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Our latest issue is on sale now! This issue celebrates Matariki, Aotearoa’s important midwinter celebration, with perspectives from organic growers and others about what the Māori New Year means to them. Read an in-depth review of New Zealand’s anti-GE journey, along with visits to organic properties, Ngāti Whātua’s community garden in Ōrākei and an organic sheep and beef farm in Southland.
For more twinkling Matariki inspiration, including delicious kūmara recipes and gardening activities for kids, grab a copy and dig in!
What’s inside the July August 2022 issue:
  • Grow, gather and freeze! Gardening activities for tamariki
  • Being Hapi: the Napier café and biodynamic marā where kai is medicine
  • Maramataka for Hōngongoi and Here turi kōkā: July and August
  • Our house: A luxury hut in Nelson heated by a giant pile of mulch

See the full contents list below!

 

Description

Organic NZ July/August 2022

Features

  • Nourishing Papatūānuku: Rob Small takes us on a tour of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei’s productive māra and talks organics, mātauranga Māori and the challenges of pesky pūkeko
  • A new year commences: A healer, a farmer, a politician and two organic growers share what Matariki means to them
  • The history of GE: In light of the Productivity Commission’s 2021 report, we review our anti-GE journey thus far

Gardening

  • Winter gardening: Tips and tasks for cold-season gardening from Diana Noonan
  • Grow, gather and freeze! Gardening activities for tamariki
  • Maramataka for Hōngongoi and Here turi kōkā: July and August by Liliana Clarke

Health and food

  • Being Hapī: Gretta Carney talks about running a wāhine-driven café and biodynamic marā where kai is medicine
  • Kūmara recipes from Hapī: Delicious ideas for celebrating our favourite abundance crop
  • Hormone balance, naturally Holistic nutritionist: Laura Hett provides practical advice on managing hormones

Farming and horticulture

  • Forever farming: Philippa Jamieson visits an organic sheep and beef farm in Southland

Building and technology

  • A stitch in time: Claire Brunette talks sustainable fashion and dressing for the planet
  • Our house: Louise Perzigian visits an eco house with a low-impact price tag in Nelson

Regulars

  • Editorial; Feedback; Things we like; From the world of organics; Meet the locals; Subscriptions; Explaining organics; Book reviews; Competitions; Community garden; Digging up the past