News from EarthDance

Farmers Formal Auction Preview!

by Becca Pace on October 30, 2014

Farmers Formal is right around the corner and that means it’s time for our Auction Preview! Our live auction features some exciting items! Bid on Birthday Party on the Farm – includes a family cooking class & puppet show or Prix-Fixe Dinner by Square One Brewery. Feed your friends and family with Feast on the […]

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SLU Gardens to Tables

by Jennifer Fleischmann October 30, 2014

October 24th marked Saint Louis University’s 4th Annual Gardens To Tables Food Day, a celebration of the local food movement (held in conjunction with World Food Day, October 16th) at the campus garden. The event featured a tantalizing menu of small bites (80 percent of the ingredients were locally-sourced) prepared by Daniel Brewer, founder and […]

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Have You Ever Tried a Paw Paw?

by Jennifer Fleischmann October 30, 2014

EarthDance is honored to be included among the 14 organizations that have been awarded funding from the Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Specialty Crop Block Grant for its Paw Paw Project, a major move to increase consumer interest and local, organic fruit production in the state. Paw paws are the largest native North American fruit and well-suited to organic […]

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Community Yoga

by Guest Contributor October 30, 2014

Find yourself in an easy seated position. Now close your eyes and listen. Chickens clucking, acorns bouncing, leaves rustling, and yes, airplane engines roaring overhead. Now open your eyes. Picnic tables, giant trees (sometimes with people in them!), Ruby the Dog (usually) and an assortment of human beings on yoga mats Outdoor yoga is a […]

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The Buzz in the City: SLU’s Pollinator Project

by Guest Contributor October 30, 2014

Bees are extremely important to us and our environment because they are fabulous pollinators, giving us a wide array fruits, veggies, beautiful flowers and much more. When people think about bees most tend to focus on honey bees and large agricultural plots. However, the honeybee is just one species out of roughly 450, such as […]

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November Notes from the Field

by Monica Pless October 30, 2014

The farm has been buzzing with activity the last several Saturdays. The driveway has been full of farmstand customers, who often walk up to pick flowers and herbs from the farm.  We have had a crew of dedicated volunteers working with Justin Rulo-Sabe, our artist in residence, to construct our new garden shed.  Our Octoberites, […]

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