Notice: Trying to get property 'taxonomy' of non-object in /home/pipmagaz/grow.pipmagazine.com.au/wp-content/plugins/uschema/schema/class-main-schema.php on line 66

Notice: Trying to get property 'taxonomy' of non-object in /home/pipmagaz/grow.pipmagazine.com.au/wp-content/plugins/uschema/schema/class-main-schema.php on line 66

Notice: Trying to get property 'taxonomy' of non-object in /home/pipmagaz/grow.pipmagazine.com.au/wp-content/plugins/uschema/schema/class-main-schema.php on line 97

Notice: Trying to get property 'taxonomy' of non-object in /home/pipmagaz/grow.pipmagazine.com.au/wp-content/plugins/uschema/schema/class-main-schema.php on line 66

Notice: Trying to get property 'taxonomy' of non-object in /home/pipmagaz/grow.pipmagazine.com.au/wp-content/plugins/uschema/schema/class-main-schema.php on line 66

Notice: Trying to get property 'taxonomy' of non-object in /home/pipmagaz/grow.pipmagazine.com.au/wp-content/plugins/uschema/schema/class-main-schema.php on line 66

Notice: Trying to get property 'taxonomy' of non-object in /home/pipmagaz/grow.pipmagazine.com.au/wp-content/plugins/uschema/schema/class-main-schema.php on line 97

Notice: Trying to get property 'taxonomy' of non-object in /home/pipmagaz/grow.pipmagazine.com.au/wp-content/plugins/uschema/schema/class-main-schema.php on line 66

Notice: Trying to get property 'taxonomy' of non-object in /home/pipmagaz/grow.pipmagazine.com.au/wp-content/plugins/uschema/schema/class-main-schema.php on line 97

Notice: Trying to get property 'taxonomy' of non-object in /home/pipmagaz/grow.pipmagazine.com.au/wp-content/plugins/uschema/schema/class-main-schema.php on line 66

Notice: Trying to get property 'taxonomy' of non-object in /home/pipmagaz/grow.pipmagazine.com.au/wp-content/plugins/uschema/schema/class-main-schema.php on line 97
Patrick Jones – Pip Magazine
Default image

Patrick Jones

Neo-Peasantry: A Way Of Life

neo-peasantry
As a culture we have chosen climate change. We have created it through unbridled desires, our modes of travel, consuming passions and our gluttonous economic form. As a family, on a household income that would be considered below the poverty line, we have chosen another path.

Eat Your Weeds: Small-Flowered Mallow

mallow
The small-flowered mallow (Malva parviflora L.), is also known as whorled mallow, whorl-flower mallow, ringleaf marshmallow and cheeseweed. It originated in the Mediterranean and south-western Europe, but is considered native to Asia and North Africa too. It has naturalised throughout the world including all states and territories in Australia.

Eat Your Weeds: Wild Fennel

fennel
Wild fennel Foeniculum vulgare also called fenkel, sweet fennel, finule, is a hardy, frost tolerant biennial or short-lived perennial in the carrot family. It originated in the Mediterranean basin and has naturalised in many parts of the world. It was first recorded in Australia in 1803, and is widely distributed here. Its preferred habitat is rough terrain: empty lots, beside roads and railway lines, in fields, on hillsides and ocean cliffs. It’s particularly well-adapted to disturbed soils, which has enabled its rampant spread.

Eat Your Weeds: Wild Radish

wild-radish

Wild radish Raphanus raphanistrum is a valuable winter and spring vegetable, in the brassica family. Whether the plant is native to the Mediterranean area or Asia is disputed, but it is now a globalised wild food that is loved by…

Eat Your Weeds: Black Nightshade

nightshade
Black nightshade (or blackberry nightshade) Solanum nigrum is a highly adaptable plant, and a common weed across Australia, from the south to the tropical north. The species can look quite different from region to region. It produces small edible fruits throughout the year (depending on the region.)

Eat Your Weeds: Dandelion

dandellion
a rosette of rough-toothed leaves from a single taproot. A ‘true dandelion’ produces yellow flowers each of which sit on a single hollow stem, and that helps to identify it from lookalikes hawksbeard (Crepis species) and flatweed or catsear (Hypochaeris species), which have multiple flowers shooting from solid stems.

Artist As Family: The Art Of Permaculture Travel

artist-as-family
When David Holmgren and Bill Mollison developed permaculture in the 1970s it was an attempt to reduce the growing environmental and social crises of modern life. Their concept emphasised designing low consumption, low pollution and highly productive human settlements. Nearly forty years later, we wanted to know what permaculture-on-the-move might look like. In November 2013, we set off on a journey to find out.