Pip Launches to Great Success

Hi Everyone. What an amazing month. On the 22nd of March we had the official launch of Pip at CERES Harvest festival in Melbourne.  David Holmgren, Ian Lillington and I got up and launched the magazine to the gathered crowd.  Ian Lillington welcomed everyone and introduced David and myself. David Holmgren spoke about the changes… View more

Chicken Mint Vietnamese Salad

[h4]Dressing[/h4] 60 ml lime juice 60 ml fish sauce 1 tablespoon of rice vinegar 1 tablespoon of sugar 2 garlic cloves finely chopped 2 small red chillis, finely chopped [h4]Salad[/h4] 3 pieces or 200g cooked shredded chicken 2 cucumbers grated 1 large carrot grated ½ red onion finely sliced 1 cup of Vietnamese mint, or… View more

Fermenting Fun

Ferment. What does the word conjure up for you? Bacteria? Mould? Stuff going off in your fridge? It’s a word we’d all do well to become better acquainted with. In fact, you probably already know more than you think. Do you have cheese, salami, chocolate, yoghurt, beer or wine lurking in your pantry? These are… View more

Day with David Holmgren

I recently spent the day with David Holmgren, talking about the big picture of permaculture; it’s history, the full breadth of its meaning, what its role is in today’s society and I came away with so much more than I imagined I would. I have never been one to get too caught up in the… View more

Rock Out to the Permaculture Beats

If you’ve managed to somehow not to hear about Charlie McGee and his ukelele then let me tell you about it. What a rockin’ album Permaculture: A Rhymer’s Manual, Permaculture, Charlie McGee is. From the minute you turn it on you’ll be bopping along.  It’s upbeat, it’s fun, it’s musically accomplished and it’s all about permaculture. … View more

Upcycled Outdoor Lights

upcycled outdoor lights
Looking for some sustainable, eco-friendly outdoor lighting options? These upcycled outdoor lights should do the trick! Have you ever looked for outdoor lights and realised how difficult it is to find any with any kind of rustic, unique charm? And the few you do find are extremely expensive. So this time round we decided to go for something... View more