I have been contacted by Hannah Farmer who is moving from Sheffield to West Cornwall this autumn. Her message is as follows:
I want to make connections with growers in the local area, as I have loved my time learning about and volunteering at a Sheffield based biodynamic market garden.
I would love to continue volunteering and move into a paid role for growing, as I feel it’s healthy for me and part of the direction I want to grow in to.
If anyone can help, please contact Hannah directly.
And continuing on a Cornish theme (well, sort of), many of you may remember Laura Wallwork who used to run Tregillis Farm near Launceston (and previously was a BD apprentice at Velwell). Her current farm at Plas Dwbl College in Pembrokeshire (part of the Ruskin Mill Trust) is featured on BBC Wales this evening. It will be available on the iPlayer shortly: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0008fc7
Finally, for those who don’t receive information from the BDAA, a reminder that
The Biodynamic Association has put together a conference that promises to be a gathering full of enthusiasm; bringing together practicing farmers, growers, gardeners, therapeutic practitioners, educators, earth healers, foodies, processors, traders and researchers to further the practice and research of biodynamics for the 21st century. Consciously working for harmony with nature, crops, animals and the farm community, bringing health benefits to all.
We meet at the Glasshouse College in Stourbridge thanks to the support of Aonghus Gordon and the Ruskin Mill Trust.
There is a full programme for Saturday 26 and Sunday 27th October with keynote talks, a choice of workshops and discussion groups on developing biodynamics, there is an opportunity for everyone to learn and share.
Find out more and book your tickets here: https://www.biodynamic.org.uk/biodynamic-association-conference-agm-2019