Organic week 11-19 September 2021

Dig into these free features from the Organic NZ archive and celebrate Organic Week with us!

FEATURES

Homemade compost
Features | Magazine Articles

Homemade compost

Good compost grows healthy plants, and you can never have too much of it! Homemade compost is ideal if you can make it – here are a few tips from Wellington blogger, baker and gardener Elien Lewis, selected from her new book Homegrown Happiness.  The content below is available with a print or online reader subscription The following content is accessible for members only, please sign in….

GARDENING

Captivated by quinoa
Gardening | Magazine Articles

Captivated by quinoa

As Diana Noonan has discovered, quinoa is a hardy and versatile plant. She shares her growing experiences and gluten-free recipes.   The content below is available with a print or online reader subscription The following content is accessible for members only, please sign in. Loading…

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HEALTH AND FOOD

Sweet spice: Vanilla from Tonga
Health and Food | Magazine Articles

Sweet spice: Vanilla from Tonga

On 31 December 2001 the island of Vava’u in Tonga was struck by Cyclone Waka. In winds of 190 km per hour, tree trunks snapped, houses were reduced to matchsticks, and crops destroyed. From that destruction however grew something sweet. Theresa Sjöquist tells the story of Heilala Vanilla.  The content below is available with a print or online reader subscription The following content is accessible for members only, please sign in. Loading…

FARMING AND HORTICULTURE

Grow with the flow
Farming and Horticulture | Magazine Articles

Grow with the flow

Anne Gastinger meets Dominique Schacherer and Logan Kerr of Streamside Organics, and finds out what’s made these self-taught market gardeners resilient and successful.   The content below is available with a print or online reader subscription The following content is accessible for members only, please sign in. Loading…

BUILDING AND TECHNOLOGY

Recipe for an eco kitchen
Building and Technology | Magazine Articles

Recipe for an eco kitchen

Custom-made kitchen cabinetry using natural materials may be more expensive up-front, but it’s healthier, long lasting, and won’t end up clogging our landfills like cheaper products. Theresa Sjöquist talks to craftsman cabinetmaker Roland Zander about his business Natural Kitchens, and things to consider in creating more sustainable kitchens. The content below is available with a print or online reader subscription The following content is accessible for members only,…