News from EarthDance

Show Ferguson Some Love!

by Jennifer Fleischmann on August 28, 2014

“Violence begets more violence.” This is what Danyelle, one of our eight Junior Farm Crew members, shared, during a discussion held on the farm in the aftermath of the tragedy of Michael Brown’s death.  Many in Ferguson, including EarthDance,  now seek to halt the cycle of violence . To support this process, EarthDance  is now […]

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Founder’s Note

by Jennifer Fleischmann September 16, 2014

And then there was FALL! Fall is always a beautiful time on the farm. We encourage you to visit the farm in the next two months while the fields are still a buzz with people – right now HARVEST is the name of the game. Soon the fields will be turned to cover crops to […]

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Support Farmers Formal 2014

by Jennifer Fleischmann September 16, 2014

EarthDance is preparing for Farmers Formal, our 7th annual farmraiser, to take place on November 8th, 2014 at the Sheet Metal Workers Grand Hall. We will be enjoying a fabulous feast created with EarthDance produce and other locally-grown ingredients, local libations, music and a spectacular silent and live auction! Farmers Formal enables EarthDance to train […]

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Taste and Tour: An Appetizer to Farmers Formal

by Jennifer Fleischmann September 16, 2014

We at EarthDance believe in the saying, “the best fertilizer is the farmers footprint.”  By spending lots quality time in the fields, meeting the bugs and sampling the tomatoes, we grow abundance.  The same might be true for growing a food- and farm-passionate community.  We have found that one of the best ways to inform […]

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Fall Farm Update

by Jennifer Fleischmann September 16, 2014

Fall is my favorite time on the farm. The days are cooler and beautiful. The stress of the early season and the weed pressure have eased, and our days are filled with harvesting, getting our last crops in, and sowing cover crops. Cover crops are one of the main ways that we steward the soil. […]

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Health Highlight

by Jennifer Fleischmann September 16, 2014

The Murasaki Sweet Potato Did you know that, “Worldwide there are about 6,500 sweet potato varieties including wild accessions, farmer varieties, and breeding lines” Here at EarthDance we might not grow quite that many, but we are doing our best to perhaps introduce you to some for the first time. Murasaki is one such variety. […]

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