Why do we give gifts? Learn to rewrite the rules of gift giving with this ethical gift giving guide!
Pip Editor Robyn chats with Emily Stokes about keeping a house cow, expanding on her article in the latest Pip with the cow on the front cover!
Pip editor Robyn Rosenfeldt chats with Stuart Muir Wilson, permaculturist, architect, activist and grandson of Permaculture co-originator Bill Mollison.
We’re over the mooooo-oon! Pip Issue 11 has arrived and it’s another cracker, sure to get you inspired! Perfect for by-the-fire reading this issue features so much, including DIYs, gardening ideas, profiles and more! Flip through here to take a peek… In issue 11 of Pip magazine we have articles on natural cheesemaking, biodynamics and… View more
Introducing Pip Issue 10 – our “Retrosuburbia” issue! Our latest offering – issue 10 – is inspired by David Holmgren’s new book hence the gorgeous teapot cover. You’ll find it jam packed with hacks for turning your backyard into a permaculture oasis. The issue is illustrated with gorgeous drawings, thoughtful words and wonderful photos from… View more
Our latest Pip Permaculture Podcast is a cracker, featuring permaculture co-originator David Holmgren talking about his latest book Retrosuburbia, which will be launched this week at the Sustainable Living Festival. The forthcoming issue of Pip Magazine (released in mid-February 2018) – is our “retrosuburbia” issue – dedicated to delving deep into David’s ideas explored… View more
Christmas might be the silly season but that doesn’t mean you have to celebrate overconsumption. Our Advent Calendar has 25 ways to have a kinder Christmas.
What do you make of Pip? And what you make from within our little mag’s pages? We love seeing your work, whether it be crafts, eats or garden hauls inspired by our mag, so we’ve created the new hashtag #pipmakers so you can share with our community! And we also have a special prize to… View more
Each issue in Pip we profile a permaculture elder – someone who has really helped to create the movement we have today. In our next issue we will feature a beautiful article on Rosemary Morrow, a permaculture teacher and writer from the Blue Mountains in NSW, but to get you in the mood this week we’re… View more
We’ve been thrilled with the response to our callout for snaps of Pip Mag Issue 7 when it arrives in your patch, but it’s not too late to share yours with the hashtag #pipmag7 and go in the running to win a pretty chook tea towel from the Pip Shop – we’ll be accepting entries ’til… View more
Last year a giant of the forest of humanity fell, with the news that Bill Mollison passed away in September. Our favourite Permaculture-punk-funk-fusion band, the Formidable Vegetable Sound System have created a moving tribute to Bill with their new song “Trees eat us all”, filled with many of his cracking one-liners. For the song… View more
Pip Issue 7, the first issue for 2017, has hatched and it’s a beauty! Pip Issue 7 is our special chicken issue with all you need to know to raise your own backyard chooks; including a complete guide to chicken health care, breeding chickens and raising chickens for meat. We also have all our regular sections… View more
APC13 in Perth by Robyn Rosenfeldt With one hundred and twenty permies, attending over fifty workshops over three days, APC13 (Australasian Permaculture Convergence) was a chance for some of the best minds in permaculture to share ideas, experiences and knowledge with one another not to mention many meals where some of the best discussions happened…. View more
It’s arrived! Pip Issue 6: our beautiful “Home” issue in gorgeous orange. With articles on tiny house living, natural building, rocket stoves, slow fashion, garden succession planning made easy and heaps more, we know you’re going to love this issue of Pip! This issue we delve into the heart of Melliodora, David Holmgren’s domestic-scale permaculture demonstration… View more
Here at Pip mag we’re excited about the inaugural Community Food Hubs Conference in Bendigo next month. Pip spoke to keynote speaker Kathryn Scharf , a Canadian food sovereignty campaigner, about her work in the lead up to the big event. How did you end up where you are now, campaigning across the globe for fairer… View more
The Thirteenth Australasian Permaculture Convergence is coming soon to Perth, Western Australia, and Pip is heading over the Nullarbor to get in on the action! We got the goss from convener Ross Mars on all things APC13… When is the Australasian Permaculture Convergence (APC13) on? The APC runs from October 2-5, 2016 with tours, workshops and courses… View more
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
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
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
A fair food system begins with you. Learn how we can all play our part in a just and fair food system for workers, growers, eaters and the environment.