Talking food and wahine with Sophie Merkens
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Talking food and wahine with Sophie Merkens

What do you do when your passions are photography, food and the environment? If you’re Sophie Merkens you quit your job, buy a van and set off on a road trip around Aotearoa to interview and photograph 35 inspiring wāhine growers and gatherers. Then you turn it into a beautiful book. We chatted to Sophie about her inspiration behind this project and get a sneak peek at some of the incredible women featured in it. 

Worms at your service
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Worms at your service

Anyone can be a farmer! Worm farming is a great way process your food scraps in a small contained space, and create garden fertiliser more quickly than a normal compost heap. Here are some tips from the Compost Collective. The content below is available with a print or online reader subscription The following content is…