Organic NZ Magazine 2014

Organic NZ Magazine 2014

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Features 

  • Water: steal it or store it? Christine Dann investigates the impacts of large-scale irrigation schemes and outlines better alternatives
  • We need a new water paradigm, by Haikai Tane
  • How to make a swale: A permaculture project, by Olmec Sinclair
  • Rainwater harvesting, by Rachel Rose
  • The water wizard: The work of Viktor Schauberger, by Crispin Caldicott

Gardening

  • Growing bananas in New Zealand, by Denise Cox
  • Nature has the answers: we just need to ask, by Wilma Ham
  • Ōtaki School’s māra kai, by Moko Morris
  • Moon calendar for November/December, by Rachel Pomeroy

Health and food

  • Kefir: A living food, plus recipes, by Pam Blowers
  • Kokako Café – in Auckland’s Grey Lynn
  • Recipes: Hazelnut treats by Eleanor Jolly, and raw food recipes by Cecilia Strachan
  • In defence of old-time brews, by David Whyte

Building and Technology

  • Organic and natural furnishing fabrics, by Joseph Dougherty

Farming and horticulture

  • Avocado pioneer: Alice Bulmer meets Doug Brown of EcoAvo
  • Hazelnuts in demand: Sandie Finnie profiles Totaranui Organics
  • Farm and garden troubleshooter: Part twelve – kikuyu grass, clover root weevil and phytophthora root rot, by Dr Tim Jenkins

Science Watch

  • The fluoride debate, by Dr Michael Godfrey

Regulars

  • Editorial
  • Letters – including letters about what’s in our milk, wifi in schools, growing shallots, and fluoride
  • Competitions
  • News
  • Organic Sector
  • Book review by Anne Gastinger: An Electronic Silent Spring
  • Things We Like
  • Soil & Health update
  • Soil & Health events and contacts
  • What’s on
  • Goods and services directory

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September/October 2014

Features 

  • Beginner gardening: Four steps to perfect food, by Diana Noonan
  • Spring into action! Tips for spring planting, by Dee Pignéguy
  • Empowering young growers: Nick Holmes shares his dream to regenerate the lost culture of small growers

Gardening

  • Who’s eating your apples? Codling moth, by Mike Palmers
  • How to feed your veges, by Mike Bradstock
  • Is your soil toxic? By Tremane Barr
  • Moon calendar for September/October, by Rachel Pomeroy

Health and food

  • Natural hay fever remedies, by Denise Cox
  • Make your own green cleaners, by Sustainability Trust of Wellington
  • Chantal Wholefood Café, by Philippa Jamieson
  • Juices and smoothies, by Pam Blowers
  • Fermented foods: Great for gut health, by Kyra Xavia
  • The many uses of apple cider vinegar, by Vaibhav Gangan

Farming and horticulture

  • Making a living off the land, by Annie Wilson
  • Hohepa Clive Farm: A community vision, by Fiona Ward
  • Growing organic kiwis: Alice Bulmer profiles the Brawn family, kiwifruit growers
  • Farm and garden troubleshooter: Organic management of daisy, carrot rot and green vegetable bug, by Dr Tim Jenkins

Building and technology

  • Turning waste into nutrients: Maria Gill describes her composting toilet filtering system

Regulars

  • Editorial
  • Letters – including letters about what’s in our milk, fracking, smart meters, lead in the home garden
  • Competitions
  • News
  • Things we like
  • Book reviews by Moko Morris
  • Organic Sector
  • Soil & Health update
  • Soil & Health events and contacts
  • What’s on
  • Goods and services directory

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July/August 2014

Features 

  • Wake-up call for farming: Time to clean up our act, by Mike Joy
  • Vote for organics: 4 ballot-box issues, by Christine Dann
  • The terrible TPPs: The connections between the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the tomato-potato psyllid, by Christine Dann
  • Organics to the mainstream: Remuera New World’s commitment to organic fresh produce, by Rebecca Reider

Gardening

  • Pruning pointers for fruit trees, by Mike Palmers
  • Organic management of tomato potato psyllid, by Charles Merfield
  • Lead in the home garden: How to deal with this toxic heavy metal, by Philippa Jamieson
  • Moon calendar for July/August, by Rachel Pomeroy

Health and food

  • Detox your home with plants: by David Whyte
  • What’s in your milk? A consumer guide, by Kyra Xavia
  • Taste Nature Eatery: Organic café in Dunedin, plus recipe
  • Turn on to turnips: Health benefits and recipes, by Pam Blowers
  • The joys of sauerkraut: How to make super easy small batches, by Mike Bradstock

Farming and horticulture

  • Blueberry fields forever: Alice Bulmer profiles Monavale Blueberries
  • Stream fencing: Does it always improve water quality? asks John King
  • Farm and garden troubleshooter: Organic management of gorse, whitefly and nematodes, by Dr Tim Jenkins
  • Homeopathy for animal health: Theresa Sjoquist profiles Tineke Verkade of Homeopathic Farm Support

Organic sector

  • Organic herds less likely to suffer from ‘hardware disease’, by Sandie Finnie

Building and technology

  • Natural paints, by Verena Maeder

Science watch

  • Glyphosate-based herbicides and mineral depletion, by Frank Rowson

Regulars

  • Editorial
  • Letters
  • News
  • Book reviews
  • Competitions
  • Soil & Health update
  • Soil & Health events and contacts
  • What’s on
  • Goods and services directory

