News from EarthDance

Apply for the 2018 Farm & Garden Apprenticeship Program!

by Chelsea Burdge on December 12, 2017

Come grow with us in 2018 as a Farm & Garden Apprentice! APPLY by February 1, 2018  Learn about the apprenticeship program at these upcoming info sessions: Online Info Session: Wednesday, December 13th, 6pm-8pm Hear from all EarthDance farm educators as they discuss the exciting things apprentices do! Access the online meeting at join.freeconferencecall.com/earthdancefarm. Can’t make the online […]

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Farm & Garden Apprenticeship Spotlight

by Chelsea Burdge July 5, 2017

EarthDance is in its 9th season of its flagship program, the Farm & Garden Apprenticeship. Each year apprentices come to the program with farm & garden dreams and leave with the knowledge and confidence to pursue them. Apprentices are truly an asset to the farm and to show our appreciation we will be highlighting individual […]

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A Note from the Founder June 2017 by Molly Rockamann

by Molly June 16, 2017

What is getting in the way of people eating healthy food? Sometimes it’s as simple (and as hard) as not having reliable transportation to buy it. One way we are trying to remove that barrier is by offering a FREE SHUTTLE from neighborhoods who live far from a full-service grocery store to the weekly FERGUSON […]

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Farmers Formal Recap by Colleen Daly

by Crystal Stevens December 5, 2017

Farmers Formal Recap by Colleen Daly, Development Associate Our 10th Annual Farmers Formal took place on October 13 and was our most successful event yet, bringing in 500 guests, raising more than $360,000 and teaching guests a whole lot more about our mission to grow the good food movement! The event was not just a […]

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Volunteering at EarthDance by Petra Petermann

by Crystal Stevens December 5, 2017

Volunteering at EarthDance by Petra Petermann, Volunteer Coordinator Open Volunteer Opportunities: Join us on the third Friday of winter months Friday, December 8th Friday, January 19th Friday, February  16th Friday, March 14th Friday, April 20th 10am-1pm   365 days, 4000 hours volunteering. Wow. This year EarthDance welcomed an incredible number of volunteers to the farm, all seeking to […]

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P.I.E. Conversations at EarthDance Organic Farm School by Vicky Chen

by Crystal Stevens December 5, 2017

P.I.E. Conversations at EarthDance Organic Farm School by Vicky Chen, Outreach Coordinator In 2015, EarthDance was awarded a USDA Community Foods Project Planning grant to conduct a Community Food Assessment (CFA) of Ferguson, Missouri. The primary goal was to create a snapshot of the community’s food system through the collection of primary and secondary data, […]

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Cool Valley Field Trips by Kevin Rysted

by Crystal Stevens December 5, 2017

The farm has felt the weight of many feet this autumn, as hundreds of students have left their footprints in the paths of our fields.  However, in a few days in late October there was an impact left by roughly 170 students that exceeded any expectations.  Through an ongoing partnership with the Ferguson/Florissant school district, […]

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