Each of the beginning farmers, apprentices, students, and educators who have applied for scholarships has a unique story of why they want to participate and what they hope to bring back to their own communities:
"Everything about this conference fills me with joy and excitement! I want to have the chance to talk with other like-minded people at various stages in their biodynamic farming journeys with the hopes of receiving new inspiration and potentially some direction with some current struggles"
"I want to bring back practical methods to manage the relationships between the four forces of nature, the farmer and the community. I also want to bring the idea of biodynamics into my community because it's more than a way to grow food but to live."
This energy and enthusiasm from young people who want to strengthen the biodynamic impulse in their lives is inspiring, but we cannot say yes to all of them with our current resources.
We have already awarded over $10,000 in scholarships to 53 people, but there are 74 more who are still waiting to hear if they will have the opportunity to attend. Can you help us welcome them to the conference by making a donation to our scholarship fund?
We need to tell these farmers and apprentices by October 17 whether we have a scholarship available to them so that they can register for the conference and make their travel plans. Please make your gift as soon as possible to help a young farmer participate in this exceptional educational and community building event.
Your gift will help open the world of biodynamics to the generation that will carry this important movement into the future. To donate by phone, please call us at 262-649-9212 ext 2.
Thank you for your generosity!