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Celebrate 80 years with us! Our latest issue is full of features, interviews, and recipes, from good mood food; how vital nutrition is for mental health, to an in-depth look at home-compostable packaging. Check out highlights of the upcoming Organic Week, including the Organic NZ Awards and read our cover story on Dominique Schacherer of Streamside Organics!

What’s inside the September/October 2021 issue:

  • Compostable packaging: How far have we come?
  • Empowering beginner gardeners
  • Quinoa: growing experiences and gluten-free recipes
  • Maramataka for Maharu and Whiringa-ā-nuku

See the full contents list below!

Description

Organic NZ September/October 2021 

Features

  • Organic Week: Highlights of this nationwide celebration, including the Organic NZ Awards
  • Compostable packaging: How far have we come? Niki Morrell unpacks the issues.
  • 50 years of fertile ground: Ken Dowie talks with long-time Soil & Health members Dave and Gillian Woods

Gardening

  • Homemade compost: Tips for making good compost, by Ellen Lewis
  • Empowering beginner gardeners: Lily White and Ami Kennedy tell their story to Philippa Jamieson
  • Spring into the garden: Tips and tasks for the September-October māra, by Diana Noonan
  • Captivated by quinoa: Diana Noonan’s growing experiences and gluten-free recipes
  • Maramataka for Maharu and Whiringa-ā-nuku: September and October, by Liliana Clarke

Health and food

  • Good mood food: Professor Julia Rucklidge tells Jodie Bruning how vital nutrition is for mental health, and shares some recipes
  • Sweet spice: Theresa Sjöquist profiles Heilala Vanilla

Farming and horticulture

  • Grow with the flow: Anne Gastinger meets self-taught market gardeners Dominique Schacherer and Logan Kerr of Streamside Organics
  • Remedies for residues: Dr Tim Jenkins looks at pesticide residues in soil

Building and technology

  • Recipe for an eco kitchen: Theresa Sjöquist talks with craftsman cabinetmaker Roland Zander

Regulars

  • Editorial; Letters; Competitions; Book reviews; Things we like; News; Soil & Health events and contacts; What’s on; Soil & Health news