Grass Roots magazine has been sharing ideas for 40 years. It's full of practical info from the people who have done it themselves, on a shoestring. Read about chooks, animal care, farmers markets, sustainable living, cooking healthy and allergy free recipes, building and retrofitting, gardening, craft, and much more.
Read about a satisfying, simple off-grid lifestyle, how to live happily in a shed, and why the Ayrshire suits a home dairy. Plenty of Christmas fun - home-grown Chrissie ideas, and baskets and bottles to decorate, gifts to make, and a magazine tree! Save money - learn to upholster, make your own toiletries, keep free chooks, discover a cheap water storage option, deter pests with plants, smoke your fish, and made a concete pot herb garden. Grow perennial vegies, beans, jojoba, and feverfew. Yummy recipes include fruit liquors (hic!), pickles, summer soups, and turmeric. Care for wildlife on our roads, and be prepared for emergencies this summer! Happy festive season!