How many times have you been on a road trip bound towards a beautiful mountain scene or national monument? Did you notice the land you passed along your way, and how memorable were the farms that you saw? By understanding the story of land, we can better connect to it. On farms throughout the United States, cover crops have the potential to shape a resilient future for all of us. In this talk, we’ll explore what cover crops are and why they are an idea worth planting.
In collaboration with the St. Louis County Public Health Department and the City of Ferguson, EarthDance is working to streamline the process of composting in an urban setting. Through a Waste Reduction Grant offered by STL County, “The city [Ferguson] will use grant funds to subsidize the costs of commercial single stream recycling for 13 businesses in … Continue reading Compost, EarthDance Organic Farm School, June – September 2015
The farm had a pre-implemented project to recycle the mildly used water exiting the hotel kitchen, laundry room, and family room showers. The Lodge utilizes an Oasis branched system design in which this water is easily reused. The system works within the environment to make this water available for use by the soil and plants, … Continue reading Gray Water Reuse System, Finca Luna Nueva Lodge, May – August 2015
A passive, gravity-fed drip irrigation system designed to deliver water to plants in covered structures at this amazing Farm and Eco-Lodge in Costa Rica. Water pressure calculations are available upon request!