Features

  • Super natural growing power: Anissa Ljanta visits Coromandel market garden Pakaraka Permaculture
  • The new faces of organic growing: Niki Morrell interviews Bay of Plenty market gardeners Six Toed Fox Organics
  • Shopping with certainty: Theresa Sjöquist finds out from Christchurch retailer Liberty Market what it means to be a certified organic shop
  • Going organic: A school’s story, by Andy Bramwell of Waikato Waldorf School

Gardening

  • As cool as… How to grow cucumbers, by Denise Cox
  • Your gardening tips: Readers share their handy hints and successes
  • Moon calendar for January and February, by Rachel Pomeroy

Health and food

  • Natural skin solutions, by Sandra Clair
  • Summer recipes, including roasted gooseberry fool, cucumber cooler, zucchini chocolate cake and more, by Denise Cox
  • Gluten-free means pain-free: Wendy Spratt shares her health success story with Philippa Jamieson

Farming and horticulture

  • What your weeds reveal about your soil: The third in a series on assessing soils by Dr Tim Jenkins
  • A billion of the best trees: Helmut Janssen explores the best trees for carbon formation in Aotearoa

Building and technology

  • Bring it by bike: Murray Grimwood checks out bike trailers, cargo bikes and electric-assist options

Science watch

  • The health risks of electromagnetic radiation, by trustees of PSGR

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  • Guest editorial by Chris Perley, Letters, Competitions, News, Things we like, Soil & Health update, Soil & Health events and contacts, What’s on, Book reviews
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