The joys of sauerkraut

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The principle is simple. You cut and salt fresh cabbage so the juices weep out of it, then allow natural yeasts to ferment it in its own brine. This turns the sugars into lactic acid by anaerobic (airless) fermentation. Gradually … Read More

Christmas comes early for the Organic Sector

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“This is an amazing Christmas present for the organic community and we’re delighted”, says Bailey Peryman, Co-Chairperson for the Soil & Health Association, welcoming the Government’s announcement to progress with a national standard for organic production next year. “People want clean, safe food, and are increasingly turning … Read More

Organic NZ Magazine 2019

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Past issues can be purchased here Want to receive the current issue? Subscribe today! 2019 May – June Issue Features Agri-tourism in the Philippines: Gretta Carney visits Bohol Coco Farm Growing people, plants and profit: Community spaces as places to … Read More

EPA must reassess glyphosate and neonics

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Wednesday 17 October 2018 PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Soil & Health Association is calling for an enquiry into the independence of New Zealand’s Environmental Protection Authority (EPA), following the EPA’s announcement of priority chemical reassessments for possible bans … Read More

Local food, local money

Sharon Stevens looks at the connection between local, regenerative food production and homegrown currencies such as her local ‘Loaves’. From local markets to direct farmer-to-consumer relationships, regenerative agriculture is bonded with place-based economies. To support local food and other relocalisation … Read More

Whenua Warrior

Whenua Warrior Moko Morris talks with Kelly Francis, a Kai Oranga graduate and the catalyst for over 250 food gardens that have been planted since last spring. Motivated by attending a Kai Oranga course at Papatuānuku Marae, Kelly Francis (Ngāti … Read More

Expect a Miracle

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Published in Organic NZ May/June 2018 – 1.5.18, Health & Food Section   Tremane Barr shares his experiences of surviving pancreatic cancer.   “Sorry, but the cancer has spread from the main 12 cm neuroendocrine tumour in the pancreas to … Read More

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