Of Note
This is what else we've been up to. This is what else is on our minds.
Debra, Roxanne, and Robin posing
Oct 2018

The annual Natural Products Expo in Baltimore is a circus, a madhouse; the intersection of idealism, creativity, and commerce. Four of us went this year. This is what we saw.

Oct
2018
nuts
Jul 2018

Contrary to popular belief, nuts are good food! Yet we tend to shun them. “High in fat!” we cry. Which is true, but so very much beside the point…

Jul
2018
vintage cannibis plant
Jul 2018

Originally published in the Concord Journal June 2018.

Jul
2018
molasses pouring.... slowly
Jun 2018

Blackstrap molasses and milk will both feed your plants.

Jun
2018
creamy soft scrub
May 2018

Recipe courtesy of Women’s Voices for the Earth (www.womensvoices.org) You will absolutely love this recipe to use on kitchen countertops, stoves, bathroom sinks, etc.   Keeps 2 years in a sealed glass jar. 2 C baking soda 5 or more drops essential oil, such as tea tree, rosemary of lavender ½ C liquid castile soap

May
2018
strawberries!
Apr 2018

Yes, you can use TUMS and banana skins to grow healthier tomatoes. 40 years of gardening in Concord yields this, and many other useful tips, in MJ’s annual bulletin.

Apr
2018
honey varieties in bottles
Mar 2018

Honey is a good-for-you (in moderation!) sweetener. But a lot of honey in the U.S. is cut with cheaper, less wholesome corn syrup. This is unethical. This is illegal. And it’s a lot more common than you’d think.

Mar
2018
Nov 2017

Like the show? Got a marketing budget? We’re looking for regional and national sponsors to partner with us.

Nov
2017
Oct 2017

Chimpanzees can tell the difference between organic and conventional fruits…

Oct
2017
Jun 2017

Milk and Molasses both are wonderful plant foods. But which to use — and when?

Jun
2017
Honey bees
Mar 2017

What is royal jelly?  It’s the food the nurse bees manufacture for the sole purpose of sustaining the queen bee.  It’s the superfood that keeps her healthy and allows her to live longer and be stronger.

Mar
2017
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