How to create a GE-free zone
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How to create a GE-free zone

Organic NZ Magazine: March/April 2013 Section: Community Author: Zelka Grammer Zelka Grammer encourages you to press for a GE-free zone in your city, region or district Gardeners, beekeepers, seed savers, foresters, orchardists, organic growers and consumers: you know what’s at stake. GE experiments and releases present serious risks to our biosecurity, unique biodiversity, primary producers,…

A guide to organic education in New Zealand
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A guide to organic education in New Zealand

Organic NZ Magazine: November/December 2011 Section: Features Author: Bridget Freeman Rock Bridget Freeman Rock reviews the organic education options available in New Zealand Many Organic NZ readers are hungry for practical skills and further knowledge of organics, and with a range of courses, workshops and educational experiences to choose from in New Zealand and abroad…

Safe food storage: healthy options for food packaging and storage
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Safe food storage: healthy options for food packaging and storage

Organic NZ Magazine: May/June 2010 Section: Features Author: Kyra Xavia Kyra Xavia investigates at the health risks of plastic used for food packaging and storage, and offers suggestions for healthy alternatives Plastic pervades every area of our life. Unfortunately it also permeates our body where it does not belong. As consumers we assume packaging materials…

Power-down pioneer
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Power-down pioneer

Organic NZ Magazine: July/August 2009 Section: Communities Author: Joseph Dougherty Joseph Dougherty introduces Ted Howard, a champion of ‘powering down’, of social change directed at encouraging greater sustainability. Ted Howard is an inspiring example of how someone can make the transition away from a fossil-fuelpowered lifestyle. He runs two businesses: a permaculture gardening business and…