2 parts over a period of 5 days. Two days will be dedicated to learning the skills required to process and preserve foods. Three days will be dedicated to creating a food preservation and processing business.

Bee Keeping for Business, for potential beekeepers

This part of the course is offered to give potential beekeepers the practical skills and tools on how to prepare a bee hive. It involves hands-on experience with live bees where the participants will go through a beehive with an experienced beekeeper.

Smanga Bags for Business

This part of the course is offered to give students all of the practical skills required to make a Smanga bag to a high standard so that it is durable and of saleable quality.