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Update on Friends of Toronto Waldorf School Community Bond proposal

View from the five acres, looking towards the Toronto Waldorf School.

Back in December we posted about an initiative from the “Friends of Toronto Waldorf School Foundation”. The Friends proposed to raise $3.6 million in community bonds so that they could extend a mortgage to the school thus making it possible for the school to not sell land. The new mortgage would replace an existing mortgage coming due in April 2014 and provide some additional interim funding. Continue reading

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Friends group raising $3.6M to save 5 acres of Toronto Waldorf School land

At stake here — saving five acres of biodynamic gardens on an anthroposophical campus — from encroaching suburban sprawl. Photo via Friends of Toronto Waldorf School Foundation.

In case you’ve been wondering why posts on the Bovine have been so sparse lately, one contributing factor may be the editor’s pre-occupation with a controversy closer to home. The Toronto Waldorf School (TWS) has not figured much on the Bovine to date, although the school’s parking lot was, until a few years ago, the meeting place for contact with farm-share members in the city. And although we’ve never mentioned it, many of the Glencolton farm-share or cowshare members have in some way been connected with the school, either as parents or faculty. Continue reading

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