News from EarthDance

I’m taking a departure from my practice of devoting this column to explaining the application of permaculture principles on the farm to talk about something many people say is not dinner table conversation: politics. Rather, I would like to make the case that politics indeed belong at the dinner table. By avoiding such conversations, instead […]

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Remembering Gunnar Brown

by Molly April 7, 2015

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of Gunnar Brown, Ferguson Farmers Market Market Master. He was one of the first faces we saw pulling into market on those early Saturday mornings, directing vendors to their booths, and at noon he was always the voice announcing that “Market is […]

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Notes from the Field: April

by Monica Pless April 6, 2015

The sound of it moving on its own startled me at first, but now the steady hum of the fan that keeps the layers inflated gives me a sense of calm – what a great little fan, working all the time to make sure the farm runs smoothly! The greenhouse is up and running, full […]

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GiveSTL Day

by Becca Pace April 3, 2015

What can we do in a day? On May 5, 2015, Give STL Day returns! Once again we’ll be joining hundreds of organizations across the Greater St. Louis Metropolitan Area for a community-wide, 24-hour online giving event that motivates St. Louisans to help EarthDance and the other nonprofits you care about most. These words are […]

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Straight Talk

by Rachel April 1, 2015

As a person who could easily imagine life as a professional student, one aspect I treasure about my work at EarthDance are the frequent and varied opportunities to learn new things, from compost innovation to best practices in program evaluation.  This February was a packed month of bi-coastal learning for me.  Three days in dense, […]

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