We are grateful to these businesses and organizations for their generous support of our work. We encourage to you to check them out and consider supporting them.
Vermont Compost Company was founded by organic crop growing professionals to meet the need for high quality composts and compost based, living soil mixes for certified organic plant production. We are committed to helping our customers produce vigorous plants with organic methods, striving to provide the best technical assistance possible to ensure your success in our products.
Zen&Bunni noticed that people were very receptive to discussing their health and the wellbeing of Mother Nature, after they experienced their beyond organic chocolate. Working with cosmic “regenerative farmers” from around the world allow Zen&Bunni to stone grind a magical chocolate free of dairy, gluten, soy, and refined sugars for you and the planet.
Steiner Health is a non-profit offering out-patient and in-patient anthroposophic medical care and therapies. The out-patient practice runs on a cooperative economic model and the in patient center offers Life Force Intensive Sessions, Fasting Weekends and a Youth Medical Internship program each summer. For more information visit steinerhealth.org
Sero Biodynamic Seed was created by Tom & Julie Johns, owners of Territorial Seed Company, as a way to help establish and promote Biodynamic agriculture in the US. Intrigued by the fact that Biodynamic seed performed exceedingly well in Territorial’s vegetable trials, Tom traveled to Europe to visit large and small Biodynamic seed growers that had implemented Biodynamic practices. He saw the advantage of Biodynamic grown seed, and the need to bring Biodynamic farming practices and techniques to the US
Weleda was founded in 1921 by Dr. Rudolf Steiner, who pioneered the Biodynamic® farming method, we have been making holistic skin care products for 90 years – in harmony with nature and the human being. Using only the purest ingredients to formulate our products, our raw materials are certified-natural by the European organization NaTrue.
Lundberg Family Farms is a fourth generation family-owned and operated company. After nearly 75 years, the Lundberg family still carries on their family heritage of using eco-positive farming methods to produce wholesome, healthful rice products while improving and protecting the environment for generations to come.
Organic Valley is a farmer-owned cooperative representing 1,850+ organic farmers in 36 U.S. states, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom. Focused on its founding mission of saving family farms through organic farming, the co-op produces a wide range of organic dairy, egg, soy and produce products sold around the world.
Malibu Compost is the first producer and distributor of Certified Biodynamic compost in the country. We are led by a team of folks passionate about 3 things: stewardship of this Earth we all share, respect for its people, plants and animals, and utilizing business as a force for social change.
Like the seed of the mate tree, Guayakí started small on the California Central Coast in 1996. From two with a vision to five friends on a mission, we set out to share yerba mate and pioneer a revolutionary Market Driven Restoration business model to empower customers to drive tangible change with every purchase.
Founded in 1985, JPI is a national producer and distributer of biodynamic preparations serving over 2,500 customers in the past three years alone. As a nonprofit, JPI also supports the biodynamic community of North American by providing education, research, and outreach activities on the making and using of biodynamic preparations.
Eco Terreno Wines was born from the land, cultivated by passion and fueled by dedication. Today, we’re proud to present our unique, small batch offering of meticulously crafted wines that Mark Lyon and the Alexander valley are known for. We are working towards organic and Biodynamic certification in 2017.
New Country Organics make soy-free, certified organic feeds for poultry, goats, swine, sheep, cattle and horses as well as certified organic, kelp-based livestock minerals. And we carry hard to get products, like Thorvin® Icelandic Kelp, CoolStance®, Hemp bedding, Grubblies, Luv-Nest™, Speedi-Beet®, Chaffhaye and Diatomaceous Earth.
Buchi comes out a rich history of makers that craft kombucha to cultivate the culture™ -- both the billions of beneficial bacteria in our bottles and a thriving human culture that celebrates the thirst for life™. By engaging in transparent, triple-bottom line commerce and catalyzing community centered movements, Buchi is advancing regional food systems to live in a more symbiotic way with each other and our planet.
Chateau Maris is located in the Languedoc region in the South of France. Managed using biodynamic practices by wine creator Robert Eden, Chateau Maris produces wines that are respected for their layers of fruit & supple texture. Chateau Maris is also the pioneer of the world's first winery made from hemp. Good for the planet, good for the wine, good for you.
High Mowing Seeds is an independent seed company offering 100% organic, non-GMO seeds. We believe a deeper understanding of how re-built food systems can support health on all levels – healthy environments, economies, communities and bodies. We believe in a hopeful and inspired view of the future based on better stewardship for our planet.
CONNOILS is a global manufacturer and distributor of high-quality natural, organic and nutritional Internally Stabilized Bulk Oils, Oil Powders, Softgels and Specialty Ingredients, CONNOILS is your single source supplier! We are competitively priced in key products like Borage, MCT, Evening Primrose, Rice Bran, Black Currant, Coconut and Grape Seed in both Oils & Powders. CONNOILS is working towards providing Biodynamic® products and will be looking to make connections in the biodynamic community to find resources to make this possible.
