Pip Magazine Download


Pip is a place for people and groups to connect and share ideas, knowledge and experience and stay in touch with what is happening around Australia. Attractively designed, thoughtfully laid out and clearly explained, Pip presents permaculture in an easy to understand accessible way.

The current issue is #8. Many issues still available as real life magazines, all previous issues available in digital form.

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Pip magazine is designed for permies and those who want to know what is happening in Australia. With informative articles on various aspects of permaculture as well as profiles on people, projects, gardens, farms, houses and businesses. Each article includes a permaculture principle icon that is most relevant to the story. Printed in colour in Australia on FSC certified paper with vegetable based inks, A4 (210 x 297mm)

Issue Eight – 2017

96 pages. The Goat Issue. FEATURING Goats in a Permaculture System, Urban Goat co-operative, Ecoburbia: An experiment in urban living, Grow your own mulch, Earthship Ironbark, Grow your own bush foods, Urban abundance: Productive small space growers, Perth City Farm, Neo-Peasentary: A way of life, Adventures in urban sustainability: Ten years on, DIY bucket compost toilet, Bush Schools: Connecting to nature. PROFILE on Rosemary Morrow: A permaculture pioneer. Plus, all the regulars + heaps more. Preview Pip Mag #8


Issue Seven – Autumn 2017

96 pages. The Chook Issue. FEATURING A tribute to Bill Mollison, Backyard chicken health, Chook guide, Raising meat birds, Backyard poultry breeding. Also: Rare Trades, Growing garlic, Natural dying, Fair Harvest Permaculture, Abdallah House, Pickling the Harvest, Vegan Permaculture, Electric Cars, Nukazuke and Natural Learning, all the regulars + heaps more.   Preview Pip Mag #7


Issue Six – Spring 2016

96 pages. The Home Issue – This issue we delve into the heart of Melliodora, David Holmgren’s domestic-scale permaculture demonstration site (and home), learn the ins and outs of alternative technology and take a peek into some inspiring permaculture homes around the country, with an in depth look at how they were designed and built.  Also FEATURING articles on tiny house living, natural building, the art of frugal hedonism, rocket stoves, slow fashion as well as garden succession planning made easy. PROFILE on permaculture pioneer Phil Gall and heaps more. Preview Pip Mag #6.



Issue Five – Autumn 2016

94 pages. Fair Food Issue – FEATURING: Fair Food: Time For A Change by Nick Rose, Putting The ‘Culture’ Back Into Agriculture by Robert Pekin with Emma-Kate Rose, Food That Connects by Tammi Jonas, Ten Ways To Create A Fairer Food System, Folk Creating A Fair Food Future by Kate Raymond, Jennifer Richards and Sharon Lee, Retrosuburbia: A Downshifter’s Guide To A Resilient Future By David Holmgren, From Degraded Land To Abundance: Bethel Business and Community Development Centre, Lesotho By Frances Howe PROFILES: Borja Valls, Rob Scott, Taj Scicluna, Cara Edwards and Su Dennett and a heap more… Preview Pip Mag #5.


Issue Four – Spring 2015

94 pages. FEATURING: Life with Bees, Native Bees in the Permaculture Garden, A look inside a hive, Artist as Family (The art of permaculture travel), Permaculture Timor Leste and a Tropical Permaculture Guidebook. ALSO: Save our Soils by Geoff Lawton, Merri Bee Organic Pharmacy by Ross Mars, Perennial Abundance by Morag Gamble, Earthbag Building by Ella McHenry, Towards a Permaculture Diet by Ian Lillington, A story on Jeff Nugent, Permaculture Design Process by Hannah Maloney and heap more… Preview Pip Mag #4.


Issue Three – Autumn 2015

80 pages. FEATURING: The Age of Food: Healthy, Sustainable Sufficient, Constructing Swales, Bamboo in Permaculture, Permafund. PROFILES: Dr. Vandana Shiva, Hugh Gravestein, Shanaka Fernando, Nat Wiseman, Claudia Echeverria, Fraser Bailey. ALSO: The many roles of fungi, Turning no-dig gardening on it’s head, House of cupboards, Compost-powered shower, Fermenting for health, Homemade cheeses, Holistic management for life, Natural farming in the family, Declutter your life, DIY natural body products, Green Connect: Nourishing the Community, Permablitz the gong and much more… Preview Pip Mag #3.


Issue Two – Spring 2014

80 pages The permaculture power of big machines, Meaningful change, Waterless composting toilets, Articulating clear design goals, Creating gardens with refugees, The ‘forgotten island’. PROFILES: Aaron Sorenson, Karen Lott, Madelaine Scott, Tabitha Bilaniwskyi-Zarins, Nadja Osterstock. ALSO: Grow your own meat, Green manures, No debt housing, Reducing waste café style, How to make chorizo, The ethics and heart of social enterprise, Parenting the permaculture way, Local produce swaps and much more… Preview Pip Mag #2.


PIP magazine - Issue 1Issue One – Autumn 2014

80 pages Food Security. The permaculture story. Starting a food forest. Grow you own shiitake mushrooms. Locavore for a month. Wild weaving. Herbal first Aid. Deep ecology. Swapsies. Greenhouse living. Natural dyes. PROFILES: Adam Grubb, Pamela Forward, Robert Pekin, Richard Telford, Robyn Clayfield and Hannah Moloney.


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Dimensions 210 x 297 x 5 mm


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