The book is an important contibution to landreform debates in South Africa. It informs the reader on the contributions of smallscale labour intensive farms in stimulating rural economies. In KwaMhlanga in Mpumalanga Province use is made of questionnaires, observations and indepth interviews to collecte the data for the study. Findings show a complex relationship between smallscale farms and smallscale non-farm sector. Further findings showed smallscale farms can be more beneficial to the economy and the linkages between the two sectors need to be better enhanced and developed. The book proposes for more, and the development of rural small farms with facilities which were previousely only for white commercial large farms in South Africa.