The Biodynamic Association (BDA) 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 or renew your membership today to collectively engage the transformative potential of biodynamics to meet the great challenges facing Earth and humanity.

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.

Visit Our New Marketplace Page!

In this unprecedented time, we are offering this new page as a way to showcase what our community offers, so you can stay connected and perhaps support one another. Check back often as offerings will be updated weekly! If you have products or services you would like to let our community know about and are a current member or Business Partner, please email partners@biodynamics.com for more information. 

Transforming Society from the Roots — The Threefold Nature of Our Work

By Seth Jordan: When we look to Rudolf Steiner’s work for help in social and societal transformation, we find that his focus in this work is primarily on society itself — understanding the living, dynamic lawfulness of the “social organism.”

Posted on Aug 31, 2020

Observations from the Farm

By Randy Buresh: Living in harmony with the land is what we are proud to do

Posted on Aug 13, 2020

Michigan Forms a New Biodynamic Regional Group

By Anna McAvoy-Emrick: An exciting development in the state of Michigan in 2020 has been the formation of a new biodynamic regional group.

Posted on Aug 7, 2020

BDA & Demeter USA Q&As

As we announced in June, the boards of directors of the Biodynamic Association (BDA) and Demeter USA have voted to initiate a process to bring our two organizations together into one new organization: the Biodynamic Demeter Association.

Posted on Jul 29, 2020

The Land That Feeds Us

By Janet Gamble: Farming is a cultural act.

Posted on Jul 9, 2020

Biodynamics, Social Justice, and Rudolf Steiner's Agriculture Course

By Cory Eichman: How do we grow food that nourishes the whole human being, and communities, in body, soul, and spirit?

Posted on Jun 30, 2020

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Community Connections

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Online Forums

Covid-19 updates and resources, job postings, land opportunities, and more

What Is Biodynamics?

Resources on the principles and practices, biodynamic preparations, research, certification, and more

North American Biodynamic Conference

The North American Biodynamic Conference brings together 700-1000 farmers, gardeners, educators, students, activists, entrepreneuers, and others interested in biodynamics from across the continent — and beyond. The largest biodynamic gathering on this continent, this conference offers an unparalleled opportunity to connect, learn, question, share, and explore over the course of five days of programming. 

Discover more about our 2021 conference in Westminster, CO, on November 10-14; alternative programming for November 11-15, 2020; and recordings, reflections, photos, and details from past conferences.

Explore more with Biodynamic Conference recordings

Wish you could have been there? Journey deeper with Biodynamic Conference recordings. Recordings from the 2019 and 2018 conferences are available for purchase now

Photos by Trav Williams/Broken Banjo Photography

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 aim to incubate strong leadership in the biodynamic community; grow the community of biodynamic farmers, ranchers, gardeners, and land stewards; communicate the powerful vision of biodynamics and the potential it holds for the Earth; and nurture the deep spiritual roots and insights of biodynamics.

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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