Evergreen in Africa

Fri, 12/11/2010 - 12:06pm

Farmers are interplanting legume trees and maize with impressive results, reports SIMON WEBSTER.

Roof top farming in the big apple

Tue, 26/10/2010 - 7:49pm

An innovative group of New Yorkers turn a city roof top into a highly productive organic farm, reports PHIL DUDMAN

Organic farming gets hip

Tue, 26/10/2010 - 4:46pm

Hip hop beats and rhymes help to sell the 'go organic' message in the UK, reports PHIL DUDMAN.

Organics promotes natural pest control

Fri, 24/09/2010 - 10:20am

Recent research demonstrates what experienced organic farmers already knew – that organic agriculture promotes biodiversity and natural pest control.

Straw poll

Thu, 02/09/2010 - 8:33pm

Organic strawberries have impressed researchers in the US, SIMON WEBSTER reports.

Safe haven

Tue, 03/08/2010 - 9:20am


An organic community farm can be a lifesaver in a rough neighbourhood, SIMON WEBSTER reports.

Grains of truth

Sat, 10/07/2010 - 9:51am

Manure and crop rotations can save fossil fuels, reports SIMON WEBSTER.

Organics gets even

Thu, 01/07/2010 - 12:25pm

Natural pest control works better than chemicals, and it's all thanks to ecological evenness, reports SIMON WEBSTER.

La Via Campesina - food and farming for the Earth

Tue, 15/06/2010 - 1:28pm

Historic first visit to Australia by the organization La Via Campesina – asserting the right of communities to create and control their own democratic, local, fair and sustainable food systems...