Rosehip Syrup

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

Find your Perfect-Permie-Match!

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

Autumn Rituals

Autumn Rituals

Well, you wouldn’t know it if you looked at the mercury, but autumn is here. We’ve had some record breaking heat across our hemisphere and it’s thrown some of our planting plans into dissarray, I can tell you! We’re still planting out some new year crops in the hope we might have an extended harvest… View more

Permaculture New Years Resolutions

Permaculture New Years Resolutions

Permaculture New Year’s Resolutions   Serial-resolution-maker and breaker Maude Farrugia looks at how permaculture can help to create beautiful, sustainable new years patterns… How can permaculture help us create great new habits for the new year? It’s all about patterns! According to permaculture luminary Looby McNamara (author of People and Permaculture) “The first thing is… View more

What is Fair Food?

What is Fair Food?

The term ‘fair food’ has been thrown around a bit of late. With Fair Food Week 2014 (of which Pip Magazine is a major sponsor) only concluding last weekend. But what makes food fair? Well, I think Tammi Jonas, “farmer, meatsmith and cultural theorist”, sums it up well in her article “On Fair Food & ‘Sustainable… View more