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Winter Salad Greens

Lettuce growing slow with the coming of the cold? Here are our top winter salad greens to boost up your dinner plate with extra-leafy goodness. Perennials, weeds, bits of plants meant for other purposes – there’s plenty of sources to get some green in your belly when the going gets cold, but here are our top 7…. View more

Food That Connects

To support the launch of the Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance’s crowd-funding campaign for a legal fighting fund for small scale farmers, we’re sharing this article by AFSA president and ethical pig farmer Tammi Jonas, from Pip Issue 5, our Fair Food Issue. Like Tammi, here at Pip we’re passionate about food that connects and creating a system that… View more

Rosehip Syrup

Autumn brings with it all sorts of bounty from the garden, but it also brings cold weather and the start of the sniffles season. Thank goodness for rosehips which are in abundance this time of year and packed with vitamin C! They can easily be made into all sorts of home remedies, but our favourite is this super… View more

May Garden Guides

May is here, and so of course it follows that our May Garden Guides are here, with tips, tricks and to-do’s for different climates around our great southern land. Cool Temperate May Garden Guide Mediterranean May Garden Guide Cool Temperate May Garden Guide by Christina Giudici of FIMBY WHAT TO PLANT? All the things we… View more

Find your Perfect-Permie-Match!

Permaculture brings people together, and is all about finding relationships between different elements in a design… but what if it could help found some beautiful real-life human relationships? Permablitz Melbourne seem to think it can… we found out just how in this interview with Permablitz Melbourne Collective Member Adrian O’Hagan.   Why did Permablitz Melbourne decide to… View more

How to move to the country

Dreaming of living the good life in the country? Melbourne native Mara Ripani of Village Dreaming tells Pip Magazine her top tips for a successful move to the country… Four years prior to moving to our 15 acre farm in Blampied (near Daylesford, Victoria) I began visualising my new life and wrote a list of… View more

April Garden Guides

April garden guide

Our April Garden Guides are here, with all you need to know about what to do in your garden this time of year, depending on which climate zone you’re in.

How To Make Kimchi

How to make kimchi

We love fresh, zingy kimchi here at Pip HQ, and this recipe hits the spot! (Also it’s very handy when you’re overrun with Wombok!) This is our favourite recipe from Emily Stokes at Fermaculture Farm. Kimchi Recipe Ingredients: 1 head of wombok cabbage or medium cabbage 1 daikon radish or a few red radishes 1… View more