A year long immersion into permaculture, land stewardship, business and nature-based dialogue
The most valuable part of this experience was undoubtedly my “tuning out” of the city, and my “tuning in” to nature.
Fall has arrived, and with it comes all the preparation for winter and colder temperatures. The golden hues of fractured light illuminate the beautiful array of colours that mark the occasion, and although the weather has been unseasonably warm, we try our best not to be lulled into that feeling of long lazy days whereContinue reading “Hearing the Call of Farmer: An Apprenticeship with Life and Death”
Summer is in full bloom here on the farm with the warm nights, fireflies and the continued explosion of life in the short season of heat, warming our hearts and being grateful for the seasonality of this place. Our first cohort of apprentices arrived in the middle of spring, with sub zero temperatures, no greeneryContinue reading “Discovering Yourself Through Farming: Stories From a Nature-Based Farm Apprenticeship”
I sit in the awe and beauty of this place, its hard work, its community, its hardship. I had never imagined that I would be in service to something that feels so important, to be in service to the young folks who are finding their way here. I have spent the majority of my lifeContinue reading “Diving into the Depths of Sacred Farming”
Holistic education is based on the premise that each person finds identity, meaning, and purpose in life through connections to the community, to the natural world, and to spiritual values such as compassion and peace