Men started tilling the soil to feed not only themselves, but passing Company ships, soon as the Dutch East India Company arrived in 1652. Their labours were not nearly enough to supply the rapidly growing settlement and trade ships, and it wasn’t long before 300 slaves were landed and put to work in the gardens [...]
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