Ongoing Events

peace at the farmWeed and Sing
Wednesdays, 1-3pm, at the Community Farm of Ann Arbor, 1525 S. Fletcher Rd., Chelsea. Sing rounds and other songs while weeding crops.
FREE to Community Farm of Ann Arbor and Chrysalis members. Reservations required by Tuesday evening by calling 734-475-7451.

Ann Arbor Biodynamic Study Group
Meets every other Friday at the Rudolf Steiner House, 1923 Geddes Avenue, Ann Arbor, Jan.- March and at various biodynamic gardens outside once the weather improves. For more information email: The Ann Arbor Biodynamic Study Group. FREEpaul with bees

Chrysalis Monthly Member Work Meetings:
Chrysalis members and others interested in supporting the work of Chrysalis Biodynamic Agricultural Learning Center meet the second Thursday of each month (November 2014–May 2015), 5–6:30pm. Call Anne Elder at 734-433-0261 to find out the location for the current month. FREE

feeding the chickensEaster Egg Hunt/Farm Tour
The public is invited each Easter Sunday to walk the fields, meet the animals, explore the barns AND have an Easter egg hunt. Please contact Anne Elder at 734-433-0261 or $5 per child

carrying starts at farmIntensive Apprenticeship Programs
Weekend, one week and two week apprenticeship programs are available. Apprentices work side by side with the farmers, sun up to sun down, addressing all aspects of the job. Food and lodging provided. Please contact Anne Elder at 734-433-0261 or Prices vary.

School Field Trips
From preschoolers to university students, we welcome all ages of students to visit our farm. Some classes stay just a few hours; others stay overnight. This year’s 9th graders from the Rudolf Steiner High School will participate in a week-long practicum where they will work all day alongside the farmers, help prepare meals and camp out each night. We can accommodate up to 30 students per trip. To schedule your field trip to the farm, please contact Anne Elder at 734-433-0261 or The suggested donation is $7/person for a 2-hour field trip.  pizza making at the farm

bread making at the farmThree Sisters Garden
We will be planting, maintaining and harvesting the Native American Three Sisters—corn, beans and squash. The current 2nd grade, soon-to-be 3rd grade class of the Rudolf Steiner Lower School will help with this project. We will discuss the cultural and ecological reasons for planting the sisters together. Concepts of community and helping each other will be highlighted.

Workshops on Specific Biodynamic Practices

At-the-farm workshops include

  • Preparing and Using Biodynamic Field Sprays,
  • Greenhouse Management,
  • Soil Mix Creating and
  • Compost Making and Management.

Off-site workshops include

  • Daily Farm Rhythms and
  • Nutritional Content of Biodynamic Produce.

Please contact us to schedule a workshop. Prices vary.