• Makemba Boutique

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    Makemba Boutique

    Makemba, is  a central African name meaning Freedom.

    Makemba is a nomadic bohême designer collection of limited-edition jewelry and clothing. Founded by Jodi Jade, Makemba’s vision is to preserve ancient textile and jewellery craftsmanship.

    The Makemba collection includes exquisite silver and brass jewelry, designed and curated by Rodrigo Salazar Castro, an extraordinary artisan from Mexico. Jodie Jade creates gorgeous macrame pieces, each a labour love that weave together her passion for travel and the handmade.

    Bespoke pieces from the unique leather collection are handmade by a Zimbabwean artisan, while the clothing range caters to slow fashion aficionados and lovers of tribal art. The clothing collection is expertly crafted from natural fibres of Indian hand loomed cottons, West African mudcloth and hand block prints.

    Visit Makemba in their new space at Imhoff Farm or shop online.

    The Team

    Our vision is to preserve ancient textile and jewelry craftsmanship. This we do by merging tribal designs and materials into our new age designs.

    The Makemba silver and brass collection is designed and curated by Rodrigo Salazar Castro, an extraordinary artisan from Mexico. Rodrigo apprenticed under the renowned and respected silversmith Poncho Gonzales.

    Under the tutelage of this master artisan Rodrigo studied the ancient techniques of jewellery making in the small Mexican village of Xilitla. Rodrigo painstakingly creates each unique piece using his finely honed skills and his passion for the craft.

    Jodi Jade grew up in South Africa. Having completed her diploma in Art direction, she sold all of her belongings and began to travel the world.

    Her travels wove together time, culture, story and tradition and her artworks became a labor of love. Subsequently her passion of travel, and her love for nomadic design and craftsmanship saw the birth of Makemba Boutique.

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  • The Werf Pop Up Space

    Imhoff Farm

    The Werf Pop Up

    A pop up space for artisans and entrepreneurs

    Imhoff Farm is proud to present our latest retail concept – The Werf Pop Up. The changing needs of small businesses has prompted us to create a flexible retail space which caters to entrepreneurs. 

    During lockdown the team has been hard at work with upgrades, welcoming new tenants and equipping the Pop Up space.  

    The Werf Pop Up is a space geared towards entrepreneurs who predominantly operate online and at markets or find themselves moving away from traditional retail spaces.

    The space appeals to businesses wanting to professionally merchandise their products, interact with locals and tourists, all while retaining flexibility in terms of the duration of their stay.

    Imhoff Farm offers a unique trading environment because it is located on the busy tourism route to Cape Point. Moreover, it is home to a medley of much-loved restaurants, resident artisans, shops and experiences for the whole family to enjoy.

    The Werf Pop Up on Imhoff Farm can be booked for a period of 1, 2 or 4 weeks with rental agreements starting at R1000 (Water, electricity and VAT excluded). For more information email us at info@imhofffarm.co.za

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  • Old Cape Wine Shop

    Old Cape Wine Shop

    Expertly selected South African wines and professional purchasing advice

    The Old Cape Wine Shop stocks a wide variety of the best local wines. Situated on Imhoff Farm, which boasts newly planted vineyards including Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Shiraz cultivars, this boutique store commands a visit from wine lovers near and far

    The Western Cape of South Africa has over 500 wineries and close to 5000 farms under vineyards. This can make choosing a wine bewildering. However,  the wine shop offers a curated collection, representing a substantial repertoire of region, cultivars and terroir. 

    In the age of the online cellar, you will revel in this personalized shopping experience. Keith is always on hand to recommend something special within your budget and sphere of interest. Personal relationships with every farm and winemaker ensure that nothing gets onto the shelves without it being taste tested beforehand. Small batch, boutique wineries, once-off winemakers releases and exclusive on allocation quotas mean that there is something special for every palette.

    You’ll almost certainly find award-winning South African wines you have never encountered before and there is always a cold bottle of bubbly just waiting to be picked up on your way to a celebration!

    Please contact info@ocws.co.za for any enquiries.

    *Currently trading Monday – Friday 10:00 – 17:00 under level 1 Covid-19 Regulations

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  • Southern Provisions

    Southern Provisions

    The trendiest fashion destination on the Cape Peninsula

    Southern Provisions was born out of a need for a unique and trendy fashion destination in Kommetjie. It was conceptualised to appeal to the fashion conscious, however offers a hip and laid back environment in which to browse.

