Are you a member of the Biodynamic Association?

With BDA membership now available on a sliding scale and more member benefits offered than ever before, we hope you will JOIN or RENEW today!

Membership benefits include our Biodynamics journal, discounts on BDA webinars, courses and events, opportunities for connection, special invitations to experience our work — and much more. Every gift through membership not only strengthens our ability to better communicate biodynamics and the spiritual roots it is based on with a wide audience, it will also be matched, up to $11,000, through April thanks to two generous donors!

Check out a full invitation to join or renew from BDA Development Director, Karisa.

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.

Learn, Discuss, and Build Community at the Biodynamic Conference

The Biggest Little Farm: Official Trailer

A testament to the immense complexity of nature, The Biggest Little Farm follows two dreamers and a dog on an odyssey to bring harmony to both their lives and the land. John and Molly Chester farm at Apricot Lane Farms, a certified Biodynamic and organic farm in Ventura County, California.

Posted on Jan 31, 2019

Organization as Organism

By Rebecca Reider: An interview with BDA Executive Director Thea Maria Carlson about communicating biodynamics and thinking of the organization as a living organism.

Posted on Jan 2, 2019

The Food Tells the Story

By Sally Voris: This year, I realized that making biodynamic preparation BD 500 develops intimacy the way good storytelling does. Storytellers sense edges, boundaries, and themes; they attend to the rigors of timing, flow, and nuance, connecting story and audience and conveying multiple levels of meaning.

Posted on Dec 28, 2018

From the Cow’s Perspective

By Craig Holdrege: Do we view our actions within the confines of the already existing status quo, which itself may be unhealthy? Or, do we break through those confines and work to acknowledge and understand the beings we are involved with from their point of view?

Posted on Dec 26, 2018

Spheres of the biodynamic community

Visioning the Future of Biodynamics

By Thea Maria Carlson: An update on the collaborative process, co-led by the Biodynamic Association, Demeter USA, the Josephine Porter Institute, and other partners, to imagine the future of biodynamics in the United States, with an eye toward the 100th anniversary of Rudolf Steiner's lectures to farmers in 2024.

Posted on Dec 20, 2018

"Courageous, Heart-Opening Conversations": Reflections from Conference Scholarship Recipients

By Olivia Sanders and Rocky Ramos: We are so grateful to have shared a magical five days at the Biodynamic Conference in Portland, Oregon with over 800 other biodynamic farmers, activists and advocates just three weeks ago. The weekend was buzzing with courageous, heart-opening conversations and deep questioning of society, consciousness, and agriculture.

Posted on Dec 17, 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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