za­yaan Khan Indige­nous Food Re­vival­ist

Condé Nast House & Garden - - NATURAL HABITAT -

‘I’m lucky to have worked with small-scale farm­ing and fish­ing along the West coast – and it is this coast­line where my heart is most free,’ says za­yaan. she cred­its the cul­mi­na­tive ex­pe­ri­ences of the peo­ple she has met here, mo­ments shared and sur­prise en­coun­ters with co­bras, steen­bok and eland, with re­mind­ing her of how unique and alive this area is. ‘I love that it is home to mil­lions of species, from spring-flow­er­ing bulbs, buzzing in­sects and fra­grant renos­ter­veld and fyn­bos, to the heat of the land and the icy at­lantic – the West coast en­velops me ev­ery time.’ @zay.k47; za­

za­yaan Khan Col­lect­ing indige­nous Khoekhoe (Khoikhoi) edi­ble plants in the yz­er­fontein area on the west Coast

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