Organic NZ Magazine 2012

Organic NZ Magazine 2012

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November/December 2012Organic NZ magazine 2012 November/December issue

Features

Gardening

  • Carrots and parsnips, by Mike Bradstock
  • Urban Chicks, by Trevor Newman and Renée Lang
  • The art of scything, by Joanna Pearsall
  • Moon calendar for November and December, by Rachel Pomeroy

Health and food

  • Celebrating celery, by Pam Blowers
  • What you eat is what you see: A diet for healthy eyes, by Denise Cox
  • Recipes: Christmas cake by Libby May; Bissera (broad bean dip) by Shirley Bradstock
  • Breastfeeding: Essential nutrient support for mother and baby, by Sandra Clair
  • Why we need traffic-light labelling, by Sue Kedgley
  • Nappy-free baby, by Brit Rollo and Chris WIlson
  • Natural haircare, by Sarah Tennant

Communities

  • Wilderland: Coromandel community renaissance, by Faith Thomas

Farming and horticulture

  • When poison can heal: Denise Cox visits the world’s only certified organic bee venom producer
  • Farm and garden trouble shooter: Organic control of twitch, carrot rust fly and damping off, by Dr Tim Jenkins

Building and technology  

  • Living roofs, by Renée Davies and Zoë Zimmerman

Reports

  • Monoculture: Unnatural, unsafe and unscientific
  • Organic sector: including new directions for OANZ
  • Soil & Health Association update: Levin and Auckland branch activities

Regulars

  • Editorial
  • Letters
  • News
  • Things we like
  • Competitions
  • What’s on
  • Goods and services directory

September/October 2012Organic NZ magazine 2012 September/October issue

Features

  • Organic baby clothes: Joseph Dougherty asks how can we encourage a switch to more eco-friendly clothing?
  • Super-food breakfast, by Liz Cadogan
  • Make your own baby food, including recipes, by Karin Puttner
  • Toxins in breastmilk: Sarah Tennant looks at what we are feeding our babies, and how we can reduce the chemical cocktail
  • Real Nappies, by Dee Pignéguy
  • Organic nappies: Philippa Jamieson profiles Organic Island Baby

Gardening

  • Urban organic gardening: Growing, ready or not! By Joel Le Blanc
  • A duck on your doorstep: Keeping ducks may be easier than you think, by Denise Cox
  • Enigma Organics: A Picton enterprise, by Sophie Preece
  • Where the wild things are: The joys of foraging, and spanakopita recipe, by Diana Noonan
  • Moon calendar for September/October, by Rachel Pomeroy

Health and food

Communities

  • Local food: Hands-on workshops for resilience, by Robina McCurdy

Farming and horticulture

  • Raw milk success story: Golden Bay farmers using a dispensing machine to sell direct to consumers, by Annie Wilson

Building and technology  

  • Rocket stoves, by Bob Corker and Tim Barker

Reports

  • Fracking and water, by Jean Anderson
  • Leap-frogging over regulation: Simplifying organic trade, by Brendan Hoare
  • Organic sector: including 10 years of OFNZ, BD conference report and raising organic heifers
  • Soil & Health Association update: Your feedback wanted on Soil & Health’s strategy

Regulars

  • Editorial
  • Letters
  • News
  • Things we like
  • Competitions
  • What’s on
  • Goods and services directory

Organic NZ magazine 2012 July/August

July/August 2012

Features

  • Triumph in Turangi: Crispin Caldicott reports on the eleventh Australasian Permaculture Convergence, held in April
  • How to survive economic collapse, by Deirdre Kent and Helen Dew
  • Awhi Farm: A permaculture project, by Yvonne Andrew
  • Nanoparticles: Falling through the cracks, by Kyra Xavia

Gardening

  • Oilseed pumpkins: Dee Pignéguy shares her growing experiences
  • Kuia of kumara, by Hanui Lawrence
  • Gardening in small spaces, by Denise Cox
  • Moon calendar for July/August, by Rachel Pomeroy

Health and food

  • The appeal of mandarins, by Pam Blowers
  • Chicken soup for immunity, by Kyra Xavia
  • Going vegan: Catherine Bielawski tells her family’s story
  • Poison in the playground: CCA-treated timber, by Anne Gastinger
  • Thermography vs. mammography for breast screening, by Dr Mike Godfrey

Farming and horticulture

  • Lucerne: Benefits on the farm and in the home garden, by Mike Bradstock
  • Peak phosphorus: Dr Tim Jenkins looks at the sustainability of the world’s phosphorus reserves

Building and technology  

  • Tools for the future, by Crispin Caldicott
  • The grasshopper: Adam Guyton writes about what he and Nick Holmes have been inventing

Reports

  • Toxic materials on the Rena, by Ian G McLean
  • Soil & Health Association update: report from AGM
  • Organic sector: including organic psyllid management by Charles Merfield

Regulars

  • Editorial
  • Letters
  • News
  • Things we like
  • Competitions
  • What’s on
  • Goods and services directory

