Organic NZ Magazine 2020

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2020 May/June Issue

Features

  • An organic appreciation of Jeanette Fitzsimons, by Christine Dann
  • A raw deal for raw milk? By Keith Newman
  • Survival foods: Grow and stow – tips for household and community food resilience, by Minette Tonoli

Gardening

  • Homegrown avocados, by Denise Cox
  • Locavore foraging for mulch: Kathrina Muller shares tips and 20 mulch options
  • Maramataka for Haratua and Pipiri, May and June, by Liliana Clarke

Health & food

  • Autumnal recipes using tamarillos, feijoas and avocados, by Denise Cox
  • Antiviral plant medicine: Using essential oils and tinctures, by Denise Cox
  • Fire cider and other tonics, by Minette Tonoli 5G: What’s the rush? By Anne Gastinger
  • Farming and horticulture
  • Compost, the soil transformer, by Dr Tim Jenkins
  • Cooling the planet with water: Mary Ralston explores Walter Jehne’s focus on hydrology

Building and technology

  • Hempcrete: The green building revolution, by Antoine Tane

Regulars

  • News (including covid-19 impacts on the organic sector), editorial, competitions, book review, letters, AGM notice and Soil & Health update

2020 March-April Issue

Features

  • Getting our Organic Act together, by Brendan Hoare
  • Regenerative catalyst: Jono Frew, by Mary Ralston
  • Dress up, break down: The case for compostable clothing, by Clara Bosshard

Gardening

  • Grape expectations: How to grow table grapes, by Denise Cox
  • Keep your garden safe from killer compost: Minette Tonoli shares her tips
  • Maramataka: the lunar calendar, by Liliana Clarke
  • Maramataka for Poutū-te-rangi and Paenga-whāwhā (March and April), by Liliana Clarke

Health and food

  • Aotearoa Food Resilience Charter
  • Fruits of the harvest: Seasonal recipes by Denise Cox and Ros Squire
  • Co-ops for everyone (not just hippies!): Tips to make co-ops work, by Natashia Lucas

Farming and horticulture

  • Bringing in the worms – to revitalise the soil, by David Whyte
  • Beetle mania: Dung beetles to transform farms, soils and waterways, by Theresa Sjöquist
  • Organic matters: Cover crops, by Dr Tim Jenkins

Building and technology

  • Sans Souci – no worries! Eco-accommodation in Golden Bay, by Vera Balzer

Regulars

  • Editorial, Letters, Book reviews, Competitions, News, Soil & Health events and contacts, What’s on

2020 January – February Issue

Features

  • Chemical poisoning: A survivor’s story, by former flower grower Stephen Torrington
  • Riding the dragon: Brendan Hoare’s organic story and business trends, by Niki Morrell

Gardening

  • Hot tips for summer gardening, including sowing carrots, by Philippa Jamieson
  • For the love of lavender: Gardening, health and recipes, by Denise Cox
  • Strawberries: from the garden to the kitchen, by Denise Cox
  • Moon calendar for January and February, by Rachel Pomeroy

Health and food

  • Delectable summer recipes, by Denise Cox: Spinach and strawberry salad, seedy bread, strawberry lavender soup, herbes de Provence
  • The magic of microbes: Isabel Pasch links gut biology, soils and sourdough, by Theresa Sjöquist
  • Rebuilding Christchurch – body and soul: Anne Gastinger meets yoga teacher and structural engineer Elena Turuera

Farming and horticulture

  • Carbon drawdown into soils: How do we manage it? asks Peter Bacchus
  • Soil biology testing, by Tim Jenkins
  • Blue berries, rosy future – True Earth: from organic veges to blueberries, by Theresa Sjöquist

Building and technology

  • Tiny footprint, with eco building materials, by Rebecca Reider

Regulars

  • Editorial, Letters, Competitions, News, Things we like, Soil & Health events and contacts, What’s on – plus summer holiday crossword