NNA News for civil society



Narrow escape for Waldorf class at killing spree in Liege

Fri, 13 Apr 2012

WITTEN (NNA) - A tenth class from the Rudolf Steiner School in Witten, Germany, narrowly escaped the attack by a lone gun fanatic in the Belgian city of Liege shortly before Christmas which ended with the death of five...[more]

Camphill Loch Arthur wins prestigious BBC food award

Fri, 13 Apr 2012

BEESWING, Dumfries (NNA) – The Loch Arthur Camphill community near Dumfries in Scotland has won the “Best Food Producer 2011” award for its cheese in the prestigious BBC Food and Farming awards at the end of last year. In...[more]

Radioactivity as a moral challenge

Thu, 12 Apr 2012

LEIPZIG (NNA) - The series of events that led to the nuclear accident at Fukushima have once again made it abundantly clear that present thinking about the environment has not developed to keep up with the rise of radioactivity...[more]

Anthroposophical design in perspective

Wed, 21 Mar 2012

With his book, “Dornach Design”, Reinhold J. Fäth takes a voyage through Rudolf Steiner’s art impulse. It is an opulent book about furniture designed from an anthroposophical perspective during in the period from 1911 to 2011...[more]

Biodynamic cordial business celebrates first year

Wed, 15 Feb 2012

Tom Morrow's is a Devon-based family-run producer of Demeter-certified biodynamic and organic cordials, the only makers of biodynamic cordial in the UK. The business celebrated its first anniversary in January. Here Tom Morrow...[more]

Wise Traditions festival and conference comes to Epsom Down Racecourse

Fri, 10 Feb 2012

LONDON (NNA) – The Wise Traditions London 2012 festival for traditional nutrition will take place next month at Epsom Down Racecourse. The event on 17 and 18 March includes the third annual Weston A. Price Foundation conference...[more]

Unexpected demand for microfinance in Germany

Mon, 23 Jan 2012

BOCHUM (NNA) - The demand for microloans in Germany has proved far larger than initially anticipated. According to Falk Zientz, head of microfinance at the GLS Bank, which was asked by the German government in 2010 to roll...[more]