Organic NZ Magazine 2013

Organic NZ Magazine 2013

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November/December 2013Organic NZ magazine November/December 2013 cover

Features

Gardening

  • Climate-proof your garden, by Robert Guyton
  • Gardening in community: Alice Bulmer visits Grandview Gardens in Hamilton
  • For the love of loquats, by Denise Cox
  • Moon calendar for November/December, by Rachel Pomeroy

Health and food

  • Amazing amaranth, by Pam Blowers
  • Garnet Station: Organic café in Westmere, Auckland
  • Salvestrols: Prevent cancer naturally with organic fruit and vegetables, by David Hodges
  • Rewena bread: The Māori sourdough, by Roger White
  • The beauty of plants: Kyra Xavia profiles Nelson organic skincare company Plantae
  • Fertility: Optimise your chance of conceiving, by Sandra Clair

Farming and horticulture

  • Bucking the trend: Renée Gerlich profiles Bucky Box, a software company helping organic farmers and growers
  • Farm and garden troubleshooter: Organic management of black nightshade, leaf miner and sclerotinia, by Dr Tim Jenkins
  • Naturally the best: Christine Dann visits the Hellewells’ mixed farm in Waimate

Reports

  • Soil & Health update
  • Organic sector, including Green Drop (new organic wine, beer and spirits distributor), Southern Organic Group 30th anniversary, and new East West Organics shop opening in Auckland

Regulars

  • Editorial
  • Letters
  • News
  • Book reviews: Ecoman, Stone Age Farming, Munch
  • Competitions
  • Things we like
  • What’s on
  • Goods and services directory

September/October 2013Organic NZ magazine September/October 2013 cover

Features

  • Free-range flock – Mary Ralston describes how she takes care of her chickens
  • Chook tractors, by Brendan Hoare
  • Quail: fowl for small spaces, by Janet Luke

Gardening

  • Spring in the forest garden, by Robert Guyton
  • Wild about worms: Worm farm ideas, by Christine Grieder
  • Growing brassicas, by Mike Bradstock
  • Lantern lookalikes: How to grow and cook tomatillos and cape gooseberries, by Denise Cox
  • Moon calendar for September/October, by Rachel Pomeroy

Health and food

  • Teff: An Ethiopian seed, by Pam Blowers
  • Ti Kouka Café: A Wellington organic café, by Philippa Jamieson
  • Modern muesli: Myth or misrepresentation? By Perry Spiller
  • The singing baker: Profile of Purebread’s Robert Glensor
  • Energy saving – but health depleting? Dirty electricity from electric bulbs and appliances, by Paul Waddell
  • Plastic-free kitchen, one step at a time, by Sue Claridge

Farming and horticulture

  • Getting better all the time: Rachel Rose visits MacSnack, a Taranaki farm with macadamia nuts, sheep and more
  • Retro Organics: Fast forward – Suzanne Middleton profiles a Southland organic dairy farm
  • Farm and garden troubleshooter: How to deal with grass grub, dandelion and rust, by Dr Tim Jenkins

Building and technology

  • Building a rua kai: An experiment in traditional Māori food storage, by Lisa Christensen

Reports

  • Soil & Health update
  • Organic sector, including an obituary of John Ridout, and insect mesh crop covers successful against potato/tomato psyllid

Regulars

  • Editorial
  • Letters
  • News
  • Book reviews: Homeopathy and Plants; Embrace Your Space; Julia’s Guide to Edible Weeds and Wild Green Smoothies: The Poison Planters
  • Competitions
  • Things we like
  • What’s on
  • Goods and services directory

July/August 2013Organic NZ magazine July/August 2013 cover

Features

  • Manic Organics: Denise Cox profiles a Far North greenhouse business
  • Organic greenhouse growing: Jenny Lyons offers her tips
  • Organic food hero: Wolfgang Mann, by Nicola Galloway
  • DIY cloches for the home garden, by Stan Swan
  • Diary of a green guerrilla, by Robert Guyton

Gardening

  • Ancient knowledge for modern times: Rachel Rose profiles Mark Christensen and his work with heritage fruit and vegetables
  • Seven Springs Farm: Dee Pignéguy discovers a CSA in the Waitakere Ranges
  • Moon calendat for July and August, by Rachel Pomeroy

Health and food

  • Hungry for hostas, by Ansel Oommen
  • Parsnip: a winter favourite, by Pam Blowers
  • The Good Earth Café, and pumpkin and kumara fritter recipe
  • Fish: What’s the catch? by David Hodges
  • Menopause with zest! by Sandra Clair
  • Time for supermarkets to give NZ suppliers a fair deal, by Sue Kedgley
  • Cadmium concerns: The risks and how to protect yourself, by Kyra Xavia

Farming and horticulture

Building and technology

  • Wattle and daub shed: To school with love, by Joseph Dougherty

Reports

  • Biofuels in New Zealand
  • Soil & Health update
  • Organic sector, including a biological approach to PSA in kiwifruit

