Posts in Natural Education
Seasonal Cultivation : The Beginning of Spring  

This time of year, the Beginning of Spring, is when the Yang influences are growing in the natural world. By now we are only about 6 weeks away from the Vernal Equinox , one of the times of year where the Yang and Yin are balanced and we have more equal day and night. Even with cooler weather lingering the days are getting longer and the songbirds are singing earlier in the morning.  The increased activities in the natural world are also reflected in the names of the shorter 5 day segments that make up Beginning of Spring – The East Wind Liberates From Icy Shackles, Hibernating Insects Begin to Stir, and Fish Rise Up to the Ice.

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Winter Solstice Event with Andrea Largent

In this magickal kingdom: Earth, there are Spirits & Beings of physical body and Spirits and Beings without body present. The worlds of non-physical reality hold our fascination. Who are they? What do they do? Who is where? And why?  And what happens on this day we call the "Winter Solstice"?   What spirits are around then?    Join us Friday, December 21st at 10:30am to be curious, bring questions, and find some answers as you discover who you might want to become more connected to: guides, angels, fairies, nature spirits, elementals, dragons and unicorns, deities, ancestors – all are welcome, and all are willing to share with you.

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Seasonal Cultivation : Late Summer/Earth 

“Earth” is the name the Chinese give to the energy of late Summer. Late Summer is the season of the Harvest. The gathering in of all that has been produced the rest of the year. As such it is correlated with nourishment and abundance, a time when grains are reaped and fruits are pieced in preparation for winter. It is a golden time of contentment and security, of basking in the flow of achievement and satisfaction. The energy of Earth is that of rich ripe stillness.

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August Break

During the remainder of the month of August, the Farm will be closed, so we will not be offering sessions or appointments with Diane during the month of August. If you choose to book an appointment, please understand that sessions will be scheduled upon Diane's return after September 3rd. Diane will have limited internet access during the time she is away, so emails, orders and inquiries will be handled upon her return after Labor Day. We thank you for your patience and understanding, and look forward to connecting with you in September!

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Seasonal Cultivation : Spring  

As we are closer to the Spring Equinox and the traditional Western start of Spring, we start to see lots of green sprouting everywhere. But Spring starts much earlier than we may realize, and even Spring has mini-season's within her that are truly remarkable little periods where Nature is waking up and ready for brand new beginnings!

 
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