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.

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...

Reverence and Awe


By Karen Davis-Brown Reprinted from the newsletter of the Biodynamic Association of Northern California You know that biodynamic agriculture lives in you, when you see or smell manure — particularly cow manure — and a...

Only What Is Fruitful Is True


By Stewart Lundy I went to Hugh Courtney’s November, 2015 biodynamic practicum at Earth Legacy Agriculture in Floyd, Virginia, with the expectation that I would get some practical experience working with the preparations. I learned...