Perspectives from the 2018 Biodynamic Conference


By Rebecca Briggs: As a member of the BDA staff team, the Biodynamic Conference is for me, in many ways, a realization of all the work we do all year, whether in planning the conference itself or on our many other projects.

Exploring Horn Manure at Open Field Farm


By Thea Maria Carlson "We must know how to gain a kind of personal relationship to all things that concern our farming work and above all a personal relationship to the manure" Rudolf Steiner, Agriculture , Lecture 4 The day after...

Reflections on Biodynamics and Organics


By Anthony Mecca Originally published in Great Song Farm's CSA Newsletter This past weekend I was at the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) Summer Conference in Amherst, MA, exhibiting for and connecting folks...

My Introduction to Homeodynamics with Enzo Nastati


By Stone Hunter When I arrived at Sustainable Settings in Carbondale, Colorado, in March 2015 for the continuation of my North American Biodynamic Apprenticeship (NABDAP) training, I landed into a world of shifting perspectives and...

Tierra Viva: Farming the Living Earth


2016 North American Biodynamic Conference, Nov. 16-20 in Santa Fe, NM First installment in the Tierra Viva series By Thea Maria Carlson “The most remarkable feature of this historical moment on Earth is not that we are on the way to...

A Mid-Winter Festival


By Megan Durney, Pfeiffer Center There is a special quality about the mid-winter time of year, between January 15 th and February 15 th . Here on the East Coast, we try our best to imagine the next season’s beauty and bounty during...