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Soil & Health National Councillors – for 2016/2017 term:

Soil & Health’s National Council members are voted in for a two-year term.

Marion Thomson and Moko Morris will be continuing on as National Councillors for Soil & Health Assn, fulfilling their second elected year of the two year elected cycle period.

Chris Morrison who was also elected on the National Council to serve another year will be standing down at this year’s AGM.  After ten years on the BioGro council and a three years on Soil & Health National Council, Chris will be fully focussing on his business commitments.

From the current Soil & Health National Council, Matt Morris will be re-standing.

The new candidates standing for election for Soil & Health National Council are:

From BioGro Society:     Mark Houghton-Brown and Gareth Ingram

New nominations:          Chris May, Graham Clarke and Mike Ryan

For more information on the AGM and the proposed Soil & Health/BioGro merger, please follow this link HERE.

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Organic NZ latest issue


July/August 2016

Welcome to our winter issue! Sit yourself down with a cuppa and enjoy. There’s plenty to digest, with a focus on gut health and nutrition. Christine Dann gives an overview of ecological eating via the latest books about how our food affects our microbiome and our health. Dietary fibre is not all it’s cracked up to be, writes Kyra Xavia. Planning a child? Bridget Scully has some tips for a nutrient-dense diet to produce a healthy child.

Other highlights:

·       Profile of our patron, Bob Crowder – a man ahead of his time

·       Winter gardening projects, including taking cuttings

·       Natural approaches to autoimmune diseases

·       Keeping pre-diabetes and high blood pressure at bay – Keith’s story

·       Raising meat with compassion

PLUS: the ever-popular moon calendar, recipes, prizes, and more… see full contents.

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