All ages are welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. No previous experience necessary, but an open mind is always helpful. Also helpful to bring are water bottles, clothing layers, boots, hats and gloves.
Dates are weather dependent.
September 29, 2:30-4:30 pm
Help dig up some of Hawthorne Valley Farm’s Biodynamic horn manure preparation, after having been buried since last fall, and find out what it is, with our minds and our senses. We will talk as we work, discovering with our minds and our hands what Rudolf Steiner thought might be a medicinal help for the earth.
October 6, 2:30-4:30 pm
Help make next year’s batch of Biodynamic horn manure.
We will talk as we work, and this is messy work! We will be using fresh cow manure, otherwise known as “farmers’ gold”, one of the most special substances for helping the earth. Hawthorne Valley cows are healthy and vibrant, and so is their manure. If you want to get to know the heart of the farm, this is an amazing start!
These biodynamic events at Hawthorne Valley are offered by Farmer Katy, a friend of the farm, community member, and fellow Biodynamic peer that has volunteered to lead some seasonal events.
Hawthorne Valley is a diverse non-profit 501(c)3 organization committed to social and cultural renewal through the integration of education, agriculture, and the arts. Initiatives include: