Living the change

A new film shines the spotlight on our organic and sustainable heroes. Philippa Jamieson finds out more. Climate change… la la la la la. Environmental destruction – I know, it’s terrible! Social breakdown, economic collapse, help, what do we do? … Read More

Fluid Thinking

Guest editorial by Brendan Hoare Thoughts are things. What we think is what we tend to say, and what we tend to say is often what we end up doing. Our thinking shapes and is shaped by our cultural intelligence, … Read More

How to grow olives

By Denise Cox  First published in Organic NZ May/June 2017   Olives (Olea europea) are evergreen trees native to Northern Africa. Cultivated since prehistoric times, olives are integral to the culture, diet and economies of the Mediterranean basin. Spain produces 45% of the world’s … Read More

Why ban glyphosate?

Organic NZ Magazine: Sept/Oct 2015 Section: Science Watch Author: Physicians and Scientists for Global Responsibility Part two in a series by Physicians and Scientists for Global Responsibility   Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup, and other proprietary … Read More

Is your soil toxic?

posted in: Farming, GE, Magazine Articles

Organic NZ Magazine: September/October 2014 Section: Gardening Author: Tremane Barr Tremane Barr in his vege garden after the February 2011 earthquake. His copy of Organic NZ arrived in the mail a few hours before the quake. (Photo: Tremane Barr)   … Read More

Leave only organic footprints

  Organic NZ Magazine: May/June 2014 Section: Editorial Author: Philippa Jamieson Autumn is definitely in the air and the nights are getting longer. We are approaching the Māori New Year, Matariki – or Puanga/Puaka for several iwi – read more … Read More

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