Sustainable living

Finger limes are also called caviar lime.

Bush foods - good for you and the environment

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 1:59pm

Bush foods are a good option to plant in your garden, says Justin Russell, especially as they are adapted to our hot climate and are often incredibly rich in nutrients.

Should we eat meat?

Tue, 06/08/2019 - 12:25pm
Matthew Evans, aka the Gourmet Farmer, looks at the ethics and science behind eating animals in his new book On Eating Meat. 
Beeswax lip balm

How to make beeswax lip balm

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 11:13am

Even if you can't keep your own bees, you can make your own beeswax lip balm. Here's how...

Michael Ableman

In conversation with...

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 11:27am

Simon Webster chats with organic farmer and author Michael Ableman about the healing power of growing food. 

seed security at risk

New seed security threat

Mon, 19/03/2018 - 5:16pm

A review of the import of brassica seed is a threat to small farmers, seed suppliers and our nation's food sovereignty, says Justin Russell.

Linda Cockburn and goats

The Tassie Tales

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 5:25pm

Linda Cockburn cheers as the house plans are approved – but then the goat gets through the garden fence. (First published in 2004, and republished as part of our 100th issue.)

Peter Cundall

A life-giving revolution

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:00am

In our 100th issue, Peter Cundall reflects on the organic growing movement and its role in countering the destructive effects of industrial agriculture. 

Craig Reucassel

War on Waste

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 12:49pm

Inspired by the ABC’s War on Waste, Jessamy Miller shares invaluable tips and techniques for reducing, reusing and recycling.