Biodynamics is a holistic organic practice that views a farm as an entire organism. Rebecca Reider explains the fundamentals of this earthy yet cosmic system of growing.
We produce enough food in New Zealand to feed 40 million people, yet one in five Kiwi kids live in households that experience food insecurity. Gareth Hughes talks about his new role as lead of the Wellbeing Economy Alliance Aotearoa.
Last year the Environmental Protection Authority called for information on the popular weed killer glyphosate, but are they dithering to avoid a risk assessment? Bonnie Flaws investigates.
Louise Perzigian visits a Motueka food business that serves up freshly grown organic produce grown on the same plot of land.
Bonnie Flaws investigates New Zealand’s ongoing debate on the regulation of genetic modification
As Puanga and the Matariki star cluster reappear in our midwinter sky, heralding the start of a new year in Aotearoa, we talk to a healer, a politician, a biodynamic farmer and two organic growers about what Matariki means to them and how they’re choosing to celebrate it.
Rob Small takes us on a tour of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei’s productive māra and talks organics, mātauranga Māori and the challenges of pesky pūkeko
When it comes to groceries, many of us want to shop organic, but can’t afford the higher price tag. So why is organic food more expensive, and when you add up environmental and health factors, does it really cost us more? We investigate the economics and ethics of eating organic and shares tips on how to get more of it into your weekly shop.
Organic NZ asked four organic growers to share their stories of how they navigated ethical considerations regarding the Pfizer vaccine.
Anthea Madill is the owner of Remix Plastic, which sells jewellery and other products made from plastic waste as part of her kaupapa to educate people about sustainability. We talked to her about this mahi, and why we need to think beyond recycling as the main solution.
Awatea Organics is a research and training farm in Whangārei specialising in heritage organic food, seed and medicine. Its founder, Tui Shortland, talked to us about food sovereignty, saving heritage seed and her work supporting indigenous communities internationally.
With seasonal flu, colds and Covid-19 circulating, maintaining optimum health for you and your family is more important than ever. Natural health practitioners gave us their top tips on getting organised, staying well and looking after yourself if you do get sick.