News from EarthDance

Spend a weekend learning from internationally recognized permaculture farmer Mark Shepard! EarthDance is pleased to offer the opportunity to learn from celebrated permaculturist Mark Shepard, author of Restoration Agriculture, with both classroom and in-the-field instruction.  Shepard is the CEO of Forest Agriculture Enterprises and runs New Forest Farm, the 106-acre perennial agricultural forest considered by […]

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EarthDance is Hiring!

by Rachel April 14, 2014

EarthDance is currently looking for three self-motivated, creative and resourceful individuals with excellent communication and organizational skills, and a passion for EarthDance’s mission! EarthDance has three Americorps VISTA opportunities currently available: Development Associate, Marketing Coordinator, and Permaculture Projects Coordinator.  These positions will begin July 18th, 2014.  Candidates will be selected no later than June 1st, 2014. […]

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Note from the Founder: YEAH! on the Farm

by Molly April 1, 2014

We’ve had a busy start to our spring these last few weeks, from preparing for and welcoming our 6th class of Freshman & Sophomore Farmies at the Apprenticeship Orientation & Kick-off Potluck, held at the Kerr Foundation headquarters on March 30th, to grafting dozens of pear trees and starting thousands of seedlings to plant on the farm […]

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Field Update

by Monica Pless March 31, 2014

It’s been a crazy spring – up to 77 degrees one day followed by a light dusting of snow the next. The weather changes have been keeping us on our toes! We’ve been busy discing the cover crop into the fields, tilling beds, seeding and planting. Our first day transplanting was March 20, and we were thrilled to […]

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Applegate Changemaker Award

by Esther March 25, 2014

Molly was awarded the Applegate Changemaker Award, given to local food heros that have a made a difference in their food community. All proceeds of the $1000 award will go directly to EarthDance for the betterment of our future endeavours. Applegate is committed to creating postivie change in the food system. Thank you to Applegate for […]

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Save Your Donation to Double Its Impact!

by Esther March 21, 2014

What is a Giving Day? Giving days are one of the newest forms of philanthropy: a community-wide, 24-hour online fundraising event that motivates donors to support their favorite charities.  Nonprofits are encouraged to mobilize their donor base and attract new donors through social media and other awareness-building platforms. On Tuesday, May 6, 2014, the Greater […]

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