    The original Southern Provisions store thrives in an unexpected location in Heron Park, Kommetjie. It was established by teaming up with the popular coffee shop,  Southern Grind. Today it is a hive of local activity, with customers lingering for longer.

    The Southern Provisions store enjoys a chilled setting on Imhoff Farm. The shop features exposed brickwork as well as custom-made industrial and reclaimed wood fittings.

    Grab a coffee as you enter and take your time browsing the carefully curated selection of premium and hip international and local brands. Stylish menswear and ladies wear from the likes of North Face, Hurley, St Goliath, Silent Theory, All About Eve, Happy Socks and Molo Socks are complemented by accessories from Herschel and desirable Bits & Botany homeware.

    The Team

    Cofounded by Simon and Sean, Southern Provisions runs as a well oiled machine under their passionate guidance. Simon is an experienced  international fashion brand sales director and takes care of the product sourcing and merchandising for the store’s diverse and desirable apparel, footwear and homeware range.

    With extensive project management experience, Sean is in charge of the premium coffee offering and in-store shopping experience. Barista extraordinaire Joseph will ensure that you are well-caffeinated during your visit to the trendiest fashion destination on the Cape Peninsula.

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  • Rummage Co Op

    Rummage

    Rummage Co Op

    A carefully curated selection of previously loved vintage and second-hand clothing

    Rummage Co Op is a quaint vintage and second-hand clothing store run by three inveterate treasure hunters who share a love of finding unique and fashionable pieces.

    Situated in the heart of the courtyard of Imhoff Farm, the store sells a curated selection of one-off pieces, chosen for their quality and style. Everything in the store has been thoughtfully sourced, laundered, pressed and priced. In addition to the rails of gorgeous clothing, the store holds a treasure trove of exceptional accessories to cherish.

    If you are in the market for a summer frock, winter woolens, groovy party dress or just feel the need to update your wardrobe with something wonderful then be sure to visit Cape Town’s best kept fashion secret.

    Rummage Co Op accepts clothing on consignment – The clothing retail trade is one of the most wasteful industries in the world, so reducing one’s impact by selling one’s old clothes and buying second hand is a green and ethical choice.

    The Team

    Rummage is run by three friends: Sue Bassett, Zelda Bate and Tracey Nevill. Brought together when their children were at the school on Imhoff Farm, they share a common passion for interesting vintage and second-hand clothes. Their pre-loved wardrobes are a vessel for self-expression and the store concept stemmed from care and concern for the planet and environment.

    The three owners love matching vintage treasures with customers who offer them a new lease on life. The shop is known to bustle with women offering advice to one another and has been the catalyst for many friendships formed while becoming a real part of the local community.

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  • The Reading Rooster

    The Reading Rooster

    Family bookstore offering new and used books

    The Reading Rooster is a charming bookstore located next to the historic silo tower on Imhoff Farm. Appealing to the whole family, the store offers an array of books for all ages. Reading enthusiasts can look forward to a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction as well as children’s literature.

    The shelves are brimming with both new and used books and the team prides themselves on ensuring that all stock is in immaculate condition. The extra effort that goes into sourcing guarantees that the prices are unbeatable – you won’t find a similar offering anywhere else in Cape Town.

    Do you have books taking up space at home? The Reading Rooster will buy them from you. Reach out to make an appointment.

    The Experts

    The Reading Rooster was founded in early 2015 by Luke and Odette, both avid readers and book lovers. Odette’s fondness for Fiction and Luke’s Non-fiction inclination allows them to share a wealth of knowledge about the books they source and stock. Their expertise and command of the literary world ensures that customers always find an engaging read and keep coming back for more.

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  • Precious Cargo

    Precious Cargo

    A medley of gifts, collectables, curios, jewellery and local music.

    Inspired by the birth of her daughter, owner Alison Geduldt founded the Precious Cargo store in 2000. Initially it mostly stocked children’s goods and clothing, however  the store has undergone a metamorphosis and now stocks an assortment of gifts, collectables, African curios, jewellery and local music to delight any age.

    Shop for incense, Kenyan Kikoy’s, potato print table cloths, hand knitted woolen and funky hats, face paints and in the charming wooden house under the trees on Imhoff Farm.

    As a passionate independent local music promoter, Alison has curated a covetable selection of local CD’s and second hand vinyl records. She also stocks a range of authentic indigeneous instruments including kalimbas, marimbas and didgeridoos.

