Important Links

 

Links to other Arizona State Waldorf Charter Schools:

Desert Star Community School -A K-7 Charter School inspired by Waldorf Education in Cornville, Arizona. (Near Sedona and Cottonwood)

Pine Forest School -A tuition-free charter school that offers Waldorf curriculum for grades 1-8. Located in Flagstaff, AZ.

Desert Marigold School -A charter school with a K-12 program with a rich curriculum inspired by Rudolf Steiner’s pedagogical philosophy. Located on a beautiful, 12-acre campus at the foot of South Mountain, in Phoenix, AZ

Mountain Oak School -Located in Prescott, Arizona. Mountain Oak School is a public charter school that is run by a community of people who are committed to the principles of Waldorf education for grades K-8.

 

Waldorf Links:

MillennialChild -A contemporary resource for people interested in educating children in the twenty-first century. Their foundation rests on Waldorf education which in turn arises out of Anthroposophy, a worldview promulgated by Rudolf Steiner. Founded by Eugene Schwartz. Videos by Eugene Schwartz can be found at the following link:     millennialchild.com/Videos/WaldorfVideos

Waldorf Answers -A private site intending to provide answers about Waldorf education- in depth. Also provides a list of public Waldorf schools and how they differ from independent (private) ones.

Bob and Nancy’s Homepage -Information such as articles, links to jobs, and other Waldorf resources.

Waldorf Books -Bob and Nancy’s Bookshop

Waldorf World -Listings related to Waldorf education and a healthy family life.

Christopherus Homeschool Resources -Waldorf inspired parenting and education. Christopherus provides Waldorf home-school publishing and consulting.

Rudolf Steiner College -A center for Waldorf teacher education, transformative learning, and the arts. Located in Sacramento, CA.

Juniper Tree School of Puppetry Arts -Early Childhood Puppetry and Storytelling Training Courses. Juniper Tree School of Story and Puppetry Arts has been a center for artistic, therapeutic, and early childhood puppetry and story arts for 30 years.

Live Education! -Live Education! produces homeschooling supplies for families and institutions inspired by a Waldorf perspective. They offer individualized curriculum and pedagogical support (K-8) to form the basis for full-time home education or to supplement traditional schooling.

Television show, the List, highlights Desert Marigold School.

…and a video made by the parents of Desert Marigold School. Desert Marigold made this video for Bookman’s ‘School Challenge.’ It is one of three finalists!

 Standing Out Without Standing Alone by Douglas Gerwin and David Mitchell A great study regarding graduates of Waldorf schools.

Local Links:

Ben’s Bells Project -A local nonprofit organization created to spread kindness to others. In memory of Ben Packard who died of croup when he was almost 3 years old.

Native Seeds/SEARCH -Native Seeds conserves, distributes and documents the adapted and diverse varieties of agricultural seeds. Their shop located on 4th Avenue has seeds for eating, seeds for planting, beautiful handmade baskets, masks, wooden spoons, and more.

KiwiKnitting Company -A friendly shop filled with beautiful natural fiber yarns and lots of knitting know-how. Whether you are learning to knit, stitch, or creating the latest sweater design, your imagination can run wild in an exciting world of colors and textures.

Holistic Moms Network -The Holistic Moms Network is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization connecting parents who are interested in holistic health and green living.

Tucson Community Supported Agriculture -Be part of the local food system! Know your farmer, cook creatively, eat seasonally and healthily, and support local sustainable farming. The Tucson CSA offers subscriptions, or “shares,” for local organic produce. You may subscribe at any time.

 The Loft Cinema’s Farmers’ Market   -Saturdays, 8:00AM to Noon. Arizona Sprout House, San Xavier Co-op Farm, River Road Gardens, Local Roots Aquaponics and the Breckenfield Family Growers, pastries from Baviers Pastery, local honey from the Tucson Honey Company, eggs from Zen Hens, dog treats from Ozzie’s Naturals, lasagna from Lasagna and More, bread from Small Planet Bakery, raw ice cream from Tonic Sustenance, fair trade/organic coffee from Café Aqui, plants from Dream Flower Garden, salsa from Chilttepica Salsa, soap from Sun Grown Soaps, and seed bombs from Green Fire Arizona. Each week, along with all the great local food being sold- live music, food demonstrations, short films, and other activities. Each week, three tables offered for other non-profits to use, free of charge, to promote their organizations. Please contact farmersmarket@loftaz.com for more information.

 

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