Monthly Archives: June 2019

How to Save Broken Tomato Plants

2012 4-29 Young TomatoesJill Henderson ~ Show Me Oz – I don’t really feel totally comfortable with the word clone. It’s a little too 2001 Space Odyssey kind of creepy for me, but if you have a seedling, transplant, or mature tomato plant break, you can turn a major-minor disaster into a gardening win-win by cloning it. I’ve saved more than my fair share of nearly-dead plants over the last 30-something years and it works almost every time. Continue reading

Acres USA

Today, I thought I’d share some of the writing I do for Acres USA magazine. These articles all appeared in the print version of the magazine but are now being republished in their online magazine, Eco Farming Daily, which is a great way to read some of the best articles on sustainable and ecological agriculture anywhere. Enjoy!

Chef Sean Sherman processing apple blossoms

 

 

Meet The Sioux Chef: Revitalizing Native Foodways

 

 

Kivirist On Farm Event Photo Credit John Ivanko

 

Women in Agriculture Supporting One Another

 

Durham shows off a full head of elderflowers

 

 

The Business of Organic Elderberry

Take Back Your Health – Detoxing from Glyphosate

herbicide-587589_640Jill HendersonShow Me Oz

With a score of recent legal victories against the makers of Round Up (glyphosate) herbicide for its role in causing cancer, there can be no more doubt about what activists and independent researchers have been saying for the last two decades: glyphosate is deadly!  Not only is it the most-widely used herbicide in the world but one that is pervasive in our food, water, and air. Over 98% of people tested in the US had significant levels of glyphosate in their blood and urine – including pregnant women and their unborn babies. Despite both Monsanto and Bayer’s claims, glyphosate does not break down readily or quickly in the environment leaving untold millions exposed to this cancer causing herbicide. Today, we’re going to talk about how you can start to detox your environment and your body from this cancer-causing herbicide. Continue reading