    Face Painting parties can be facilitated in the space – please contact Alison to check availability.

    The Owner

    Owner Alison Gedult was involved in the local music industry for 18 years before the birth of her daughter and the Precious Cargo store.

    Alison wears many hats – when not at the Precious Cargo store, she books local music gigs and also spends time filming and editing content for her Youtube channel. Passionate about the local community, Alison is a founding member of the Ocean View Peace Wall community upliftment project. The Peace Wall is a 50m mural, with hearts painted in bright colours to honour the lives of those lost to gang violence.

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  • Off The Hook Seafood Deli

    Imhoff Farm

    Off The Hook Seafood Deli

    Quality fresh and frozen seafood at wholesale prices

    Off The Hook is the best kept foodie secret in the valley. This specialist deli offers a large selection of quality frozen seafood, as well as ocean fresh produce including the catch-of-the day line fish, hake, tuna, Norwegian Salmon, oysters and live mussels.

    As a one stop shop you can stock up your pantry with a curated selection of essential tinned goods, sushi products and sauces.

    Call ahead and enquire about the day’s catch. Prices are subject to change.

    The Team

    The deli is managed by Roche and Sandra who both come with many years of experience in the seafood industry. They both pride themselves on providing customers with the best quality fresh and frozen seafood. 

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  • Natural Yarns

    Natural Yarns

    Natural Yarns

    Specialist natural fibre yarn, fibre craft materials and tools

    Natural Yarns was established in 2012 by fibre craft fanatic Gina Ross. Launched as an e-commerce website, it quickly established itself as the go-to natural fibre yarn store in South Africa. Imhoff Farm is the proud home of the beautiful Natural Yarns brick and mortar store that draws clientele from all 9 provinces and beyond.

    Stocking a range of the best natural fibre yarn from local producers and hand dyers, a selection of carefully curated imported yarn can also be found. Whether you are (or aspire to be) a knitter, crocheter, felter, weaver, or hand spin your own yarn, you will find gorgeous quality, natural fibre materials and tools for all your fibre craft creations!

    Visit Natural Yarns in their new location near the threshing floor at Imhoff Farm or shop online.

    The Team

    Founder Gina is a knitter, crocheter, spinner, felter, weaver and loves to do the odd bit of embroidery. She hand dyes the Stellar Fibreworks yarn that is available in store and has also recently dipped her toes into the process of natural dyeing. Well known for her patterns, you can find them published online and in the Ideas Magazine. Gina loves to bring the fibre craft industry together and is a proud organiser of the Cape Town and Joburg Yarn Festivals.

    Carmen has been with Natural Yarns since its inception and assists with the store and general admin. She loves getting things organised, enjoys knitting and has a penchant for books and cats.

    Liesl joined the Natural Yarns team in 2018 and she spins yarns and is also branching into yarn dyeing and pattern design. A wealth of knitting and crocheting knowledge, you can find Liesl at the store on Friday afternoons and over the weekend.

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  • Ogwini Greens

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    Ogwini Greens

    Nursery and Speciality Microgreens

    Ogwini Greens is a local Kommetjie business supplying fresh, naturally grown microgreens to the public and restaurants in and around Cape Town. Having recently taken over the nursery at Imhoff Farm, Ogwini Greens founders Hendri and Leigh-Ann Burger are focused on implementing sustainable and organic practises as well as providing food growing education to the community and surrounds.

    Alongside their deletable microgreens which add flavour and nutrients to any dish, the nursery has a carefully curated selection of biodegradable pots, succulents, water wise plants and fresh flowers. Beautiful gifts including  ceramic pots, baskets and macrame pieces made by local artists can also be found in the refreshed space.

    Follow Ogwini Greens on Instagram for more info and micro green recipes!

    The Growers

    Husband and wife, Hendri and Leigh-Ann Burger are the proud new owners of the nursery at Imhoff Farm. As a viticulturist and cellar manager, with a BAgric, Hendri started cultivating micro greens for home use.

    Due to the unbeatable quality of his delicious produce, news quickly spread and Ogwini Greens grew into a thriving business.

    When the opportunity arose, Hendri and Leigh-Ann jumped at the chance to move their beloved business to Imhoff Farm and they look forward to growing the nursery offering, while educating and learning from the vibrant  local community.

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