Andrew Beedy is an Organic and Biodynamic farming consultant providing a whole-farm, holistic approach to the design, build and management of unique farming systems and sustainable landscape design. Based out of California, all of Andrew’s projects — from large-scale commercial farms, to unique landscape gardens — are undertaken with the vision of building beautiful, long lasting, environmentally-responsible and uniquely vibrant spaces.
Pendragon Specialties is a proud supporter of the BDA providing machinery for sustainable farming including stirring machines for the unique biodynamic stirring process, ergonomic work carts that make intensive crop growing humanly sustainable, nut processing machinery, cultivating equipment and design/build services. We help farmers work better to live better.
Yellow Barn is dedicated to biodynamic agriculture as an importer and advocate for biodynamic farming. Since 2012 Yellow Barn has been importing biodynamic pasta sauces, passatas, and concentrates from Italy. We have developed a biodynamic activity book for kids. We see biodynamic agriculture as the future of sustainability in food production.
At Benziger, we're about three things: family, great wine and healthy vineyards. For more than thirty years, we've farmed our ranch on Sonoma Mountain and searched Sonoma County for the most distinctive and expressive vineyards. Once found, we tend these sites using certified Biodynamic, organic and sustainable farming methods. The result is a portfolio of authentic and memorable wines.
Frey Vineyards is a third-generation family-owned and operated winery located at the pristine headwaters of the Russian River in Redwood Valley, Mendocino County, California.Their organic and Biodynamic farming methods encourage care for the soil, groundwater, and wildlife, promoting rich biodiversity in the vineyard. Ninety percent of our land is held as unspoiled natural habitat with a diverse mix of native plants and animals. As stewards of the land, we emphasize producing organic and Biodynamic wine of the highest quality while caring for planet and palate alike.
Established in 1989, Crofter's has been manufacturing organic products since the beginning of the trend toward organics. Crofter's makes the best tasting, nutritious, organic fruit spreads possible with 1/3 less sugar than traditional preserves. We support your right to know what is in your food, so you can trust Crofter's to nourish your family with certified organic, Non-GMO Project Verified fruit spreads with nutritious fruit.
The Hudson Valley Farm Hub is a non-profit center for resilient agriculture located on 1,255 acres of prime farmland in Hurley, NY. We provide professional farmer training, conduct and host agricultural research, and demonstrate innovative agricultural practices. The Farm Hub is an initiative of the Local Economies Project. Our vision is for a collaborative food and farm economy that meets the economic and social needs of our communities while working in partnership with nature.
The Anthroposophical Society in America is a community of individuals supporting development, communication, and practice of Rudolf Steiner's anthroposophy, which underlies initiatives around the world like biodynamic farming and Waldorf education. At anthroposophy.org you can read being human magazine, find conferences, groups, and webinars, and explore the Rudolf Steiner Library.
For over 30 years, Michael Fields Agricultural Institute has been a leading innovator in the movement for profitable, environmentally sound, socially responsible, and sustainable agriculture. Through research, education, advocacy and community engagement, Michael Fields helps empower farmers and consumers. We believe that responsible food and farming systems can help solve some of the most pressing environmental and societal problems of the 21st century.
Connecting mindful consumers with the biodynamic community farmers, product producers, certifiers and charitable organizations - White Leaf Provisions LLC provides conscious consumer information, beyond organic and Biodynamic® Certified products, and an online community marketplace program for producers of Biodynamic products. WLP proudly supports educational programs for tomorrow’s biodynamic farmers.
Located 35 miles north of New York City, The Pfeiffer Center practices, teaches and promotes biodynamics, a spiritually based approach to working toward the renewal of agriculture. Our research and our educational programs are based on the practical work of creating a farm individuality in a suburban setting, working toward the biodynamic ideal of reuniting culture and agriculture.
Cafe Altura, founded in 1980, is a family run business focusing on Organic, Fair trade and Biodynamic Coffees. Cafe Altura's history is tied to the first Biodynamic coffee farm in Chiapas, Mexico called La Finca Irlanda. After visiting this strictly Biodynamic Finca in the seventies, Chris Shepherd founded Cafe Altura.
Kimberton Whole Foods is a multigenerational family business that continues to grow, while maintaining a passionate commitment to integrity and sustainability in agriculture. A true friend of the farmer, the store is regularly honored for ethical business leadership and meaningful contributions to regional sustainable agriculture.
Support and communicate with the growing biodynamic movement, and join us in rethinking agriculture, by becoming a committed Business & Community Partner of the Biodynamic Association.
