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Camphill School Aberdeen celebrates generous grant Camphill School Aberdeen received £8,680 from the Aberdeen Endowments Trust to buy new laptops to further enhance online learning for local children and young people. (Wednesday November 18th, 2020 — Deeside Piper - UK)

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Waldorf Education Honors the Head, Heart, and Hands The 101-year-old Waldorf educational tradition is still thriving today at The Waldorf School of Santa Barbara. One of the key components is the whole-child educational approach, which Administrator Teddy Macker described as, “Trying to encourage the intellectual, artistic, and practical capacities of our children equally in a loving, reverent holistic manner, and I think that in itself is unique.” (Wednesday November 18th, 2020 — Santa Barbara Independent - Santa Barbara, California USA)

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Farms for Tomorrow: Jean-Paul Stewart-Courtens Roxbury Farm A native of the Netherlands, Jean-Paul Stewart-Courtens graduated from Warmonderhof, part of Groenhorst Agriculture College, specializing in biodynamic farming. He moved to the US in 1986 and founded Roxbury Farm in 1990. Under his leadership, Roxbury Farm CSA grew into a 415-acre diversified operation in Kinderhook, New York. (Friday November 13th, 2020 — Resilience )

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An ethos beyond organic Biodynamic viticulture, which combines ecology and a sense of spirituality, is attracting wine industry interest. (Thursday November 12th, 2020 — Good Fruit Grower - )

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Growing Roots at Plowshare Farm At this extraordinary biodynamic farm, there are more than just greenhouses and garden beds. ... Based on the teachings of Dr. Karl Koenig, founder of the Camphill movement for social renewal, and Dr. Rudolf Steiner, the humanitarian and social scientist who founded the Waldorf School movement and developed Anthroposophy, the focus at Plowshare is on fostering each individual’s unique gifts so they can reach their full potential. (Thursday November 12th, 2020 — The Keene Sentinel - Keene, New Hampshire, USA)

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Ireland Will Plant 440 Million Trees By 2040 To Combat Climate Change The initiative is part of Ireland’s climate action plan, which proposed investments in renewable energy, a new carbon tax and a mass tree-planting effort. (Thursday November 12th, 2020 — Daily Kos - )

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The rebirth of a historic river For over a century, one of the most important salmon runs in the United States has had to contend with historic dams – and now four of them are set to be taken down. (Tuesday November 10th, 2020 — BBC online)

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The traditions that could save a nation’s forests Indigenous communities evicted from their ancestral forest lands in Kenya have plans to restore peace and biodiversity to their homelands. (Tuesday November 3rd, 2020 — BBC online)

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New Hōhepa homes responding to growing demand in Canterbury Demand for Hōhepa’s services is high because they are recognised for valuing the individuality of each person they support and their unique philosophy of care, anthroposophy. They seek to empower youth and adults with an intellectual disability and/or autism to live their best lives with as much independence as possible. (Thursday October 29th, 2020 — Otago Daily Times - New Zealand)

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Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research study finds honeybee venom rapidly kills aggressive breast cancer cells The study also found when the venom's main component was combined with existing chemotherapy drugs, it was extremely efficient at reducing tumour growth in mice. Published in the journal Nature Precision Oncology, the research was conducted at Perth's Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research by Dr Ciara Duffy as part of her PhD. (Tuesday September 1st, 2020 — ABC news - Australia)

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Differences Between Montessori & Waldorf Schools, For Parents Weighing Their Options to paint a general picture, Romper spoke to two experts from both educational philosophies who work at each school to get an idea of what differentiates a Montessori versus a Waldorf school experience. (Sunday August 23rd, 2020 — Romper - New York, NY USA)

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Farming family lives their lives around nature and agriculture, Part 1 The Espitals are: Gio Paolo Espital, Laila Pornel-Espital, and their son, Seed Nayon. Gio is a farmer and community engagement officer of Good Food Community, an alternative food distribution in the form of community shared agriculture which connects small- holding farmers and consumers. He also runs a service and retail brand called Elements of Tomorrow (ELMTM) which makes and sells bokashi composting kits. (Sunday August 23rd, 2020 — Manila Bulletin - )

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Back to School: Educating students for an unimaginable future begins today at The Waldorf School of Mendocino County The Waldorf movement is the largest and fastest-growing alternative and nonsectarian education system around the world. (Wednesday August 19th, 2020 — Ukiah Daily Journal - Mendocino County, California USA)

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Kernza Research Underway There is a relatively new type of grain, which supporters say is safer for the environment. A nonprofit organization is taking part in research that aims to give producers more solutions. The alternative grain, which is called Kernza, doesn't grow like traditional wheat. Nicole Tahges, agro-ecologist for the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, said a key difference is that it's not an annual, and after one planting, could keep producing crops over several years. That helps reduce tillage, and she noted Kernza roots run deeper into the ground, providing additional benefits to soil. (Friday August 14th, 2020 — AgInfo Network - Walla Walla Washington USA)

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How the World’s No. 1 Ranked Restaurant Is Reinventing Itself Around the Moon and the Stars In 2019, Colagreco became the first foreign-born chef in France to earn three Michelin stars, and the French Riviera restaurant topped the influential World’s 50 Best Restaurants ranking. ... Overall, Mirazur is supplied by five organic and biodynamic gardens in the Menton area that total about 12 acres. ... In biodynamic agriculture, plants are grown and harvested in accordance with the phases of the moon. Just as the moon’s gravitational pull can cause tides to rise and fall, it’s believed that the rhythms of the moon play an important role in the four parts of plant life: roots, leaves, fruits and flowers. The biodynamic planting calendar serves as a guide for farmers on the optimum days for sowing, planting, cultivating and harvesting the crops. For Mirazur’s renaissance, which reopened June 12, these same principles are at the center of the new menu. (Friday July 10th, 2020 — RobbReport.com)

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Regenerative ag: what is it and are you doing it already without realising? ... regenerative agriculture is a broad school, far less prescriptive than organic farming. (Friday July 10th, 2020 — North Queensland Register - Australia)

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The law that could make climate change illegal Once in office, Denmark’s new government, a coalition of left-wing parties led by the Social Democrats, began work on an ambitious climate law, which came into force in June. (Tuesday July 7th, 2020 — BBC online)

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BP and Shell Write-Off Billions in Assets, Citing Covid-19 and Climate Change Two of the world's largest energy companies have sent their strongest signals yet that the coronavirus pandemic may accelerate a global transition away from oil, and that billions of dollars invested in fossil fuel assets could go to waste. ... Royal Dutch Shell ... BP (Thursday July 2nd, 2020 — Inside Climate News.org)

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Leading Kenyan school plugs the COVID-19 learning gap with Avaya Spaces Leading Kenyan school plugs the COVID-19 learning gap wi As over 17 million students across Kenya face a third month of being locked out of classrooms, the country’s leading schools are turning to video collaboration technologies from Avaya to ensure that their students can continue learning. (Wednesday July 1st, 2020 — Intelligent CIO Africa )

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Mirazur, the world’s best restaurant, is serving food in sync with moon phases Its Argentinian chef Mauro Colagreco already uses biodynamic principles — following the natural cycles — in the kitchen garden of his Mirazur restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean on the French Riviera. From now on, he said, he would follow the same principles on the plate too. Colagreco, the first foreign chef ever to get the maximum three Michelin stars in France ... (Wednesday July 1st, 2020 — Prestige Online)

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