Articles

Issue 20

Native Grains: Grass Roots

Bruce Pascoe is working hard to reintroduce native grains and flours into Australia’s food system. Easier to grow and more nutritious than European-introduced wheat, Bruce’s work is as much about protecting the grasses as it is about protecting the knowledge.

Continue reading

Slow Cooking: Low And Slow

There’s nothing better than coming home to the enticing aroma of dinner cooking. Not always about convenience, the key to slow cooking is a lower temperature over a longer period of time which both slows ourselves down and allows us to draw more nutrients from the food we eat.

Continue reading

Growing Citrus: Zest For Life

Eaten fresh, preserved or juiced, backyard citrus is a great addition to your garden. Citrus is a mainstay of Australian yards. From the ubiquitous lemon tree in the corner through to a kumquat in a pot on the balcony, citrus has so much to offer home gardeners if cared for correctly. When they’re healthy and…

Continue reading

Issue 19

Kids’ Patch 19

Willow (2 years), Levi (9 years) & Airlie (6 years). Kincumber, NSW Our kids’ patch winners for this issue are Willow, Levi and Airlie from Kincumber, NSW, you’ve won a copy of The Runaway Dandelion by Jill Regensburg. Next issue we are giving away some snazzy kids T-shirts. Designed in Australia by Izwoz, they feature…

Continue reading

Shulz Organic Dairy: Making The Change

Simon Shulz is taking a stand. After watching the War on Waste back in 2017, Simon realised that as a producer of milk, he was directly contributing to the problem of single-use plastics. He decided then and there to do something about it and three months later he was trialling a range of milk sold…

Continue reading

Eat Your Weeds: Acorn

Acorns (Quercus spp.) have long been thought of as a last resort food, but these small parcels of goodness pack quite a nutritional punch when processed the right way. Processing them is important, as acorns (like tea, chocolate and red wine) are jam-packed full of tannins. So much tannic acid in fact that they’re toxic…

Continue reading

Issue 18

Upcycle: Hooded Beach Towel

This long, enclosed and wearable towel is the perfect project to give new life to tired towels. Great for coming straight home from the pool or the beach without getting changed and ideal for when you need to discreetly change out of your bathers somewhere public.

Treat you or your family with a practical addition to…

Continue reading

International Projects

One of many Ecosystem Restoration Camps around the world, Contour Lines is helping to protect the Guatemalan rainforest by working with local Mayan communities to transform corn monocultures into abundant food forests. Through regenerating degraded farmlands, the camp hopes to demonstrate the benefits of regenerative agriculture methods to the local community.

One metre at a time,…

Continue reading

Clover is an Edible Weed

Clover is one weed many people are surprised to learn is edible. We all know it well having grown up with it, wishing away sunny afternoons as kids searching for that elusive four-leaf clover

Continue reading

Shopping Cart

No products in the cart.