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Symphony of the Soil

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Organic family farms

As part of the International Year of Family Farming, Organic NZ is publishing profiles of organic family farms in every issue for 2014. We've selected four of these articles for you to read online - see below.

Healthy goats, healthy cheese

Alice Bulmer visits John and Jeanne van Kuyk of Aroha Organic Goat Cheese
It’s the middle of a drought – and John and Jeanne van Kuyk’s ‘girls’ couldn’t be happier ... more

It’s a vine thing

Theresa Sjoquist profiles Artisan Wines, a family vineyard that has become a hub of the Oratia community with its restaurant and weekly farmers’ market ... more

Te Koha Organics

by Bridget Freeman Rock
Shiloh, home to Te Koha Organics, is an 11-acre paradise on the outskirts of Hastings ... more

Success from the ground up

Suzanne Middleton visits Paul and Tracey Ruddenklau, who manage Kilbrannan near Te Anau, and discovers that organic farm management can be as intense and challenging as ownership ... more

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Organic NZ latest issue


Jan/Feb 2016

Roll on summer! Relax and enjoy the latest Organic NZ,which is brimming with information and inspiration. In 2016 we’re celebrating the 75th anniversary of Soil & Health, Organic NZ’s publisher and one of the world’s oldest organic organisations (founded in 1941).

Celebrate with us by subscribing, and find out more about the diverse and wonderful organic community here in Aotearoa New Zealand. What an awesome present – buy someone a gift subscription to Organic NZ: the gift that keeps on giving! Click on the Subscribe button at top right.

Some of the highlights inside this issue include:

·         Holiday-proof your garden

·         Natural beekeeping with the Warré hive

·         Laura’s micro dairy farm – raw organic milk

·         A diet for 7 generations

·         Marijuana is medicine

·         Cooking with sunshine: solar cookers

PLUS: the ever-popular moon calendar, recipes, prizes, and more…subscribe now!

Click here to see the full contents.

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