Business & Community Partner packages are customizable and can include:
To find out more, contact Penny Molina at firstname.lastname@example.org or (262) 649-9212 x7.
Uriel creates natural remedies designed for the whole human being, based on the insights of Rudolf Steiner. Uriel was founded in 1996 by Mark McKibben, R.Ph. to meet the needs of anthroposophically oriented practitioners and their patients. Located on a small farm in Wisconsin, Uriel makes remedies in small batches with great care to ensure their vitality and effectiveness, using ingredients from our biodynamic gardens and the living, breathing forces of sunrise and sunset.
Since 1950. Family Owned. Passionate About Food.
DeLallo began as an Italian market in the hardworking industrial town of Jeannette, PA, just outside of Pittsburgh. Founders George and Madeline DeLallo established their marketplace over 60 years ago. The DeLallo family is dedicated to sharing their passion for food with the community, believing each product should tell a story and deliver an authentic Italian experience.
Since 2005, Independent Natural Food Retailers Association has united natural and organic food retailers with the main goal of providing a collective voice and educating consumers on the benefits of real food. As Independents, INFRA members have the ability to represent their local communities and to work with farmers aligned with their own mission and values. INFRA looks forward to its partnership with BDA and continuing the conversation with consumers on the benefits of regenerative agriculture.
RSF Social Finance offers innovative opportunities to invest, give, and get funding that generate positive social, economic, and ecological impact. Since 1984, RSF has made over $450 million in loans, grants, and investments supporting social enterprises in the areas of food & agriculture, education & the arts, and ecological stewardship.
KeHE Distributors, LLC provides Natural & Organic and Specialty products to natural food stores, chain grocery stores, independent grocery stores and other specialty product retailers throughout North America. KeHE is the trusted B Corp Certified and employee-owned company with over 4,500 Careholders ™ in the U.S. and Canada. To learn more please visit KeHE.com.
SteinerBooks is the publisher of the works of Rudolf Steiner, an Austrian educator, social reformer and esotericist who founded Anthroposophy. He is considered the father of Waldorf education, biodynamic agriculture, anthroposophical medicine and spiritual science. Steinerbooks also publishes the works of contemporary authors expanding on his thinking.
Badger is a family run and family friendly company that makes certified organic and 100% natural personal care products ranging from lip balms to sunscreens. Badger is a New Hampshire Benefit Corporation and a certified B Corp, demonstrating its hard work to create a healthy business with ethical and charitable principles.
Hawthorne Valley Farm is located on a 400+-acre biodynamic farm with dairy herd, small animals, vegetable gardens that serve 4 CSA groups and 5 Greenmarkets, on-site creamery, bakery, and lacto-fermented artisan food production, Hawthorne Valley includes diverse place-based learning opportunities from an early childhood through 12th grade independent day school to summer camps and afterschool programs, and ecological and social research initiatives as well as artistic studies.
Quantum Agriculture is devoted to global agricultural restoration, integrating biodynamics, agro-homeopathy and biological practices in forestry, grazing, dairy, grains, vegetables, fruits and aquaculture. Full spectrum problem solving from the soil up with easy to read graphs, accurate analysis and recommendations. Visit www.quantumagriculture.com for information classes, workshops, education, research, newsletters and new book, Biodynamics and Beyond from co-founders Shabari Bird and Hugh Lovel.
Eden Foods is a 48-year independent natural food manufacturer of more than 250 organic, traditional, pure pantry foods. We search out the best food possible and share it with others. The EDEN brand means zero untoward additives, irradiation, preservatives, food colorings, refined sugar, or GMOs.
Yggdrasil Land Foundation’s purpose is to protect sustainable and biodynamic farmland, create land access for farmers, and cultivate agriculture-based regional economies. YLF owns land and manages conservation easements in three regions of the United States: Southeastern Wisconsin, Southern New Hampshire, and Northern California. YLF is a supporting organization to the Biodynamic Association (WI), Michael Fields Agricultural Institute (WI), and RSF Social Finance (CA). The three organizations appoint the majority of the directors, and make their respective resources available to further YLF’s mission.
Coastal Roots Farm is a nonprofit community farm and education center where we nourish connections—to ourselves, our neighbors, and the land. Inspired by Jewish wisdom and centuries-old agricultural traditions, we practice sustainable farming and share our harvest with communities that lack access to healthy food. Our goal is to become a model for community farming and creative Jewish expression, both at home in Encinitas, California, and around the world.
For nearly 50 years, Dr. Hauschka Skin Care has remained committed to health and sustainability. Dr. Hauschka products are formulated from the highest quality organic, Biodynamic and ethically wild-harvested ingredients, sourced from the company’s own Biodynamic gardens and independent growers the world over.