Fall Michaelmas Meeting
Saturday-Sunday, September 28th - 29th:Many thanks to Live Power Community Farm for hosting our Michaelmas Meeting in Covelo this fall. Live Power farms 50 acres using solar energy and horse-drawn ploughing. They cultivate vegetable gardens and care for a variety of animals. CSA members receive weekly baskets of biodynamic vegetables grown on the farm. Gloria and Stephen Decater have educated countless apprentices, farmers and school children about biodynamic agriculture.
SATURDAY:On early Saturday morning we perform Honoring the Cow, an animal sacrifice and study. This will be followed by a catered breakfast. At 9 am we will circle up to begin Michaelmas and Prep Making activities with Harald Hoven, master biodynamic prep maker and teacher. We will be working with horn manure, chamomile, dandelion, and oak bark. After a Potluck Lunch , there will be a Live Power Community Farm Tour. In the afternoon, the featured speaker will be John Bloom, exploring:
The Middle Path in a Threefold World4 pm Saturday, September 28thand 8:15 am Sunday, September 29th
"How can we look at Threefolding with contemporary eyes, understand it as a framework for social development and, hopefully, transformation? Where and how does justice show up? Where and how can we move between verticality and individuality of spirit vs. horizontal and social experience?" John Bloom is the Vice President of the Organization Center, RDF Social Finance, in San Francisco. For more about this weekend's Anthroposophical exploration, click here: https://indd.adobe.com/view/52fc839a-601a-4a9c-be0c-e38e020a1fcfThere will be a Catered Dinner on Saturday evening at 6 pm, followed by socializing. Bring your own instruments if you would like to participate in music making. To reserve catered breakfasts or the Saturday dinner, email: firstname.lastname@example.org by September 26th. Payments will be taken at the meeting.
SUNDAY:On Sunday morning at 7:30 am there will be a Catered Breakfast, followed at 8:15 am by a continuation of the work with John Bloom on The Middle Path. This will be followed by a Natural Fiber Demonstration at 10:00 am by Patrick Steensma of Gaiahartzwerk from Germany, who makes organic cotton, peat fiber and merino wool comforters. Peat fiber is reputed to be able to protect human beings from the damage of electromagnetic fields. At 11:00 on Sunday, we will all be treated to a Draft Horse Demonstration. For specific details about the schedule, costs, meal reservations, camping, accommodations and directions click here or go towww.bdanc.org