Organic NZ Magazine 2015

Organic NZ Magazine 2015

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Features

•  Working magic with weeds, by Denise Cox
•  The ABC of organic pest control, by Mike Palmers
•  What’s that spot? How to avoid plant diseases in the home garden, by Mike Palmers
•  What is food sovereignty? By Isa Ritchie
•  Food from the red zone: Community collaboration in post-quake Christchurch, by Matt Morris
•  Crop swap Taranaki, by Franziska von Hünerbein

Gardening

•  Feed your family, part 2, by Denise Cox
•  Healing the soil: Bioremediation at Innermost Gardens in Wellington, by RK Rose
•  Moon calendar for November and December, By Rachel Pomeroy

Health and Food

•  From plot to plate: Tips and recipes from teenage gardener and cook Joshua Marshall
•  Taste Cornucopia Organic Café, by Anissa Ljanta
•  The art of kombucha, by RK Rose
•  The dangers of vegetable oils, by Cath King
•  Embracing the dark: Intriguingfindings about our sleep patterns, by Kyra Xavia

Farming and horticulture

•  Mineral matters, part 6 – Minerals for animals: sodium and selenium, by Dr Tim Jenkins
•  The poisoning of our waterways: The agrichemicals in a South Canterbury river highlight a wider problem NZ needs to address, writes Jan Finlayson
•  Homeopathy on the dairy farm, by Janette Perrett

Building and technology

•  The house that Duncan built: Aneco house for under $100,000, by Duncan Hill

Science watch

•  Dental amalgam and mercury poisoning, by Michael E Godfrey

Regulars

•   Editorial, Letters, Competitions, News, Book reviews, Things we like (including Whakatāne Community Gardens), Organic sector, Soil & Health events and contacts, What’s on.

September/October 2015

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Features 

  • The healing power of gardening: Fantail Gardens and Hamlin Road Farm, by Yvonne Andrew
  • Born to be wild: Wild Child days, and learning from nature’s classroom, by Duncan Hill
  • Plant a brighter future: Host a wwoofer! By Tara Minshull
  • Muck and Mystery: Moko Morris has a kōrero and cuppa with Malcolm Murchie

Gardening

  • Feed your family from the garden, by Denise Cox
  • Gardening in the wind: Ideas for the home garden, by Mike Bradstock
  • Bokashi: beyond the basics – and how to make a basic brew, by Denise Cox
  • Moon calendar for September and October, by Rachel Pomeroy

Health and food

  • Amazing avocado, by Pam Blowers – plus avocado chocolate mousse
  • 20 ways to eat asparagus, by Bill and Irene Cummings
  • Recipes: Raw crackers and gluten-free chocolate torte
  • How to make stock from scratch, plus laksa recipe, by Dee Pignéguy
  • Blinded by the light: The effects of light pollution and how we can reduce it, by Kyra Xavia
  • Embrace the earth: the healing powers of earthing, by Rebecca Reider

Farming and horticulture

  • Pod power! The Opotiki ‘pod’ of OrganicFarmNZ growers in the Eastern Bay of Plenty, by Philippa Jamieson
  • Mineral matters, part 5: Minerals for water relations: potassium and manganese, by Dr Tim Jenkins

Building and Technology

  • Driving the future: Electric vehicle practicalities, by Theresa Sjoquist
  • Building with straw: Innovative Kiwi straw-bale homes, by Verena Maeder and Sarah Johnston

Science Watch

  • Why ban glyphosate? Part two in a series by Physicians and Scientists for Global Responsibility.

Regulars

  • Opinion: How can alcohol be organic? By Cilbey Gaddes and Raewyn Lucas
  • Editorial, Letters, Competitions, News, Book Reviews, Things we Like, Organic Sector, Soil & Health events and contacts, What’s On.

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Features 

  • The dark side of blue light, by Kyra Xavia
  • Fevers, coughs and colds: Looking after children with common ailments, by Adrienne Henry
  • Green vs. orange: Can a more alkaline diet help irritable bowel syndrome? By Anne-Marie Judson
  • Teaming with microbes– for healthy plants and healthy people, by Rachel Pomeroy

Gardening

  • Dig it in! Bury kitchen scraps instead of composting, says Mike Bradstock
  • Exploring the permaculture orchard: Stefan Sobkowiak’s tour inspired Nicola Mirkin
  • Feeding the flock: Keep chickens well fed, organically, by Nick Holmes
  • Moon calendar for July/August, by Rachel Pomeroy
  • Bokashi for kitchens large and small, by Marion Bridge

Health and food

  • Luscious limes – and recipes, by Pam Blowers
  • Wild Earth Organics Café,and creamy butternut squash soup recipe
  • The customer wins! Theresa Sjoquistprofiles IE Produce

Farming and horticulture

  • Mineral matters, part  4 – minerals for proteins: sulphur and zinc, by Dr Tim Jenkins
  • Holistic grazing: Farmers – feed the soil to save the planet, by David Hodges
  • Detox your soil with plants: Phytoremediation with a focus on lead, chromium and arsenic, by David Whyte
  • Cleaning up toxic sites with hemp, by Nandor Tanczos

Building and Technology

  • Tadelakt: A natural waterproof finish, by Verena Maeder

Science Watch

  • Calls to ban glyphosate, by Physicians and Scientists for Global Responsibility

