July/August 2017 issue


  • Nicole Masters: Force of nature – Niki Morrell interviews a champion of regenerative agriculture
  • Takeaway lessons: Composting coffee cups, by Matt Morris, with Bailey Peryman and Micah Reitze
  • Working with Papatūānuku – Panapa Ehau and Manu Caddie outline the innovations of Hikurangi Enterprises
  • Where spirit meets science: A profile of biodynamic stalwart David Wright, by Rachel Rose


  • South American saviours: How to grow yacon and ulluco, by Diana Noonan
  • How to make a wicking bed, by Joanna Pearsall
  • Moon calendar for July and August, by Rachel Pomeroy

Health and food

  • Ginger up! Health benefits of ginger, and recipes, by Pam Blowers
  • Holistic tooth fairy: How I’m healing my teeth, by Meliors Simms
  • Mother’s milk: The benefits of breastfeeding, by Sandra Clair
  • Cutting-edge cannabis medicine: Rebecca Reider interviews Dr David Bearman

Farming and horticulture

  • Farming for healthy waterways, by Mary Ralston
  • Milmore Downs: Biodynamic pioneers, by Rachel Rose
  • Meet the bacteria, part 3: the Firmicutes, by Dr Tim Jenkins

Building and technology

  • Eco-thrifty kitchen retrofits, by Nelson Lebo


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