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
[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
We look at the medicinal uses for comfrey and how to use this healing herb not only on yourself but also on your garden!
Need some advice on keeping your garden thriving this March? We’re here to help with our March gardening guide.
It’s summer, so more than likely you’ve got a bowl of ripe red tomatoes and chillies on your kitchen table. Why not get them together for a salsa?!
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
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
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
Put your excess rhubarb to good use and whip up a batch of pink fizzy rhubarb champagne.
Do you have a surplus of oranges, grapefruits and lemons at your disposal? Here’s a simple three fruit marmalade recipe just like Grandma used to make.