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May/June 2014

Features  

  • How we celebrate Matariki, Puanga or Puaka, by Moko Morris
  • Puanga kai rau: Whanganui iwi seasonal celebrations, and revitalisation of their maramataka, by Moko Morris
  • Many generations, same earth and sky: Theresa Sjoquist profiles BioFarm

Gardening

  • Feeling the squeeze, but keeping life juicy: Denise Cox profiles Kerikeri Organic
  • Confessions of a (former) Nitrophoska addict, by Diana Noonan
  • How to plant a food forest, by Robert Guyton
  • Moon calendar for May/June, by Rachel Pomeroy

Health and food

  • Flaxseed (linseed): Pam Blowers hails its health benefits
  • Ethos Café: Organic café in New Lynn, Auckland – plus recipe
  • Recipe: Feijoa nut crumble
  • Prevent colds and flus – naturally, by Sandra Clair

Communities

  • India revisited, with Peter Proctor, by Rachel Pomeroy

Farming and horticulture

  • Healthy goats, healthy cheese: Alice Bulmer visits Aroha Organic Goat Cheese
  • Wild about honey! Kyra Xavia visits Wildpure, a beekeeping business
  • Farm and garden troubleshooter: Organic management of bindweed (convolvulus), tomato potato psyllid and potato blight, by Dr Tim Jenkins
  • Amber light for dung beetles? Dr Nick Waipara explores the biosecurity issues

Organic sector

  • Premiums for organic wool by Sandie Finnie
  • GAIAwards

Building and technology

  • Home on the range: Woodburning and multifuel cookers, by Paul Jeffery

Science watch

Reports

  • Soil & Health update

Regulars

  • Editorial
  • Letters
  • News – including ‘Fired-up family farmers’ – winners of the Salatin workshop scholarships
  • Competitions
  • Things we like
  • Soil & Health events and contacts
  • What’s on
  • Goods and services directory

 

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March/April 2014

Features

  • Regrowing the (organic) Garden City, by Bailey Peryman and Matt Morris
  • Papararangi papakainga: Community planting in Wellington, by Moko Morris
  • Moera Community Garden in Lower Hutt, by Mary Zajkowski

Gardening

  • Celebrating the harvest, by Robert Guyton
  • Tokoroa Community Garden, by Robyn Wolfe
  • How to grow quinces and medlars, plus recipes, by Denise Cox
  • Garden challenge on Waiheke: Marion Bridge profiles gardener Claire Mummery
  • Moon calendar for March/April, by Rachel Pomeroy

Health and food

  • Secrets of the soil: Why gardening is healthy, by Kyra Xavia
  • Recipe: Mushroom and chestnut salad, By Geoff Scott
  • Recipes: Tomato and basil soup, and chocolate fudge cakes, by Aleisha Wyllie
  • Soulfood Café, Wanaka, and quesadilla recipe
  • Feeling stressed and blue? Help yourself naturally, by Sandra Clair

Farming and horticulture

  • Chestnuts: Nourishment from ancient times – Johnny Moo’s Chestnuts, by Theresa Sjoquist
  • Treated seed: Jodie Bruning investigates grass seed
  • Farm and garden troubleshooter: Californian thistle, mites, and onion white rot, by Dr Tim Jenkins
  • Life’s good in the deep south: Suzanne Middleton visits a Southland sheep and beef farm
  • Organics in the Pacific Islands, by Karen Mapusua
  • How do herbicides help the harvest? By Sandie Finnie

Communities

  • Natural burial: Eco-friendly options, by Anne Gastinger

Building and technology

  • The story of Streamsong: A sustainable roundhouse, by Robina McCurdy

Reports

  • Soil & Health update

Regulars

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Features

  • Te Koha Organics: A Hastings apple orchard, by Bridget Freeman Rock
  • Success from the ground up: Sheep farm management in Te Anau, by Suzanne Middleton
  • The Wu whanau: Family farming in China’s mountain rangelands, by Haikai Tane
  • It’s a vine thing: Theresa Sjoquist profiles Artisan Wines in Oratia

Gardening

  • Keeping the wolf from the door: Plan for a year-round supply of vegetables, by Diana Noonan
  • Leguminosity: Legumes in the garden, by Robert Guyton
  • How to grow peaches, nectarines and apricots, by Denise Cox
  • Moon calendar for January/February, by Rachel Pomeroy

Health and food

  • Cherry ripe: The health benefits of cherries, by Pam Blowers
  • Recipe: raw chia seed jam, by Eleanor Ozich
  • Sola Café: Organic café in Thames
  • Detox for life,  by Sandra Clair
  • Mercury: No safe threshold, byKyra Xavia
  • Recipes: Moroccan chickpea salad, and Green Goddess dressing
  • The dirty dozen: Update on pesticide residues in food, by Alison White
  • Smart meter update: An EMR expert visits NZ, by Paul Waddell

Farming and horticulture

  • Farm and garden troubleshooter: Organic management of thrips, botrytis and redroot pigweed, by Dr Tim Jenkins
  • The benefits of trace elements, by David Whyte

Building and technology

  • Earth building: Sturdy and stylish, by Graeme North
  • Eco-friendly sewing, by Sarah Tennant

Reports

  • Soil & Health update
  • Nanoparticles: Invisibly infiltrating our environment
  • Organic sector
  • Soil & Health update: Project Gro helps a Kura Kaupapa Maori in Hastings

Regulars

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