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


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

Dragon Bread from Home school group

Southeast Regional Biodynamic Conference September 29-October 1

A high quality educational event with the atmosphere of a seasonal celebration.Please join us for the annual reunion of the region’s sustainable growers, biodynamic enthusiasts, permaculture practitioners, homesteaders, and friends in general. Workshops in Animal Husbandry, Growing Vegetables, Eurythmy, Homeopathy, Fermentation, Permaculture, and Beekeeping.

All MEALS INCLUDED.Chef prepared, local, organic and biodymamic food, complete with hot tea and coffee bar.

For more information and tickets to this event





Study Groups Return

If you have been thinking about joining an Anthroposophy study group, it is a great time to begin.

The Nashville Rudolf Steiner Group will meet the first and third Tuesdays of the month evenings at 7 pm at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville, 1808 Woodmont Blvd., Nashville, Tennessee 37215.  This group is reading Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdom of Nature -Rudolf Steiner . For more information, contact Cathy Green at

Michael Study Group- Meetings are First and Third Monday 3:30  . This group is reading Knowledge of Higher Worlds by Rudolf Steiner.  For more information contact Barbara Bittles at or call 615-294-1216


~Biodynamic Workshop PART 3 Barefoot Farm Series~~

You did not have to have attended the first or second workshop to attend Part 3, you will have just missed out on the information shared then.

Join us the first Sunday of August 2017 for a Biodynamic workshop with Jeff Poppen, the grandfather of Biodynamic Farming & Gardening in the Southeast.

Topics to be covered include: Composting-Plowing-Spring Gardening-Soil Health-Cold Frames-Orchards-Berries-Transplanting-Cultivation-Summer Gardening-Mulching-Companion Planting-Insects-Fungi-Moisture-Harvesting-Flowers-Pastures-Animals-Trellising-Successive Planting-Cover Crops-Fall Gardening-Infrastructure
Minerals-Storage-Forests-Seed Saving-Overwintering
Plus hands-on work with horn manure, horn silica, the compost preparations, barrel compost and horsetail
Transplants, handouts and preparations will be provided to take home with you!

When: Sunday, August 6, from 1-4 pm
You are more than welcome to come early or stay later to participate in whatever is going on at the farm, and to enjoy a meal with us.
2250 Heady Ridge Road, Red Boiling Springs, TN 37150.
Use your GPS to get to Red Boiling Springs, then follow these directions:
TICKETS:We are only accepting a limited number of participants, so please purchase your ticket now so you are guaranteed a spot! Each workshop is $30.
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