Sustainable living

Pete's Patch

Thu, 11/02/2010 - 5:24pm

Tino Carnivale maintains Peter Cundall's vegie patch at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.Video Highlights from Gardening Australia, ABC TV. ABC1 Saturday at 6.30pm and Sunday at 1.00pm.  www....

Honourable farming

Tue, 22/12/2009 - 2:17pm

Organic farmer and author, Michael Ableman, wants to see honour return to the art of farming, and every local community growing food. RYAN SANGARA visited his Foxglove Farm in British Columbia ....

From dirt farming to green farming

Tue, 22/12/2009 - 2:06pm

Phillip Adams, on his regular ABC Radio program Late Night Live, recently spoke with two experts on the topic of carbon sequestration, reforesting the land and the future of our soils –...

Lessons from Nino

Tue, 22/12/2009 - 1:27pm

MARC LLEWELLYN, the author of Finding Nino - a Seachange in Italy, reveals how an Italian peasant farmer sparked his love of organic gardening.

Back in Australia, his love affair with home-...

Sweet Success

Tue, 22/12/2009 - 9:36am

Craig Sams was a pioneer of the natural food movement in the ’60s, going on to establish the most successful organic chocolate company in the UK. He talks to SIMON WEBSTER about food, business and...

Slow food Italia

Tue, 22/12/2009 - 9:26am

It had been my dream for years to head to Italy and seek out the essence of the Slow Food movement. Astonishingly, on a tight budget but with good preparation, my dream swiftly came together this...

Backyard beekeeping

Thu, 17/12/2009 - 2:59pm

It was a climactic moment when I strapped a beehive to the back of the ute and brought home 60,000 micro livestock. I almost felt like a real farmer. It was climactic because for years I've been...