Connecting independent initatives working from Rudolf Steiner's indications in Nashville and Middle Tennessee


Dr. Mark Hancock At The Tennessee Local Food Summit -December 2

Dr Hancock will present a lecture on Nutrition

Saturday 2:30 at the Tennessee Local Food Summit

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Middle Tennessee farmland once fed Nashville, and it will again. As a peak year-end event fostering this change, the Tennessee Local Food Summit is December 1-3, 2017 and will be held at Montgomery Bell Academy.

Sponsored by Barefoot Farmer, LLC, it will feature Nashville’s best chefs offering delicious, locally grown organic meals during a full day of educational workshops, networking, and the celebration of Nashville’s existing local food movement.

This year’s topics for discussion will be:

❧ Backyard gardening
❧ Cooking Demonstrations by famous local chefs
❧ What’s going on in Nashville’s Local Food Movement
❧ Farming

MEALS INCLUDED! Breakfast, lunch and a dinner will be made by local chefs using local ingredients. Included in full conference ticket. Lockeland Table, Husk Nashville and Nicky’s Coal Fired are some of the local restaurants who will be helping to put the meals together.

Ticket Information




Friday October 27
10:00 am -12:00 and 1:00-3:00 pm Conversation or Sacrament of Consultation. By appointment with Rev. Patrick Kennedy, call 240-505-9960

7:00-8:30 Opening the GatesThree ways we can become receptive to the presence of the Kingdom of God.  A talk by Patrick Kennedy, Seminary Director and priest.

Saturday October 28
10:00-11:00 am The Act of Consecration of Man
12:00 pm Vegan Lunch will be served

Both Events will be held at 4804 Sewanne Road Nashville TN
For more information call Barbara Bittles 615-294-1216 or
Please RSVP if you plan to attend the service and lunch.



Michaelmas Festival October 3 4pm-8pm Presentation and Discussion of Rudolf Steiner Second Scientific Lecture Course: Warmth with Jeff Poppen A stirring of BC prep and pot luck supper with the Farmers of Bells Bend.

This event will be held at Six Boots, a local farm and growers collective and CSA , located at 4506 Old Hickory Blvd Nashville 37218 in Bells Bend.

Everyone is warmly invited to a celebration of Michaelmas centered around the relationship warmth and the four states of matter,

4:00-6:00 Jeff Poppen, THE BAREFOOT FARMER, and founding member of the Anthroposophic Branch of Middle Tennessee will lead the discussion from the Second Scientific Lecture Course :Warmth

WE will conclude this event with a stirring of the BC prep. Please bring your own jars if you are interested in taking home the prep.

7-8.  Pot luck supper.

This will be a hands on experience rain or shine. Please come prepared in casual clothes and boots/shoes and your own chair for the farm.

Thank You to Will Tarleton, of Six Boots Collective and CSA for hosting the event  .
Thank you to Jeff Poppen, owner of Long Hungry Creek Farm in Red Boiling Springs for materials .
Donations for the event and materials are encouraged.

Event is sponsored by the ANTHROPOSOPHIC BRANCH OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE For more information please contact Barbara Bittles at or Cathy Green at

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