May/June 2018 issue


  • Celebrating Organic Week NZ!
  • Growing people and produce in an urban paradise: Liz Kivi profiles Cultivate Christchurch
  • Quinn’s garden by Quinn Hoare


  • Broad beans: every part is useful, by Mike Bradstock
  • Homegrown sweeteners, by Denise Cox
  • Growing healthy mind food: How biodynamic gardening can help, by Gill Bacchus
  • Moon calendar for May and June, by Rachel Pomeroy

Health and food

  • Cooking with agar: agar, and vegan recipes including pumpkin pie, by Diana Noonan
  • Expect a miracle! Tremane Barr shares his experiences of surviving pancreatic cancer
  • Megan and the budding vegan: Philippa Jamieson talks with Megan Nicol Reed

Farming and horticulture

  • Still sprouting: Kings Seeds celebrates 40 years, by Theresa Sjöquist
  • Grazed and confused: John King talks with three farmers about holistic planned grazing
  • Meet the bacteria: Bacteria and the phosphorus cycle, by Dr Tim Jenkins

Building and technology

  • Built to last: Yvonne Rust’s house and earthbuilding’s origins in NZ, by Graeme North


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