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Our latest issue is on sale now! From healthy kai to sustainable jewellery and DIY skincare recipes, the latest issue of Organic NZ is packed with ideas on how to live a more healthy, eco-conscious life that prioritises the planet and people. Make nutritious food, meet inspiring growers and foragers, find out how apple cider vinegar is made and learn about the differences and similarities between regenerative farming and organics. There are also ideas on how to fit more organic food into your weekly shop and seasonal gardening advice. So dig in!
What’s inside the May June 2022 issue:
  • Pricing up organics: how to make organic shopping more affordable
  • To GE or not to GE: ethical considerations regarding the Pfizer vaccine
  • Horopito: celebrating our hottest native herb
  • Regen and organics: finding common ground

See the full contents list below!



Organic NZ May/June 2022


  • Pricing up organics: Bonnie Flaws talks to industry experts about why organic food costs more, and shares tips on how to shop and live smarter to make it more affordable
  • You spin me round: Meet Remix Plastic’s Anthea Madill, who makes jewellery from waste plastic to start conversations about sustainability and has a podcast on circular economy
  • To GE or not to GE: Four organic growers discuss how the pandemic has affected them and how they navigated the decision-making process when it came to vaccination


  • The lady of shallots: Tips and tasks for the autumn-to-winter māra by Diana Noonan
  • Women of sustenance: Sophie Merkens talks about her new book, Grow, which features inspiring wāhine growers, gatherers and divers
  • Maramataka for Haratua and Pipiri: May and June by Liliana Clarke

Health and food

  • Well, well, well: Deletectable and nutritious vegan recipes from Sophie Steeven’s new cookbook Simple Wholefoods
  • Horopito: Sara Mertens celebrates our hottest native herb, and shares ideas on how to use it in the kitchen and medicine cabinet
  • DIY skincare recipes: Save money and eliminate waste by making your own cosmetics

Farming and horticulture

  • Regen & organics: Desmond Finlay finds the common ground between two growing practices
  • Cider house rules: Rebecca Reider visits a family-owned apple-cider vinegar business


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