Organic life


Climate going to the dogs

Mon, 16/04/2012 - 2:17pm

Weather jargon driving you barking mad? SIMON WEBSTER provides some explanations to chew on.

Local Harvest goes online

Fri, 17/02/2012 - 12:53pm

A new website is bringing organic food closer to home, reports SIMON WEBSTER.

Heirloom Carrots

What's in a Name

Fri, 02/12/2011 - 9:44am

There's more to plant names than you think. Some bear wonderful names that contribute a sense of poetry to the garden, while other are just plain silly. JUSTIN RUSSELL asks the question, "what's...

One of India Flint’s natural dye dresses.

Ethical threads

Thu, 01/12/2011 - 12:31pm

The environmental impacts of cotton production have been known for years, but the conventional textile industry remains plagued with problems that affect farmers and consumers, writes SIMON...


Anniversary of the Luddite Uprisings

Thu, 03/11/2011 - 11:28pm

What do you know about the Luddites? Other than the insulting term applied to someone who doesn't have a smart phone or tablet computer, the Luddites have a more in common with organic gardenering...