News from EarthDance

How Can Native Flowers Save Your Veggies?

by Rachel June 6, 2017

When I share the EarthDance story with tour goers and public events, I’m often asked, “How does an organic farm deal with pests?” The answer is complicated — organic farmers take a whole-farm approach to pest management that begins with fostering healthy soil, which supports healthy plants with stronger resistance to insects attack. Another important […]

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Seniors, Help plant seeds of change with Ferguson Youth!

by Kaitie Adams April 29, 2017

EarthDance Organic Farm School, located in Ferguson, is currently recruiting senior volunteers to work with Ferguson youth through our Inter-generational Summer Gardening Program. Each week, youth from the Strength & Honor Mentoring summer program will visit our 14 acre vegetable farm to explore their food system in a safe and engaging outdoor setting.  Our goal […]

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Seven Generation Garden

by Becca Pace April 3, 2017

A note from Kaitie Adams Youth Educator, Americorps In 2014, EarthDance developed its Seven Generation Garden as a showcase for home-scale growing techniques, to complement the commercial-scale agricultural training available in our production fields.  Since then, the garden has been a favored space for youth tours and field trips.  Here, EarthDance offers sensory, hands-on activities […]

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EarthDance is offering Organic Farm School Classes at St. Louis Earth Day

by Becca Pace April 3, 2017

Day                    Time                Class                                                                     Presenter Saturday […]

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A Note from the Founder April 2017

by Becca Pace April 3, 2017

Operating a successful small-scale high-yielding diversified vegetable farm is like performing a well choreographed group dance, planting different seeds at just the right time, and harvesting those whilst preparing other beds for transplants. Operating a working farm that is also open to the community and serves as an organic farm school is like a variety […]

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