Regulars

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

May/June 2013Organic NZ magazine May/June 2013 cover

Features

  • Home-grown  grains, by Kay Baxter
  • Gluten-free grains, by Karin Puttner
  • Nicola’s no-knead sourdough bread, by Nicola Galloway
  • Golden grains: Sheridan Gundry profiles Tolaga Bay farmers Mike and Bridget Parker, of Kiwi Organics

Gardening

  • Growing pears, by Denise Cox
  • Permaculture Hui and gardening news
  • Moon calendat for May and June, by Rachel Pomeroy
  • Love what you grow, by Diana Noonan

Health and food

  • An apple a day by Pam Blowers
  • Celebrating birthdays in an ethical way: Sabine Miller offers party ideas that avoid commercialism and are kind to the environment
  • Love Bake Nourish, by Amber Rose
  • Healthy digestion: The foundation of good health, by Sandra Clair
  • Magic mud: The beneficial properties of clay, by Kyra Xavia
  • Commonsense Organics: Denise Cox profiles the Wellington organic retail chain

Farming and horticulture

  • Where hardy and hairy meet bald and ballsy: Annie Stuart profiles the Gows of Mangapiri Downs, Blackmount, Western Southland
  • Farm and garden troubleshooter, part 4: Dealing organically with slugs, chickweed and apple black spot, by Dr Tim Jenkins
  • GE animal feed? No thanks! by Frank Rowson

Building and technology

  • Eco Bach envy, by Tina Booth

Reports

  • Wilding pines: Are transgenic escapees likely?
  • Organic sector, including OANZ Organic Market Report
  • Soil & Health update, including AGM
  • Organic NZ reader survey

Regulars

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

March/April 2013Organic NZ magazine March/April 2013 cover

Features

  • Community Fruit Harvesting: Picking neighbourhood fruit for charities, by Dee Pignéguy
  • Fungal forays: Philippa Jamieson enthuses about birch boletes
  • Foraging and fossicking for fun by Mike Bradstock
  • How to grow oyster mushrooms, by Janet Luke

Gardening

  • Community gardens in Canterbury are growing! OANZ research reveals the big new thing in organics in Aotearoa, by Christine Dann
  • Take a walk on the wild side: Wild edible plants are free for the picking, by Lisa Christensen
  • Moon calendat for March and April, by Rachel Pomeroy
  • Winter green manure crops, by Mike Bradstock

Health and food

  • Cool as… cucumber, by Pam Blowers – includes recipes – cucumber smoothie and cucmber dip by Pam Blowers, and gazpacho by Jenny Longstaff
  • Brown rice sushi recipe, by Philippa Jamieson
  • The Joyful Vegan, by Suzanne Middleton
  • How to henna, by Sarah Tennant

Community

Farming and horticulture

  • Farm and garden trouble shooter, part three: How to deal with dock, cabbage family caterpillars, and peach leaf curl, by Dr Tim Jenkins
  • Beyond 1080: safe and effective alternatives, by Rebecca Reider
  • Hundreds of hives lost: Urgent action is needed for bees, by Sue Kedgley

Building and technology

  • Zero carbon house, by Malcolm McAll

Reports

  • Transgenic crops lead to contamination and herbicide resistance
  • Organic sector: includes obituary of Clive Sinclair, and articles on glyphosate, Chatham Rise phosphate
  • Soil & Health update

Regulars

  • Editorial
  • Letters
  • News: including the new OANZ Market Report
  • Competitions
  • What’s on
  • Goods and services directory

January/February 2013Organic NZ magazine January/February 2013

Features

  • Balance and harmony in mind and body: A cancer diagnosis was a wake-up call for Vanessa Lukes, writes Anne Gastinger
  • Cancer and herbal medicine: Joel Le Blanc describes several herbs that have anti-cancer properties
  • Good to be alive! by Marlena Odgers
  • Toxic chemicals: Dibutyl phthalate’s legacies and lessons, by Sue Claridge

Gardening

  • Eggs without industrial grains, by Kay Baxter
  • The power of pee: Using urine in the garden, by Dee Pignéguy
  • Seagrass: Magic mulch? by Kevin Durkan
  • How to make a herb spiral, by Jon Foote
  • Moon calendar for January and February, by Rachel Pomeroy

Health and food

Farming and horticulture

  • Compost is the answer: Profile of Chaos Springs, by Annie Wilson
  • Farm and garden trouble shooter, part two: Organic control of fat hen, aphids and powdery mildew, by Dr Tim Jenkins
  • Building resilience: Avalon’s large farm business approach, by Annie Stuart
  • Māori traditional medicine for stock health: Dr Marion Johnson’s research, by Gretchen Carroll

Reports

  • Genetically engineered foods: Myths and truths
  • Organic sector: including BioGro’s new organic standard for retailers
  • Soil & Health Association update: Auckland branch activities, and Dunedin branch formation

Regulars

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