The Biodynamic Association awakens and enlivens co-creative relationships between humans and the earth, transforming the practice and culture of agriculture to renew the vitality of the earth, the integrity of our food, and the health and wholeness of our communities.

JOIN

The Biodynamic Association is a membership organization open to anyone.

Be part of the growing biodynamic community, get access to the Biodynamics journal and many other benefits, and help us make transformative change in the world by becoming a member.

EXPLORE

Biodynamics is a holistic, ecological, and ethical approach to farming, gardening, food, and nutrition. 

Learn about biodynamic principles and practices, see examples of vibrant farms and gardens, and explore biodynamic education opportunities.

CONNECT

Connect with your biodynamic community through the Biodynamic Association.

Discover upcoming events; find local and regional biodynamic groups; browse job, apprenticeship, and land opportunities; and much more.

About Our Work

The Biodynamic Association (BDA) is a participatory, membership-based nonprofit organization that works to nurture the North American biodynamic movement as a diverse, collaborative, and thriving ecosystem. We help thousands of new people understand and practice biodynamics, bringing health to the land and vitality to the food system, and build bridges and partnerships to deepen and evolve the movement toward regenerative agriculture and social justice.

Employment Opportunity: Biodynamics Journal Editor

 

The Biodynamic Association is seeking a part-time Editor for the Biodynamics journal. Find out information on the position, working for the BDA, and how to apply here.

Learn, Discuss, and Build Community at the 2018 Biodynamic Conference

Registration is now open!

Join us for the 2018 North American Biodynamic Conference, Transforming the Heart of Agriculture: Soil. Justice. Regeneration., from November 14-18 in Portland, Oregon. Five days of programming will include field days at local farms and vineyards, inspiring and thought-provoking keynotes, hands-on workshops for beginners and experienced practitioners, delicious local and Biodynamic food and wine, artistic and cultural activities, facilitated conversations, and many new connections. 

Gather, share, question, and explore together with 700-1000 farmers, gardeners, vintners, entrepreneurs, educators, researchers, activists, and enthusiasts from the region, across North America, and around the world.

Please Join Me in Supporting Scholarships for the Biodynamic Conference

Thea Maria Carlson: Since I began working with the Biodynamic Association in 2011, one of my greatest joys has been co-organizing the North American Biodynamic Conference, an incredible gathering that has grown to more than 800 participants from across the Americas and around the world.

Posted on Oct 1, 2018

Autumn Light

By Darby Weaver: I’ve just reached September in what has been one of the toughest Southern summers of growing that I can remember. Although the air is still hot and sticky on my skin, I can feel a deep coolness condensing in my bones. The goldenrod has set fire to the hillsides and the trees will soon follow.

Posted on Sep 20, 2018

Biodynamic Association Launches Project to Foster Cross-Cultural Exchange Between Biodynamic, Traditional, and Indigenous Farmers and Earth Stewards

A new project of the Biodynamic Association will focus on bridging biodynamic, traditional, and Indigenous agricultural communities across the Americas, with support from a grant from the Seeds, Soil and Culture Fund.

Posted on Sep 18, 2018

The Flowering of the Universe

By Delmar McComb: When studying the natural world, one soon becomes conscious of the fact that metamorphic and evolutionary processes are occurring all the time at every level of creation.

Posted on Aug 30, 2018

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Biodynamic Association

By Thea Maria Carlson: This month marks an important moment for the Biodynamic Association and the biodynamic community throughout North America. We are excited to share that after months of development, the Board of Directors and staff of the Biodynamic Association (BDA) have adopted a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement....

Posted on Aug 28, 2018

Biodynamic Handprints

By Jon Biemer: As one of the Biodynamic Association’s newest members, I would like to share why I joined. First, I will share where I’m coming from.

Posted on Jun 22, 2018

Thank You to Our Business & Community Partners

We are grateful to these businesses and organizations for their generous support of our work. We encourage to you to check out the full list and consider supporting them.

 

Join Us as a Business & Community Partner

Reach and support thousands of people interested in biodynamics and regenerative agriculture by becoming a committed Business & Community Partner of the Biodynamic Association. To find out more, contact Penny Molina at penny@biodynamics.com(link sends e-mail) or (262) 649-9212 x7.

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