- Foraging Fungi 101: identifying four common mushrooms you can use this season.
- Competitions: Win a treat of organic coffee, chocolate, flour and soil conditioner!
- Winter recipes from BearLion kitchen in Tasman
- Making soil: How food scraps are turned into nutrient-dense soil with Bokashi and biochar.
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Organic NZ May/June 2023
5 Editorial: Accounting for the future
6 Competitions: Win organic coffee, chocolate, flour, and soil conditioner!
8 Community garden
12 Organic Week: A week of events celebrating and promoting organics
55 Explaining organics: The definition of food sovereignty
62 Green snippets: Updates from the organic world
64 Latest reads: Book reviews
Healthy Soil / Oranga nuku
18 Making Soil: How food scraps are turned into nutrient-dense soil with Bokashi and biochar.
24 Conquering the cold: Practical, seasonal advice from an experienced organic gardener.
28 The moon’s influence: How the moon cycles affect your garden.
32 Silt to Soil: Practical, organic methods for bringing organic life back into the flood silts washed down by Cyclone Gabrielle.
Healthy Food / Oranga kai
36 Foraging Fungi 101: A guide to finding, identifying, and using four common mushrooms you can forage for this season.
40 Creative in the Cold: How a mother and daughter duo use recycled materials to beat the elements to produce organic fresh greens to thier isolated community.
44 Food for thought: From BearLion kitchen in Tasman, a selection of creative winter recipes that are both healthy and tasty.
Healthy People / Oranga tāngata
30 An Aunty to All: The community garden that fed the evacuees of Cyclone Gabrielle.
48 Happiness from food: How our diet affects our mood and advice on how to eat for happiness.
51 GE Whiz: Are genetically modified foods entering our food chain? We look at the different types, case studies, and common myths.
56 Kete Ora Trust: An organisation supporting research into biodynamics