Support Local: Pretoria
As lockdown eases up, supporting local businesses is a way to not only get the economy restarted but it makes a real difference in the lives of families and business owners. Support local businesses in Pretoria.
Lovers of live music will be more than familiar with Platteland. Sticking to their mission of bringing you live music and a “lekker kuier”, they have set up a special lockdown promotion where you can buy a voucher that includes entrance to any local performance of your choice and bar tab.
Irene Village Market
Irene Village Market has been running for an astonishing 31 years. To support traders who have lost income during lockdown they have set up the Irene Market Trader Relief Fund where you can donate to help them out. You can also follow their page to see traders who are open and delivering products during lockdown.
Clay Cafe Red Barn
Clay Cafe have made it possible to create at home with their online store. A favourite at The Big Red Barn, you can buy all your ceramic making supplies, make-at-home kits and deli treats to have a fun day of crafting at home. Your painted products and paint pots can then be sent back to Clay Cafe for firing once the kilns can be lit.
Grounded at Echo
Rooted in Echo Youth Development, an NPO that supports vulnerable youth in South Africa, Grounded at Echo Coffee Shop is open for delivery during lockdown. Their delivery menu includes freshly brewed coffee, freshly baked breakfast treats and homey lunches prepared with love.
Afro-Boer is a self-proclaimed untraditional bakers cafe and coffee shop that combines the diverse traditions of SA cultures. Their “Online Spaza Shoppe” is now open so you can stock your home with bread baking supplies, Thabo’s homemade chilli and Ouhuis Rooibostee. They also offer “Pay it forward” vouchers that you can send on to others. Delivery is only available within 10km of the store based in Equestria.
Find more businesses to support here.