September/October 2017 issue



  • Jersey Girls: Local, organic A2 milk, by Alice Bulmer
  • Happy pigs: Raising pigs organically, by Sheryn Clothier
  • Seed people: Profile of Setha’s Seeds, by Bridget Freeman-Rock



  • Simple spring gardening, by Denise Cox
  • Growing celery – worth the effort, by Mike Bradstock
  • First steps in biodynamic gardening, by Rachel Rose
  • Moon calendar for September and October, by Rachel Pomeroy


Health and food

  • How to make vegan cheese: Diana Noonan introduces us to tofu misozuke
  • Bostock Organic Kitchen: Café profile by Sarah Cates
  • Nature’s medicine cabinet: Herbal antibiotics, by Sandra Clair


Science watch

  • GE potatoes – have we had our chips? By trustees of Physicians and Scientists for Global Responsibility


Farming and horticulture

  • The nitrogen solution: Farming for planet and profit, by Dr Christine Jones
  • Meet the bacteria, part 4: Proteobacteria, by Dr Tim Jenkins


Building and technology

  • Passive solar design: Lessons learned from the Solabode, by Mark Fielding



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