May/June 2012

Organic NZ magazine 2012 May/June

Features

  • Lyttelton: A strong and resilient community: Brian Rick reports on initiatives in the Lyttelton area
  • Ooooby  – Out of our own back yards, by Pete Russell
  • Feeding multitudes from the red zone: Matt Morris articulates a vision for an Avon-Otākaro River Park in Christchurch
  • A capital community garden: Innermost Gardens in Wellington, by Sarah Adams
  • New York rooftop farm, by Janet Luke

Gardening

  • Food @ home: Christine Dann advocates a return to ‘SOLE’ food – seasonal, organic, local and ethical
  • Growing perennial vegetables, part two, by Denise Cox
  • Day and night in the garden: Mike Bradstock explores the influence of day length on plants
  • Moon calendar for May/June, by Rachel Pomeroy

Health and food

  • A good nutrition revolution: Interview with Sally Fallon, president of the Weston A Price Foundation, by Dee Pignéguy
  • Autumn recipes: Olives, figs and nut pesto
  • Cellphone dangers: A case for caution, by Anne Gastinger

Farming and horticulture

  • Be the change: Profile of Peter Proctor, father of modern biodynamics in New Zealand, by Sumner Burstyn
  • Films featuring Peter Proctor, reviewed by Annie Wilson
  • Soil microbiology, part 3: Bacteria, fungi and soil fertility, by Dr Tim Jenkins
  • Empowering small-scale producers, How to overcome the obstacles, by Richard Morgan

Building and technology  

  • DIY sleepout – with a small footprint, by Verena Maeder

Reports

  • Hydraulic fracturing aka fracking, by Jean Anderson
  • Don’t read this article: An opinion piece by Jon Carapiet, raising concerns about the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), particularly around New Zealand’s GE-free status
  • Soil & Health Association update: AGM in May
  • Organic sector

Regulars

  • Editorial: Guest editorial by Murray Horton of Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa (CAFCA)
  • Letters
  • News
  • Book and film reviews
  • Things we like
  • Competitions
  • What’s on
  • Goods and services directory

 

 

Organic NZ magazine 2012 March/AprilMarch/April 2012

Features

  • Seeds are us! by Kay Baxter
  • SOS – save our seeds, by Robyn and Robert Guyton
  • Food Bill blues, by Steffan Browning
  • Food Bill folly, by Christine Dann
  • Growing the organic family and what that means, by Brendan Hoare

Gardening

  • Perennial vegetables: Low-carbon food, by Denise Cox
  • Fresh tea for the tiller, man! Freshly brewed compost tea is best for vege garden plants, writes Mike Bradstock
  • Moon calendar for March/April, by Rachel Pomeroy

Health and food

  • Te rokiroki kai: Preserving the gifts of Papatūānuku, by Lisa Christensen
  • Cultured vegetables using lacto fermentation, by Pam Blowers
  • All in a pickle, by Jan MacKenzie
  • Dirty laundry: Toxins in the clothes we wear, by Kyra Xavia

Farming and horticulture

  • Soil biology, part 2: The smallest of animals, by Tim Jenkins
  • Biochar: An ancient tool for a more sustainable future? by Annie Stuart
  • Biochar: The need for precaution? By Charles Merfield
  • Gardening with spirit: Alice Bulmer talks to veteran biodynamic grower Peter Bacchus about his methods

Reports

  • Science Watch: Depleted uranium – harming babies? by Jean Anderson
  • Soil & Health update
  • Organic Sector

Regulars

  • Editorial
  • Letters
  • News
  • Book review
  • Things we like
  • Competitions
  • Organic NZ Bookclub
  • Goods and services directory
  • What’s on

 

 

Organic NZ magazine 2012 JanuaryFebruaryJanuary/February 2012

Features

  • Screening out the sun. Kyra Xavia investigates natural sunscreens
  • Cleaning up our waterways: A Rotorua initiative, by Crispin Caldicott
  • The resurgence of hemp. By Monique La Trobe
  • Genetic engineering: Is it substantially equivalent to previous farming practices? asks Dr Petrus Simons

Gardening

  • Super summer salads. By Denise Cox
  • Guinea foul. By Robert Guyton
  • Moon calendar for January/ February. By Rachel Pomeroy

Communities

  • Horse-powered CSA: An apprentice’s view, by Andy Pedley

Health and food

  • Strawberries: The taste of summer. Including recipes, by Pam Blowers
  • Recipes: Fruit jelly and summer fruit slushies, by Nicola Galloway
  • The falling age of puberty – Why it is everyone’s problem, by Sue Claridge

Farming and horticulture

  • Soil biology, part 1: Creatures beneath the earth, by Dr Tim Jenkins
  • Growing the big picture. Alice Bulmer interviews kiwifruit grower Peter Downard and dairy farmer Gavin Fisher

Building and technology

  • Low-tech chook house. By Katja Henschke
  • Boiling up the quarter acre. By Crispin Caldicott

Reports

  • Science Watch: Our ecological footprint: How can we make it smaller?
  • News from the frontline: Update on Soil & Health activities by spokesperson Steffan Browning
  • Soil & Health update:
  • Organic Sector:

Regulars

  • Editorial
  • Letters
  • News
  • Book review
  • Things we like
  • Competitions
  • Organic NZ Bookclub
  • Goods and services directory
  • What’s on