News from EarthDance

Permaculture Movie Night & Workshop

by Matt on January 27, 2015

We have great news for all of you fruit tree lovers and permaculture designers–we’ll be putting on an event March 27th-28th at EarthDance, a screening of The Permaculture Orchard and planting workshop! On the night of the 27th, the film will be screened in our new greenhouse. The movie we have selected is “The Permaculture […]

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Attention Students, Veterans and AmeriCorps Members! Earn College Credit While Enrolled in the Farm & Garden Apprenticeship!

by Rachel January 27, 2015

EarthDance is pleased to announce that, due to a partnership with University of Missouri-St. Louis, the EarthDance Farm & Garden Apprenticeship is now accredited.  College students may earn 2 graduate or undergraduate course credits through their full participation in the program. As a title IV Institution, UMSL is able to accept payment for the apprenticeship […]

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Farmers Formal 2014: Rooted in Ferguson

by Jennifer Fleischmann January 20, 2015

The 7th annual Farmers Formal, November 8th, kicked off exciting premieres: an honorary event chair, Cat Neville of Feast, new venue, the Sheet Metal Workers Grand Hall, and speeches from 3 of our Junior Farm Crew participants. The $103,000 raised makes this year’s FARMraiser our most successful to date! To all of our sponsors and […]

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Note from the Founder: January

by Molly January 6, 2015

Welcome to 2015, friends! After a nice little winter break, we are all back and ready to take on another year of growing the good food movement, in Ferguson and beyond.   One of the permaculture principles that I’m really feeling come out this time of year is Use slow and small solutions. As we move forward […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Nancy Schnell

by Jennifer Fleischmann December 23, 2014

We are thrilled to announce that EarthDance Apprenticeship Alumna, Nancy Schnell, received the 2014 Environmental Educator of the Year Award from the Missouri Environmental Education Association (MEEA). The Outstanding Service Award recognizes her dedication to providing environmental education leadership. Nancy’s 40-year career as an educator in the Ferguson-Florissant School District includes organizing a project that taught […]

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