Regulars

  • Editorial: Editorial: Is Roundup causing a food safety crisis? Guest editorial by Jodie Bruning
  • Letters
  • Competitions
  • News
  • Organic Sector
  • Book reviews
  • Things We Like
  • Soil & Health news
  • Soil & Health events and contacts
  • What’s on

May/June 2015

Features

• Hail the heritage hen! by Ross Nolly
• Natural dog care, by Denise Cox
• Raising rabbits for meat, by Janet Luke
• Organic dairy cows – our pride and joy, by Janette Perrett

Gardening

• Top 10 benefits of earthworms: Dr Tim Jenkins shows how helpful this humble creature is
• Bubble, bubble: Alice Bulmer investigates actively aerated compost tea
• Shell be right: A sustainable alternative to limestone for the home garden, by Mike Bradstock
• Moon calendar for May/June, by Rachel Pomeroy

Health and food

• The Dukes of Sandwich, by Mary Ralston
• The Creep’s guide to cancer, by Jaxon Fawcett
• Glorious ghee, by Kyra Xavia
• How to protect yourself in a post-antibiotic era, by Sandra Clair
Working your guts out: John Barley connects leaky gut syndrome with workplace health and safety

Farming and horticulture

• Ancient fibre, new hope: The rebirth of the hemp industry, by Theresa Sjoquist
• Mineral matters part 3: Minerals for nitrogen fixation: phosphorus and molybdenum, by Dr Tim Jenkins
• Salmon farming in New Zealand, by Haikai Tane

Building and technology

• Building with pallets, by Mark Fielding

Science watch

• Vitamin D: more complicated than we thought, by Dr Elizabeth Harris

Regulars

• Editorial
• Letters
• Competitions
• News
• Book reviews
• Things we like
• Organic sector: Organic milk – clean, green and profitable, by Steffan Browning
• Soil & Health news and events and contacts
• What’s on

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Features 

  • Top 10 tips for great soil: Grow great veges, by Mike Bradstock
  • Soil synergy: The teeming life in the earth beneath our feet, by Dr Tim Jenkins
  • Healing with clay: An ancient solution to modern ailments, by Vanessa Young

Gardening

  • A renter’s garden: Julie and Derek Craig’s inspiring example. By Dee Pignéguy
  • Gardening with gratitude: The honourable harvest, by Rebecca Reider
  • Moon calendar for March/April, by Rachel Pomeroy

Health and food

  • Viola: Music for the skin and body, by Theresa Sjoquist
  • The amazing powers of turmeric, by Pam Blowers
  • Unbakery Cafés, and hazelnut chocolate mousse recipe
  • Life in the post-antibiotic era, by Sandra Clair
  • Cancer: Prevention is better than cure – a scientist’s journey from GE to organics, by Philippa Jamieson

Farming and horticulture

  • Mineral matters, part 2: Magnesium and iron, by Dr Tim Jenkins
  • The real NZ tea tree oil: Alice Bulmer profiles the Coromandel Mountains Tea Tree Oil Company and Manuka Biotic

Building and Technology

  • Dancing Ground of the Sun: A dream eco home combining fantasy with practical sustainable living, by Theresa Sjoquist
  • Building with nature: Marion Bridge reports on a workshop led by Jorge Belanko

Science Watch

  • Health hazards of herbicides: Why glyphosate-based weedkillers like Roundup are bad for our health, by Frank Rowson

Regulars

  • Editorial
  • Letters
  • Competitions
  • Opinion: The desert makers, by Haikai Tane
  • News
  • Organic Sector
  • Book reviews by John King and Christine Dann
  • Things We Like
  • Soil & Health news
  • Soil & Health events and contacts
  • What’s on
  • Goods and services directory

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January/February 2015

Features 

Gardening

  • Gardening in sand: Christine Dann shares tips and experiences
  • How to build a hügelkultur bed: A permaculture project by Ellen Schindler
  • Sowing seeds for change: Dee Pignéguy profiles Richard Main and his work with South Auckland communities to grow healthy food
  • Moon calendar for January/February, by Rachel Pomeroy

Health and food

  • Just peachy: Pam Blowers on the health benefits of peaches, plus recipes
  • The Dangerous Kitchen: Café in Takaka, Golden Bay
  • A healthy weight – with medicinal herbs, by Sandra Clair
  • Summer recipes by Aleisha Wyllie and Jenny Longstaff

Farming and horticulture

  • Farmacology:Creative farming and sensible family medicine, by John King
  • Every last drop: Low-tech solutions to make the most of limited rainfall, by Neville Sinclair
  • Mineral matters, part 1: Dr Tim Jenkins presents the first in a series on how to address mineral requirements in organic farming and gardening. Part 1: calcium and boron

Building and Technology

Science Watch

  • The fluoride debate, part 2, by Dr Michael Godfrey

Regulars

  • Editorial
  • Letters – topics include: herbicide-tolerant swedes, pesticides affecting seabirds, phytoremediation of lead, chemicals in rainwater, and is your soil toxic?
  • Competitions
  • News
  • Organic Sector
  • Book reviews by Philippa Jamieson
  • Things We Like
  • Soil & Health news
  • Soil & Health events and contacts
  • What’s on
  • Goods and services directory